국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

  • Open today

    10:00 - 21:00

    The Outdoor Exhibition Area is open from 7:00 am.

  • Admission Fees

    Free

    Separate charge for the special exhibitions

    • Viewing hours

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday : 10:00 am ~ 6:00 pm (Final entrance at 5:30 pm)

      Wednesday & Saturday : 10:00 am ~ 9:00 pm (Final entrance at 8:30 pm)

      The museum is open daily.

      Closed on January 1st, Luna New Year's (Feb. 1, 2022), Chuseok Holiday (Sep. 10, 2022)

      The Outdoor Exhibition Area is open from 7:00 am.

      No ticket required.

    • Children’s Museum

    • Session 1 : 10:00 am ~ 11:50 am

      Session 2 : 12:00 pm ~ 1:20 pm

      Session 3 : 1:30 pm ~ 2:50 pm

      Session 4 : 3:00 pm ~ 4:20 pm

      Session 5 : 4:30 pm ~ 5:50 pm

      Admission is free, but you must have a ticket to enter the Children's Museum.

      For each session, online reservations are available for 120 tickets.

    • Admission Fees

    • 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.

    • Visitor Services

    • Wheelchairs and strollers are available free of charge in the Great Hall.
      ※ Baby carriages are only rented for children who weigh less than 15kg.

      The museum has a free coat check to the west of the Main Entrance.

      Coin storage lockers are available at two locations: in the Special Exhibition Gallery and in front of the Children’s Museum. A refundable 100 won coin is required.

      A nursing room is located in the Great Hall, on the first floor, across from the museum shop.

      There are three museum shops, as well as an online store. [online store (in Korean)]

  • Visitor Tips

    • To wear a mask.
    • To have one's temperature taken
    • Smoking is prohibited anywhere in the museum.
    • Food, beverages, and pets are prohibited. Certified service dogs are permitted to assist visitors with disabilities.
    • Cell phones must be turned off or switched to silent mode before you enter the exhibition galleries.
    • Please refrain from speaking loudly and running in the exhibition halls.
    • Refrain from touching any of the artifacts and exhibits or engage in behavior that might damage them.
    • Flash photography, use of a tripod, selfie stick or gimbal, and taking photos for commercial use are strictly prohibited.
    • Photography or videotaping for commercial purposes requires advanced written permission from the museum.
    • Wheeled shoes are prohibited inside the museum.
    • Refrain from using a bike, kickboard, inline skate or skateboard within the museum.
    • Please wear appropriate attire. Refrain from wearing slippers.