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Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

The Leeum Samsung Museum of Art is a museum in Seoul, South Korea that features a spectacular collection of traditional and modern Korean art. The museum is run by the Samsung Foundation of Culture and is made up of two parts known as Museum 1 and Museum 2 The first museum was designed by Swiss architect Maria Botta, and the second by French architect Jean Nouvel and Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. The Leeum Samsung Museum of Art houses several items that are considered national treasures of South Korea, making it one of the most important collections in the region.

  • Explore the collection of 14th century daggers, crowns, earrings and ornaments that are on display in Museum 1 of the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, and you can see relics that tell the history of Seoul.
  • Visit the Samsung Child Education and Culture Centre while at the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art and you can enjoy interactive displays aimed at teaching cultural history to children of all ages.
  • Check out the permanent exhibitions in Museum 2 and you can see work from contemporary Seoul artists, as well as international heavyweights like Andy Warhol and Yves Klein.

Seoul has some of the best public transportation in the world and since parking around the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art is so limited, it is highly recommended that visitors choose public transport over driving. The best way to get there is to use the Seoul Subway and get off at the Hangangjin station that is about a five-minute walk from the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art. There are guides on site but they need to be arranged in advance, otherwise you can hire one of the digital guides on offer at the museum.

Hotels near Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

181 hotels near Leeum Samsung Museum of Art

1 Grand Hyatt Seoul

5 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

322 Sowol-ro Map

Grand Hyatt Seoul invites travellers to a combination of elegant furnishings and chic accommodation set in on Mount Namsan in Seoul. After attending conferences at COEX Convention & Exhibition... More

2 Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul

5 stars
4.3 / 5

San 5-5, Jangchung-gong 2ga Map

A luxurious sanctuary that offers great views of Mt. Namsan in Seoul, Banyan Tree Club & Spa Hotel Seoul creates a relaxing and pleasant ambience for a South-Korean retreat. The hotel allows... More

3 IP Boutique Hotel Itaewon Seoul

4 stars
4.6 / 5 9 reviews

732-32, Hannam-dong Map

Offering modern accommodations located close to the scenic Han River, IP Boutique Hotel Seoul makes for an ideal base in the South Korean capital. The stylish hotel places visitors close to go-to... More

4 I.T.W Hotel Itaewon Seoul

3 stars
3.3 / 5

126-7, Itaewon-dong, Map

Featuring complimentary Wi-Fi access, I.T.W Hotel Itaewon is situated 300 metres from Itaewon Station, Subway Line 6. Attractions such as Nam Mountain and Han River are about 1 km away. Equipped... More

5 Hamilton Hotel Seoul

3 stars
3.4 / 5 7 reviews

119-25, Itaewon-dong Map

Discerning travellers looking for comfortable accommodations with convenient access to city attractions and public transport in the South Korea capital find suitable base at Hamilton Hotel Seoul.... More

6 BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel Kukdo Seoul

4 stars
4.0 / 5 5 reviews

164, Eulji-ro, Map

With 295 modern chic guestrooms, BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel Kukdo Seoul opened in 2007 within walking distance of many Seoul attractions, and historical or political functions. After resting in... More

7 The Shilla Seoul

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

202, Jangchung-dong 2ga Map

The Shilla Seoul makes for an ideal urban retreat with top-notch amenities and luxurious accommodations fit for sophisticated business and leisure travellers exploring the capital city of South... More

8 Ramada Seoul Dongdaemun

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

354 Dongho-ro Map

Ramada Seoul Dongdaemun Hotel welcomes corporate travellers and vacationers to inviting accommodations conveniently set in Jung District. This Seoul hotel places guests just a short stroll away to... More

9 Kimchee Dongdaemun II Guesthouse Seoul

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

308-5, Sindangdong, Map

Located in the bustling shopping district of Dongdaemun. Surround by all the shops you could ever need and will all the amazing delicacies of Seoul. Rooms range from private to dorms. All of the... More

Grand Ambassador Seoul Associated Pullman Hotel creates a lavish retreat for discerning travellers through top-of-the-line facilities and inviting spaces set within convenient distance from... More