Whanki Museum (환기미술관)


63, Jahamun-ro 40-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 자하문로40길 63 (부암동)


• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-391-7701~2 (Korean)

Operating Hours

March - October: 10:00 - 18:00
November - February: 10:00 - 17:00


Every Monday, January 1, Seollal, Chuseok


The Hwangi Art Museum was opened to honor the works of the painter, Kim Hwan-Gi. Kim Hwan-Gi (1913-1974) was Korea's top artist of modernism. He began painting abstract paintings in 1930, and in 1950 began using nature as his motivation to portray the emotions of Korea. Kim Hwan-Gi was famous for his unforgettable pieces. He is the role model for many young aspiring artists in Korea. On the first floor of the museum there is an art shop with scarves, ties, and other various products with Kim's designs are available for purchase. Upon entering the exhibits all bags must be checked in at the front desk. As you enter, aside from the paintings and art pieces, the most eye-popping sight is the beautifully decorated windows. You cannot help but marvel at their beauty. For those that are tired and need rest, there is a rest area on the second floor. There is a nice outdoor view from this area. Outside you can go for a walk on the trail. As you walk up the narrowing trail you will see a pond, and at the end of the trail you will enter a wooded area where you can rest.

Subsidiary Facilities

Cafe, Art Shop, Walking Trail

Admission / Participation Fees

Age 19 and older: 3,000 won
Age under 18: 2,000 won

www.whankimuseum.org (Korean, English, Japanese, French)