The National Museum of Korea Contemporary History
welcomes everybody who is willing
to visit our museum


  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.(* Visitors must enter the Museum by 5:00 p.m.)
  • Open until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.(* Entry possible until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Saturday.)
  • The Museum is closed on January 1, New Year's Day, Chuseok.


  • Entry is free.

Museum Policies

  • Smoking is prohibited on the Museum premises.
  • As a courtesy to other visitors, please turn off your mobile phone or change into silent mode before entering the exhibition halls.
  • The use of flash photography and/or tripods as well as photography for commercial use are prohibited.
  • The use of bicycles, kick scooters, and rollerblades is prohibited both inside the Museum building and on the Museum premises.
  • Food and drink are not allowed into the exhibition halls. Pets, with the exception of service and assistance animals, are prohibited.

Strollers and Wheelchairs

  • Strollers for infants and wheelchairs for persons with disabilities are available free of charge (10 strollers, 4 wheelchairs)
  • Tel: +82-2-3703-9200