Art Galleries & Art Museums
Trick Eye Museum
The Trick Eye Museum is located in the lively Hongdae district at the second basement floor of the Homi-hwabang building and has proven to be a popular destination for tourists. It specializes in providing amusements that trick the eyes into seeing something else. In addition to various trompe l'oeil installations, the museum also houses a Greek-style cafe, an educational room for learning Greek mythology as well as exhibit halls featuring contemporary artists.
A Greek-style marble fountain
Cafe and gallery
1. Trick Eye Museum
The Trickeye Museum features a good collection of two and and three dimensional trick art that were especially designed for photographs. The lighting installations have also been optimized for the camera. Visitors will definitely want to take their cameras and be ready to put on their creativity hats. There are also staff members onsite who will assist with taking photos.
The museum has eight thematic exhibits, including historical, twists of familiar masterpieces, romantic, luxurious, domestic, traditional, style, and finally, a house of mirrors. The museum also hosts various ongoing educational programs for children and is open conveniently until 9 p.m. every night, making it an ideal course for couples.
"History" trick eye collection
"Masterpieces" trick eye collection
"Romantic" trick eye collection
"Luxury" trick eye collection
"Fashion" trick eye collection
"Daily Life" trick eye collection
Traditional trick eye collection
2. Seoul Santorini Gallery
The museum also features three exhibit rooms dedicated to contemporary artists that appeal to a popular audience. The three rooms have each a separate personality and seek to increase understanding between the artists and the audience through frequent talks and meetings.
3. Ice Museum
The Ice Museum is located inside the Trick Eye Museum. Visitors can experience and enjoy ice sculptures, igloos, slides, and more.
4. Santorini Cafe
The Santorini Cafe provides first-grade organic coffee and provides a place for lovers, friends and family a moment to review their photos in a comfortable and warm atmosphere.
Hey, that's my coffee!
View of Santorini Cafe
- B 357-1 Seogyo Plaza Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
- http://trickeye.com/English/ (Korean, English)
- The Trick Eye Museum is located in the lively Hongdae district at the second basement floor of the Homi-hwabang building. It specializes in providing amusements that trick the eyes into seeing something else. In addition to various trompe l'oeil installations, the museum also houses a Greek-style cafe, an educational room for learning Greek mythology as well as exhibit halls featuring contemporary artists.
- Hours of Operation
- 9:00 - 21:00
Last entry at 8 p.m.
- Open every day
- Adults 15,000 won
Children and Teens (below 18 years old) 12,000 won
- Discount Information
- - Reduced admission for groups over 20: 10,000 won for adults / Children and teens below 18 years old: 8,000 won
- 50% reduced admission for disabled and handicapped
- Free for children under 3 years old
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|hanha||a cute museum！！ We took a lot of pictures here，and it keep me wonder how did the artists draw these awesome pictures？？||2013-01-21 17:13|
|journey010||very interesting||2013-01-18 14:08|
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Article source: Seoul Tourism Organization