The number of visitors to the NMK topped 20 million on August 7, 2012, since its relocation to Yongsan in October, 2005. The lucky 20 millionth visitor was Ms. Um Ji-yeon, who came with her children.
Director Kim Youngna of the Museum presented her with a reproduction of white porcelain (National Treasure No. 1437), a copy of NMK catalog, and tickets to Jeju Island that was sponsored by Korean air.
* Number of Visitors after the NMK’s relocation to Yongsan
100,000 visitors in 3 days (October, 31, 2005)
1,000,000 visitors in 44 days (December 16, 2005)
10,000,000th visitor on May 17, 2009
15,000,000th visitor on January 4, 2011
20,000,000th visitor on August 7, 2012