Mokin Museum & Gallery (목인박물관&갤러리)


20 Insadong 11-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 인사동11길 20 (견지동)


• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-722-5066

Operating Hours

10:00-18:00 (Admission closes at 17:30)


Mondays, New Year's day, Seollal, Chuseok

Length of Tour

1hr ~ 1hr 30min


Mokin Museum is located in Insa-dong, a popularly visited area for traditional Korean culture and crafts. It is the only local museum specializing in wooden sculptures, uniquely displaying a wide variety of wooden sculptures in a single place. Mokin refers to wooden sculptures carved in shapes of traditional human figures or various animals. The museum holds around 5,000 various wooden folk sculptures including those used to decorate funeral carriages and temples mostly from the Joseon Dynasty up to modern times. These artifacts may be utilized as valuable base resources for learning more about the Korean lifestyles during the relevant eras. The wooden folk sculptures at the Mokin Museum will continue to play an important role in sharing and developing Korea’s cultural heritage.


Founding Organization

Kim Ui-gwang, Director of Mokin Museum & Gallery

Managing Organization

Kim Ui-gwang, Director of Mokin Museum & Gallery

Structure Size


Exhibition Hall Information

* B1 Lounge
- documents and books about Korean culture
* 1F Mokin Gallery - art
pieces of modern artists
* 2F Mokin Museum
- relics of Mokin Museum
* 3F Rooftop Garden - stone statue, onggi, etc.

Admission / Participation Fees

General: 5,000 won / Youths(under 19), Seniors(over 65) : 3,000 won

Parking Facilities

Public parking lot


Group Tour Information: +82-2-722-5066

(Korean only)