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Ilmin Art Museum (일민미술관)

  • Ilmin Art Museum (일민미술관)
  • Ilmin Art Museum (일민미술관)
  • Ilmin Art Museum (일민미술관)
152, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 세종대로 152 (세종로)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2020-2050 (Korean, English, Japanese)
Operating Hours
Tuesday–Sunday / National Holidays 11:00-19:00
※Operating hours are subject to change depending on the exhibition.
Every Monday
  • Information
    The Ilmin Art Museum located in former Dong-A Newspaper Building, was formed in honor of their honorable and late CEO Kim Sang Man. The museum was established in December of 1996, and with a full renovation in 2001, large exhibition hall and Ilmin collection was placed in. Through the renovation, the combination of glass and steel made Artrium aimed to become one of the best comtemporary museum, connecting the museum to the streets of Gwanghwamun. 

     This museum boasts a large Ilmin collection. There are 430 pieces of Ilmin collection from Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392) to present, 1,200 pieces in the Dongah Newspaper's collection of art, and 100 pieces of art owned by Hyundai Corporation. The Ilmin Collection mostly consists of pieces that Kim Sang-Man collected from ceramics to aesthetic paintings. The Dongah Newspaper's collection has time-relevant pieces that are important in history.

    Main Facilities
    1F: exhibition hall, Cafe imA, shop imA
    2F: Exhibition hall, Information Search Center
    3F: Ilmin Collection
    4F: Documentary archieve, Lecture hall & reference room, office


    Admission / Participation Fees
    Differs accoring to the program

    Discount Information
    * Groups of 15 or more: 1,000 won discount
    * University students: 1,000 won discount
    * 50% for senior citizens (age 65 and older), people with a disability, all visitors on the last Wednesday of each month
    * Free admission for office workers (Wednesdays 11:30-13:30; limited to first 20 reservations; must submit business card & ID)

    Parking Facilities
    Available at Dong-A Media Center

    Parking Fee
    Museum visitors first hour free. After 1,000 won per 10 minutes.

    Group tours (20 or more) require reservations (Inquiry: +82-2-2020-2050).

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