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Address
1, Bukchon-ro 6-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul (Gahoe-dong)
서울특별시 종로구 북촌로6길 1 (가회동)
Inquiries
• 1330 Ttravel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
•For more info +82-2-766-0272 (Korean)
Operating Hours

MondayFriday 10:00~18:00
Saturday 10:00~15:00

Closed
Every Sunday & National Holidays
Introduction


Located in Gahoe-dong (Jongno-gu), Myeongin Museum is the only museum in Seoul that specializes in masks, including traditional Korean masks and masks from around the world.

 

Visitors can find the "Myeongin Collection" on the first floor and a large exhibition hall on the first basement level. The museum is home to over 500 rare masks collected by its director over the course of 30 years from Korea and countries around the world.

 

Masks at the museum reflect the unique cultures of countries from all over Africa, Oceania, Latin America, India, Tibet, Nepal, China, Japan, and East Asia. In addition to these fascinating masks, the Myeongin Collection further offers visitors a look into culture with a number of Buddhist sculptures, Buddhist paintings, Buddhist crafts, ceramics, modern art, and western paintings.
 

Administration
Director Lee Mu Wung
Exhibition Hall Information
* 1F - Myeongin Collection, Cafe
* B1F - Museum Exbition Area
Admission / Participation Fees
- Adults: 2,000 Won
- Ages 7-18: 1,000 Won

 (Patrons of the café on the first floor are granted free admission to the museum.)
Directions
Anguk Station (Seoul Subway line 3), Exit 2.
Go straight 360m and the venue will be on your right.

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