Museums in Korea

There are about 400 museums including national museums, public museums, university museums and private museums with their own outstanding character. Among many private and public museums in Seoul, the National Museum of Korea, the National Folk Museum of Korea, the National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Seoul Museum of History are the major public museums which represent Korean cultural heritage. Many of these museums are scheduled to have a special exhibition on the occasion of ICOM 2004 SEOUL free of admission fee for ICOM delegates. Upon registration, all delegates will be given a complimentary comprehensive museum guidebook showing information about all museums in Korea. You may find more detailed information of individual museum in their home pages listed in the website of the National Museum of Korea.

  ICOM

ICOM Korea

Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Korea National Tourism Organization

Seoul Metropolitan Government (Information on Seoul)

Seoul Culture and Tourism (maintained by Seoul Metropolitan Government)

Korean National Commission For UNESCO

Cultural Properties Administration

Foundation For the Preservation of Cultural Properties

Korean National Heritage Online

MOSTi (Museums of Science, Technology and Industry)


  National Museum of Korea

National Folk Museum of Korea

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

Gyeongju National Museum

Daegu National Museum

Seoul Museum of History

Gyeonggi Provincial Museum

Ojukheon & Gangneung Municipal Museum

The Early Printing Museum of Cheongju

Mireuksaji Museum

Independence Hall of Korea

Hoam Art Museum

Seoul Olympic Museum

Korean Association of University Museums

Korea University Museum

Yeungnam University Museum

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