National Palace Museum of Korea 국립고궁박물관
서울특별시 종로구 효자로 12 (세종로) | 12, Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Weekends & Holidays: 9:00-19:00
Last admission: 1 hr before closing.
Guided tours (1 hr) start at the information desk on the 2nd floor. English: 11:00, 14:30.
Gyeongbokgung Station (line 3, exit 5). 2 mins walk.
Gwanghwamun Station (line 5, exit 1). 10 mins walk.
Seoul City Hall (1.2 km, 17 mins walk or 6 mins by taxi).
The National Palace Museum of Korea displays a magnificent collection of royal treasures and artifacts from the palaces, representing the 500 years of Joseon Dynasty's majesty and dignity.
Three floors of exhibits:
2F - Kings of Joseon Dynasty, Joseon Palaces & Royal Court Life.
1F - Korean Empire & Joseon Science.
B1F - Royal Court Paintings, Jongmyo (the royal ancestral shrine), Royal Procession, Royal Court Music & Joseon Science.
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