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Leeum Art Museum, Seoul

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One of Korea's leading art establishments, Leeum Art Museum boasts an expansive collection of both contemporary and traditional artworks. Opened in 2004, the museum features two key areas spread across three modern buildings. Immerse yourself in traditional Korean masterpieces in Museum 1, where four floors house paintings, ceramics, Buddhist art, and numerous other items marking the progression of the country's cultural legacy. Museum 2 exhibits international artists like Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol. Lockers are available on site, as well as a European-style cafe. The outdoor sculpture park offers a quiet place to relax. Use our Seoul holiday planning website to arrange your visit to Leeum Art Museum and other attractions in Seoul.
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  • Celadon and Mark Rothko and Damien Hirst! One of my favorite museums ever. Expertly arranged museum, with the juxtaposition of old and new telling a great story. The self-paced audio tour is worth....  more
    Celadon and Mark Rothko and Damien Hirst! One of my favorite museums ever. Expertly arranged museum, with the juxtaposition of old and new telling a great story. The self-paced audio tour is worth....  more »
  • Lots of impressive eye candy in the form of lights and mirrors. The 3-D contemporary art is my favorite, and it delivered. The abstract expressionist stuff isn’t my thing, nor is the 12th century... 
    Lots of impressive eye candy in the form of lights and mirrors. The 3-D contemporary art is my favorite, and it delivered. The abstract expressionist stuff isn’t my thing, nor is the 12th century...  more »
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  • One of my favorite museums in Seoul. Extensive collection of traditional and contemporary art and they seem to always have great artist showcases. I can spend a whole day here.
  • Great museum to visit and see traditional to modern Korean art. Great area to eat before or after.

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