Trickeye Museum in Seoul

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A sign leading to the Trickeye Museum

The Trickeye Museum is located in Hongdae at the basement floor of Homi Atelier (this building is a famous art supply store).  The museum, more like an fun-modern art gallery features 3D like paintings which you can pose next to and feel like you’re part of the artwork.

Me ‘spilling’ a bucket full of water. Looks very realistic, huh?

This museum is definitely a place to go with friends and family (not really recommended when your by yourself).  A couple of my good friends have been to this museum and I was quite intrigued with their photos when I saw it on Facebook, so I decided to go to this museum and check it out.

Different kinds of paintings where you can ‘pretend’ to be a part of.

It takes about a good 2 hours to see the entire museum and take photos, also they have lockers you can use to store your bags, coats, etc. before entering the museum.  I must admit that after a while, I became very selective on which paintings to take photos of since there were so many artworks.

Alice in Wonderland Tea time

There are three other Trickeye museums in South Korea – Seoul, Busan and Jeju.  I think the best time to visit the museum is during the weekday since it gets quite packed during the weekends.

More info:

– English Website: http://www.trickeye.co.kr/English/main_eng.html

– Location: Seogyo Plaza B2, 357-1, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu Seoul

– Price: 13,000 Won for Adults, 11,000 Won for Youth

– Hours: Everyday 10:00 – 21:00

How to get there:

Inside this building is the Trick eye museum

1.  Take subway line #2 and stop at Hongik University station

2.  Exit #9

3.  Walk straight towards the Sinsun Seolnongtang

4.  Turn left (you will see a Cafe Bene to your right, and Angel-in-Us to your left).

5.  Pass the first intersection, keep going straight.

6.  Turn right on the next block.

7.  Keep going straight pass one block, then turn right – you will see Trickeye staff around this area.  The building is in this street with the Trickeye logos.

Here’s also a helpful map from Trickeye’s website: http://trickeye.com/images/eng/map_eg.jpg

 

Published 18 February, 2013

Posted in Art, Museums, Things to do in South Korea and tagged ,

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4 thoughts on “Trickeye Museum in Seoul

    1. Jam icoSnap Post author

      The museum was so much fun, and its a great place for fun photo shoots with friends. Thank you for visiting, have a great day too 🙂

      Reply
  1. Alicia Woo

    Hi I’m travelling to Seoul & Jeju mid next month, just wondering Trickeye museum in Seoul & Jeju is it the same thing? But look like Jeju entrance fee cheaper

    Reply
    1. Jam icoSnap Post author

      Hi Alicia, I’ve never been to the one in Jeju yet. But it looks like there are differences with the two. Let me know which one you decide to go.

      Reply

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