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Visit to Gwangju National Museum

The Gwangju National Museum is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Gwangju city... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2015
Petaling District, Malaysia
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nordic spirit

Beautiful museum with so much to offer. We came on the opening of Nordic Spirit which is a gorgeous... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2015
a s
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“Genuinely interesting displays”
Apr 26, 2018
“Great art!”
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52 Haseo-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61104, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great displays here - well worth the visit. Sculpture, aesthetic installations (moving pillars!), traditional and contemporary paintings and a special hanji display were all thoroughly absorbing. Also, you can leave your backpacks in the lockers.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Stayed there for 2 hours. It has many beautiful paintings to see. It’s a must for any art lover. It’s for free as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AsmaZaher
Reviewed December 30, 2015

exhibition (Jeong Gwang Hee, 2014) was fair, but the education space within the museum was well planned, which tailors not only the kids but also the adults

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed December 16, 2015

I visited the place the place with a Korean friend and listen to the explanation about how old Korean people used to live was awesome to me beacuse I am interested in Korean culture and Art. Advice Art lovers to visit it

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank zooom a
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

The Gwangju National Museum is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Gwangju city. Located at the outshirt of the city it give a very informative historical account of city and also the history of the Korea people going back as...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank YCYong2015
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Beautiful museum with so much to offer. We came on the opening of Nordic Spirit which is a gorgeous show filled with makettes and an interactive sound piece. The show is curated beautifully. The works on the 2nd floor are absolutely beautiful ( unrelated to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank a s
Reviewed February 17, 2014

A nice stroll through the park leads you to the Gwangju Museum of Art. There was only one exhibit up, so it was short, but we did enjoy it: the "Photography and History: Document, Monument, Memory" exhibit. The exhibit was well done, though very little...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

The exhibits were pretty cool, but each took literally 15-30 minutes to go through. They seemed as though they changed quite often, so Im sure it would be better if you actually lived in the area and went back every few months. The cafe is...More

Date of experience: May 2013
5  Thank AdrianoSalamone
Reviewed July 16, 2012

We toured the art museum on a rainy day. It was full of artwork and artifacts to look at. If you're not really into either Korean history or art, then you may want to sit this one out. It is very detailed in everything and...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank jscott479
Reviewed August 10, 2011

The main exibition was classic korean landscape-paintings of hills forests. They were painted in the last 10-20 years by the same artist and they where uninspirering and boring without any creative touch. We went to the child exibition and thus was actually much better. There...More

3  Thank Cromagx
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