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Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won (목인박물관 목석원)

  • Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won (목인박물관 목석원)
  • Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won (목인박물관 목석원)
  • Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won (목인박물관 목석원)
  • Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won (목인박물관 목석원)
  • Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won (목인박물관 목석원)
  • Notices * Limited operations until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19
  • Address 46-1, Changuimun-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 종로구 창의문로5길 46-1 (부암동)
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-2-722-5066
  • Operating Hours 10:30-19:00 / Winter season 10:30-18:00
    * Last admission 1 hr before closing
  • Closed Mondays, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) holidays
  • Length of Tour Approx. 1 hr - 1 hr 30 min
  • Information
    Introduction
    Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won relocated in 2019 from Insa-dong to Buam-dong. Six exhibition halls offer visitors a look at wooden figures from around the world. Mokin refers to traditional wooden sculptures carved in shapes of human figures or various animals. The museum holds around 12,000 wooden folk sculptures including those used to decorate funeral carriages and temples mostly from the Joseon dynasty up to modern times. The museum also has an outdoor exhibition hall that harmonizes the sculptures with nature.

    Founding Organization
    Kim Ui-gwang, Director of Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won

    Managing Organization
    Kim Ui-gwang, Director of Mok In Museum Mok Seok Won

    Structure Size
    Outdoor exhibition hall, 6 indoor exhibition halls

    Collections Status
    8,000 works (300 on display)

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [B1] Lounge - Documents and books about Korean culture
    [1F] Mok In Gallery - Art pieces of modern artists
    [2F] Mok In Museum - Relics of Mok In Museum
    [3F] Rooftop Garden - Stone statue, onggi, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Adults 12,000 won / Teenagers 7,000 won / Children 5,000 won

    * Adults (ages 19 & older) / Teenagers (ages 13-18) / Children (ages 3-12)

    Parking Facilities
    Public parking lot

    Reservations
    Group Tour Information: +82-2-722-5066

    Homepage
    www.mokinmuseum.com

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