Arko Art Center
Interesting, often avant-garde, art is assembled in three large galleries, run by the Arts Council Korea. The big red-brick complex...
This free performance area and sculpture park in Daehangno usually has something happening on afternoons and evenings on the outdoor...
Lined with shelves of old LPs and some rather extraordinary metalwork decor, this shack-like building is certainly one of Seoul's more...
Eat inside or outside at this large establishment specialising in samgyeopsal, often eaten with naengmyeon. Dwaeji galbi (barbecued...
100 Ihwajang-gil, Jongno-gu · interesting places nearby
Lock Museum information
One of Seoul’s quirkier private collections makes for a surprisingly absorbing exhibition. It focuses on the artistry of locks, latches and keys of all kinds, mainly from Korea but also with international examples, including a gruesome-looking chastity belt. The Corten steel-clad building contrasts nicely with a colourful wall mural nearby.
Come here also to pick up an English-language map to the mural art and small house museums of Ihwa Maeul .