Special Exhibitions

  • Current
    Korea-China Special Exchange Exhibition “Celebration the Year of the Ox
    • Date 2021-02-02 ~ 2021-03-07
    • Location Exhibiton Hall 2rd floor 'SPACE ON'

    The Korea-China Year of the Ox exhibition held to commemorate 2021, the Year of the Ox, is the first outcome of an academic exchange agreement signed in 2020 by the National Museum of Kor...

  • Current
    After Every Winter Comes Spring
    • Date 2020-11-24 ~ 2021-04-04
    • Location Special Exhibition Gallery

    Life’s Joys and Sorrows Joy and sorrow go hand in hand, always, being within our reach. There comes severe cold, followed by warmth, sadness giving way to delight. Sometimes we are overc...

  • Current
    The story of History through Hangeul
    • Date 2020-10-07 ~ 2021-03-31
    • Location Joseon Dynasty Gallery II of Gallery on the First Floor

    From October 17, 2020 through March 31, 2021, the National Museum of Korea is holding the special exhibition The Story of History through Hangeul to commemorate the 574th anniversary of t...

  • Current
    Clap in Awe, Album of Genre Paintings by Kim Hong-do
    • Date 2020-05-06 ~ 2021-05-30
    • Location Calligraphy and Painting Ⅱ Gallery

    Clap in Awe Album of Genre Paintings by Kim Hong-do is the definitive masterpiece of Kim Hong-do (1745–after 1806, sobriquet: Danwon). The paintings “Wrestling,” “A Dancing Boy,” and “A...

  • Current
    Opening of World Art Gallery
    • Date 2019-12-16 ~ 2021-11-07
    • Location World Art Gallery, Permanent Exhibition Hall 3F

    Opening of World Art Gallery in National Museum of Korea  The National Museum of Korea has reorganized its existing Asian Arts Gallery into the “World Art Gallery” to present a variety...

Visitor Information

  • Opening times
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday : 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday & Saturday : 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm
  • Sunday & Holidays : 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm
  • Temporary Closed Monday of the Permanent Exhibition Hall : April 5th.
  • Closed days January 1st, Seollal (Feb. 12, 2021), Chuseok (Sep. 21, 2021)
  • Admission is free to the Main Exhibition Hall and the Children's Museum.
  • There is a separate charge for the special exhibition in the Special Exhibition Gallery.


  • Painting of Fishermen
  • Silver-rimmed Celadon Bowl
  • Convex Roof-end Tile with Inscription
  • Collected Works of the Six Loyal Retainers
  • Bronze Kundika with Silver Inlaid Landscape Design
  • Dining Table

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