The Sungkok Art and Culture foundation was set up and established to pay tribute to the memory of Kim Sung-Kon, the founder of the Ssangyong Enterprise. Kim Sung-Kon had always wanted to help people and understood the importance of young people and how they would be building the future of Korea. The museum was built at his former residence in Seoul.
The museum is broken up into different sections. There is an individual exhibit area which is there to help small time artists. There is the Korean exhibit to develop culture and art in Korea. There is also an international exhibit to promote international work. The main treat about Sungkok Art Museum is the outdoor park and exhibition area. The garden has over a 100 trees that are several decades old and it is a great place to relax and view the seasonal changes. Throughout the garden there is a wooden walkway that is adorned with sculptures from different artists. Many exhibitions are held at Sungkok Art Museum every year.
Opening hours / Admission:
10:00 am to 18:00 pm and 10:00 am to 20:00 pm on Thursdays (April to September)
Closed on Mondays.
Adults: 5,000 won
Students & Children: 3,000 won
How to get to Sungkok Art Museum:
Take line 3 to Gyeongbokgung station and leave exit 7. Follow the map below
Alternatively, take line 5 to Gwanghwamun station and leave exit 7. Follow the map below.
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