King Sejong The Great Memorial Hall was established in Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, on November 1970 in memory of King Sejong and his saintly virtues and great achievements. Officially opened to the public in October 1973, the memorial hall is a modern structure housing an exhibition area, auditorium, laboratory, and a reference room. The exhibition area is further divided into the Hangeul Room, Science Room, Traditional Music Room, King Sejong Art Room, and an outdoor exhibition space.
Small auditorium (200 seats), medium auditorium (250 seats)
Exhibition Hall Information
[King's Sejong Art Room/Biography Hall]
Ancient paintings depicting the life of King Sejong from his childhood to coronation and creation of Hangeul
Hangeul calligraphy on folding screens, ancient documents, books published during the era of King Sejong, etc.
Displays of devices invented during the reign of King Sejong (letterpress printer, Korean rain gauge, astronomical observation device, etc.)
70 pieces of traditional musical instruments used to play gugak (Korean traditional music) along with traditional costumes worn by royal musicians and dancers
King Sejong Stone Monument (Tangible Cultural Asset of Seoul, No. 42-1), the Guyeongneung Stone Figures (Tangible Cultural Asset of Seoul, No. 42), and Supyo (National Treasure No. 828), rain gauge, sundial, etc.
Admission / Participation Fees
Adults 3,000 won / Students 1,500 won
※ Free admission: Babies (ages
under 4), Seniors (ages 65 or more), people with disabilities (upon presenting
Available for up to 100 small cars
No charge for museum visitors
Reservations required for groups
www.sejongkorea.org (Korean only)