Housed in the former Korean Supreme Court building, this public museum aims to bring art to the masses. The interior space is great for contemporary exhibitions, and temporary installations include works by artists from South Korea, Asia, and beyond. Recent shows have included a retrospective of Monet's work, a selection of contemporary South Korean photographers, and a group show of modern Asian painters. The permanent collection includes Korean and Western paintings, sculptures, print work, calligraphic works, photography, and media art. Opening hours are longer and admission fees are higher for special exhibitions.
Transportation: Subway line 1 to City Hall station (exit 1), or line 2 (exit 11 or 12) and walk toward city hall
Other Information: SeMA Gyeonghuigung daily 10am-6pm; SeMA NamSeoul Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat-Sun and holidays 10am-6pm
Opening Hours: Mar-Oct Tues-Fri 10am-10pm, Sat-Sun and holidays 10am-7pm; Nov-Feb Tues-Fri 10am-9pm, Sat-Sun and holidays 10am-6pm; last entry 1 hr. before closing; Closed Jan 1