국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

  • Library

    West Wing 4F (the 2nd floor of the exhibition areas)

    The library holds Korean and foreign books and digital media on archaeology, art history, historical studies, and other topics related to the museum. It is a place of information and learning.

    • Hours

      10:00-18:00

    • Closed on

      January 1st, Lunar New Year's, Chuseok Holiday, and other days designated by the Director General of NMK.

  • Education Center & Auditoriums

    It is an open space for cultural activities, where you can see diverse and useful sessions of cultural education including programs linked with items displayed at the museum, programs for adults, youths, foreigners, families, and workers, and educational programs linked with special exhibitions.

  • Theater Yong

    1st floor for exhibition of the West Wing

    Theater Yong offers the finest cultural space and facilities with a capacity of 805 seats. The multi-purpose stage hosts classical music, ballet, stage play, and other genres of high-quality performance.

    • Contact

      +82-2-1544-5955

    Theater Yong
The museum has four stores, where goods associated with the country’s cultures and history are displayed and sold. The goods range from those imitating the shape of national treasure-grade artifacts to master craftsmen’s work pieces, the likes of which you cannot find elsewhere. They include those developed by the museum on its own, books, artifacts, and practical articles with modernized design.
  • Online museum shop

    You can purchase cultural goods more easily through the internet. You can also ask for luxury wrapping by choosing to pay an additional fee.

    Online shop
  • Museum Shop 1

    Next to Great hall, West Wing 1F

    A variety of cultural products are offered: reasonably priced souvenirs, living ware, handicrafts, professional art works, books on history and ar

    • Hours

      Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
      Wed/Sat 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm
      Sun 10:00 am ~ 7:00 pm

  • Museum Shop 2

    Center of Permanent Exhibition Hall 1F

    Cultural products and books related to exhibitions are displayed, and are available for purchase.

    • Hours

      Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
      Wed/Sat 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm
      Sun 10:00 am ~ 7:00 pm

  • Museum Shop 3

    Center of Permanent Exhibition Hall 3F

    Cultural goods outlet stores sell cultural products that have passed the season with a discount rate of 30% to 70%.(However, book 10%)

    • Hours

      Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
      Wed/Sat 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm
      Sun 10:00 am ~ 7:00 pm

  • Children's Museum Shop

    Next to Children's Museum, West Wing 1F

    Products and books for Children on the themes of history and culture are available. Like the Children's Museum, the shop is designed to enhance children’s visit.

    • Hours

      Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
      Wed 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
      Last Wed 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm
      Sat/Sun 10:00 am ~ 7:00 pm

  • Museum Nadeulgil

    Museum Nadeulgil, a path of 255m, comprises a 160m moving walkway and a 95m stretch inside the museum grounds where exhibitions, small concerts, and events can be held.

    • Hours

      7:00 am ~ 11:00 pm