It was opened in 1954 and has been a home to all things Korean art ever since. It is mainly hung wall paintings, but on display you can also find some embroideries, statues, and ceramics.
A trip to the Korean Central Art Museum takes you on a walk through the history of Korean art as you see the various styles and focuses over the years. Starting with cave paintings from ancient times, the museum takes you on a journey through different periods of Korean history up to socialist realism and the present day.
There’s 22 different rooms to look through in total, all with a large range of Korean art to look through. You could spend a few hours here – or just a few minutes, but the building is grand and impressive in itself. And thanks to the large rooms and high ceilings, can get chilly in winter!