Special Exhibitions

  • Current
    Goryeo: The Glory of Korea
    • Date 2018-12-04 ~ 2019-03-03
    • Location Special Exhibition Gallery

    In June 1123, a group of envoys from Huizong ― the emperor of Song Dynasty of China ― arrived in Gaegyeong, the capital city of Goryeo. Xu Jing(徐兢, 1091~1153), an envoy member, described ...

  • Current
    Kazakhstan-The Cradleland of the "Golden Man"
    • Date 2018-11-27 ~ 2019-02-24
    • Location Special Exhibition Gallery (1st floor, Permanent Exhibition Hall)

    In collaboration with the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the National Museum of Korea is proud to present this special exhibition, Kazakhstan, the Cradleland of the Golden...

  • Current
    Treasures from the SOHN Collection of Calligraphy and Painting
    • Date 2018-11-22 ~ 2019-03-24
    • Location Permanent Exhibition Hall, East Wing 2F, 202

    Sohn Chang Kun (孫昌根 , 1929–) donated to the National Museum of Korea a total of 304 pieces in 202 discrete Korean cultural properties that he and his late father Sohn Se Ki (孫世基, 1903–198...

  • Current
    Black-glazed ware in Sinan shipwreck collection
    • Date 2018-06-04 ~ 2019-06-02
    • Location Sinan shipwreck Gallery

    Following the special exhibition Discoveries from the Sunken Ship of Sinan held in 2016 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the discovery of the treasures kept in the sunken ship off t...

  • Upcoming
    From Empire to Republic
    • Date 2019-02-28 ~ 2019-09-15
    • Location Thematic Exhibition Gallery

    From Empire to Republic: Centennial Anniversary of March 1st Independence Movement and Korea Provisional Government   Preface To commemorate the Centennial Anniversary of March 1st Indep...

Visitor Information

Hours
  • Opening times
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday : 10:00 ~ 18:00
  • Wednesday & Saturday : 10:00 ~ 21:00
  • Sunday & Holidays : 10:00 ~ 19:00
  • Temporary Closed Monday of the Permanent Exhibition Hall : April 1st and November 4th.
  • Closed days January 1st, Seollal (Feb. 5, 2019), Chuseok (Sept. 13, 2019)
Admission
  • 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.

Highlights

  • Buncheong Ritual Vessel in Underglaze Iron Brown
  • Duma mask
  • Landscape
  • Portrait of Yi Je-hyeon
  • Nonggajipseong (Compilation for Farmers)
  • Copper Dragon Head Decoration

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