Seoul Museum of History captures the traditional culture of Seoul. Vestiges from the prehistoric era to modern Seoul are on display. Many of the Joseon Dynasty relics were donated during the Relic Donation Campaign. Also, the landscape of Seoul is recreated when it was the capital of the Joseon Dynasty. Another exhibit showcases the daily life of the Seoulites, while another presents items through an online cyber museum. The Special Exhibition Hall, the Exhibition Hall for Donated Relics, and Museum Shop where cultural products are produced and sold.
Exhibition Hall: 7,034㎡
Exhibition Hall Information
Special Exhibition Hall
This spacious hall offers various exhibitions on the history and culture of Seoul and hosts other exhibitions by contributing organizations and artists.
Exhibition Hall of Donated Collections (1F)
Displays donated collections
Permanent Exhibition Hall (3F)
Divided into 4 sections; Seoul, the Capital of Joseon, People's Life in Seoul, Culture
of Seoul, and Development of the Seoul City.
Café 'Gyeonghuigung', museum shop, lounge, nursing room, storage lockers
Admission / Participation Fees
Free (Separate charges may apply for some special exhibitions)
Available (recommend taking public transportation)
* Visitors using the museum get a parking stamp at the information desk on the first floor.
* Parking hours: 08:00-22:00
* Inquiries: +82-2-724-0234
Foreign Language Intepretation Services
Audio Guide free rental available (Information Desk, 1F)
Available languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
Hours: 10:00-19:00 (rental: 10:00-17:00)
www.museum.seoul.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)