Seosomun Shrine History Museum
04510 5 Chilpae-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
See & Do Attractions
Seosomun Shrine History Museum is a history museum where visitors can go see the history of Catholicism in the late Joseon Dynasty.
Passing the inscription of Lee Seung-hoon's "Wolrakjaecheonsusangjijin" (Moon Falls on the Water) at the entrance, visitors are led to an open plaza. The displays of artworks leads into the library and seminar rooms on the first floor. The special exhibition hall and small assembly hall is located on the B2 level while the Consolation Hall, permanent exhibition, and Sky Square is located on the B3 level.
The most popular spot inside this attraction is Sky Square. Constructed so that the ceiling connects to the ground level and opens itself up to the sky, this space clearly symbolizes the theme of Seosomun Martyrs' Shrine and the open pathway between the earth and sky.