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Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

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60-16, Itaewon-ro 55-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04348, South Korea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was designed by 3 architects, one of them being Jean Nouvel. We visited 2 of the buildings. The exhibitions were beautiful. But no photos were permitted. The neighbourhood in which the museum is located is also very interesting to visit by food with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sipivu
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

It is located around the Namsan area and the surroundings of the museum is picturesque with well-considered landscaping that can be seen from the inside of the museum. It is as though the exterior is part of the modern art installation. The best part of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lena Y
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Great museum for modern art. Also exhibit of traditional Korean pottery. Interesting architecture combining three different buildings. Good views from grounds.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Enjoyed the modern art at the Leeum Samsung museum. The architecture is well done. Loved the outside sculpture garden. Great neighborhood to walk around afterwards. Enjoyed the audio tape.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pivo_11
Reviewed 2 December 2018

If you enjoy art, this museum is nice. It has two sections, traditional art which was mostly ancient Korean pottery, and a modern art section which is mostly paintings. It is not a very large museum and the pieces are quite spread out so unless...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank slesa130
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Very nice buildings, excellent collection, quiet and in a nice, lively and arty neighborhood with fancy shops

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank watchalees
Reviewed 22 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelingLia
Reviewed 20 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Goldz
Reviewed 12 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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MRT: Hangangjin Station Exit 1 then walk around 15 minutes.
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