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Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

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747-18, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-890, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The landmark is the big silver ball sculpture in front of the museum. you have to walk about 15 minutes from Hangangjin Station.

Thank Watchalee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So Samsung makes smartphones and has its own museums. This one is not about tech though. It has a wide variety of artifacts including ancient ones. Drop by here if you want to feel less guilty about spending all time only drinking in Itaewon. Walking...More

Thank TravelingLia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is stunning. Exquisite works are beautifully displayed in a wonderful setting. Do not miss out! It is easily accessible by the Seoul subway.

Thank Goldz
Reviewed October 11, 2018

A perfect retreat for a rainy day in Seoul, I got free entry with the Discover Seoul pass. Many interesting pieces on display, perhaps most striking is Anish Kapoor's signature metallic bubbles in the garden. Photography policy is abit confusing, at the entrance is says...More

Thank 22_L_C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A friend took us to Leeum and we had no expectations. The two museums were equally beautiful. I specially enjoyed learning about modern Korean artists and the old earthenware collection. However our favorite part was the audio guide, which would automatically play files that corresponded...More

Thank Sanjri
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Stunning museum. The architecture is splendid. The modern interpretation of a spiral cathedral-like staircase a highlight. The light entering modern museum number two. Collection small but perfectly formed. Highlight for us were the 4th floor museum number one - celadon pieces.

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

modern building for ancien art and collections of impressive pieces (you see the difference compared to some museum) . noticeable art section with the well known korean artists.

Thank BenoitY
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This gallery was a real treasure to find. The modern art work was just beautiful. Please note that the “spider” is not at the gallery anymore, although it is still on the website. Plenty of other great works to view in an amazing building. Very...More

Thank 246ianf
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Love museum 2:Beyond Sapce more than 1:Beyond Time, One of my favorite art at Public zone is ''Olafur Eliasson'' Digital guide is really useful, and the rental cost 1,000won, quite cheap.

Thank Verna_Hsu
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We loved this museum. It has terrific exhibits. For $1 you can get an audio tour that is excellent. The gift shop has gorgeous items. The neighborhood has many good restaurants too.

Thank Beth S
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