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Gwangju National Museum

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Gwangju National Museum

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Visitor Guide

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Gwangju National Museum,where history and culture live and breathe

The Gwangju National Museum, built in traditional Korean architectural style, aims to promote culture and the arts, cultural refinement, and the regional culture.

In addition to collecting, preserving, researching, and exhibiting the cultural heritage of Gwangju and the Jeonnam area and conducting academic research and surveys, the Gwangju National Museum welcomes visitors with permanent and special exhibitions and is dedicated to providing social education for the local residents.

Visitor Guide

  • Opening hours 10:00 a.m. ~ 6 p.m.
    closes one hour later
    on Saturdays
    Sundays and holidays
  • Extended hours 10:00 a.m. ~ 9 p.m.
    every Saturday (March~Oct.)
    and last Wednesday
    of the month
  • Regular closures New Year’s Day (Jan. 1)
    Seollal (Lunar New Year)
    and Chuseok
  • Children’s Museum 10:00 a.m. ~ 5 p.m.
    closed on Monday in the
    third week of the month

Admission Fee

Free (excl. special exhibitions that charge admission fees)

To ensure order and safety, we issue free admission passes. Please obtain a free admission pass to enter the museum.

Amenities & Services

Notice to Visitors

The museum is designated as a nonsmoking zone.

Bringing in outside food or pets other than guide dogs is prohibited.

Turn off your mobile phone or set it to vibrate mode before entering the exhibition rooms.

Please refrain from touching the exhibits or engaging in activities that may damage the exhibits.

Taking pictures using a flash inside the exhibition rooms or for commercial purposes is prohibited.

Those with children must ensure their safety and protection and advise them on the museum etiquette rules.

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