Expecting a stuffy museum, the King Sejong Story was a pleasant surprise. This monument in the center of Seoul housed underneath one of the hippest areas is worth a look.
No amount of rambling can present how great King Sejong was for Korea but for starters him along with his cabinet were responsible for Hangeul (Korean alphabet) and advancements in science, culture, arts and politics.
I had expected to find busts and dioramas showing off Sejong accomplishments but the whole museum had an artistic spin on it. While walking down a hallway I thought this lighting installation would make a perfect backdrop for a silhouette. To get to the museum take Seoul's purple line, Line 5. Surface and fine the large walkway (fountain included) then walk to the large gold colored monument of King Sejong, the entrance is on the back of his chair.
Seorin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
- Phone:+82 2-3210-2326
- Hours:Sun 9am - 11pmMon - Sat 7:30am - 11pm