Seoul Museum of Art (서울시립미술관(서소문본관))


61, Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 덕수궁길 61 (서소문동)


• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)

• For more Info: +82-2-2124-8800 (Korean only)

Operating Hours

March-October: Weekday 10:00-20:00 / Weekends & National Holidays 10:00-19:00

November-February: Weekdays 10:00-20:00 / Weekends & National Holidays 10:00-18:00
* Museum Day: First and third Tuesday of every month 10-20:00

* Last admission: 1hr before closing.


Mondays, New Year's Day

Length of Tour

1 hour


Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) is a Korean modern art museum conveniently located in the Deoksugung Palace area near Jeongdong Theater (traditional performances) and Nanta Theater.

SeMA is a 3-story building with 6 exhibition halls, a lecture hall for educational programs, and a library where art-related books, magazines, and visual reference materials are available to the public. In one of the exhibition halls is a permanent collection titled "The Soul of Chun Kyung Ja," an exhibition of the works of the famous Korean artist Chun Kyung Ja.

An art museum popular among both locals and visitors, SeMA holds internationally renowned exhibitions twice a year and has hosted Chagall, Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh, Pompidou, and many other famous collections.


Main Facilities

[B1] Lecture halls, seminar room, etc.

[1F] Exhibition hall, resting area

[2F] Exhibition hall, library, Chun Kyeong Ja room

[3F] Exhibition hall, theater room, gallery

[Outdoor] Sculpture park

Subsidiary Facilities

Museum shop, cafeteria, lounge, nursing room, etc.

Facilities for the Handicapped

Wheelchair rental service (1F), elevator, designated restrooms



Admission / Participation Fees

Varies by exhibition

Baby Stroller Rentals

Available (1F information desk)

Parking Facilities

Limited parking space. Use of public transportation recommended.

Parking Fee

Weekdays (Mon-Fri) 400 won per 5 min / Sat, Sun, National holidays 300 won per 5 min.

(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)