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The 5 free things to do in Seoul in May

Places to go and things to do for free

Written by
SIHWA KIM
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National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
  • Museums
  • Art and design
  • Jongno-gu
Although large exhibitions and solo exhibitions often charge entrance fees, all exhibitions are free every Wednesday and Saturday from 6pm to 9pm. I't also less crowded at this time, so this is your chance to leisurely view some great art.

Every Wed, Sat, 6pm-9pm.
Ttukseom Hangang Park
  • Attractions
At the Ttukseom Hangang Park Climbing Wall, which opened in April, you can ge free climbing lessons twice a week until November. A Free climbing experience for beginners is also available, but only if you're wearing climbing shoes; so be prepared.
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  • Things to do
The Floating Stage at Yeouido lights up every weekend throughout April. On Fridays you can see jazz performances or watch movies, while every Saturday and Sunday, orchestras, amateur bands, hip-hop crews and more are perform. It's a cultural event for all.
Night of Buk Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA)
  • Museums
  • Art and design
  • Nowon-gu
May events for Museum Night unclude a screening of Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death, as weel as performances of Antonin Dvorak's scores. The events are first-com, first-serve.

Every first and third Fri.
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Culture Station Seoul 284
  • Museums

A project event that opened in May at Culture Station Seoul 284 is the talk of the town. Check it out before it’s gone!

At the former Seoul Station, now called Culture Station Seoul 284, an event named [Project 284] PEACH BLOSSOM: HOPEFUL FLOWER OF UTOPIA is taking place. As a part of this event, you can experience sound arts, interactive media arts and different performances. This is where world-famous artists whose work goes beyond borders and genres put their shows on stage, and it's even more popular because it’s all for the great price of free.

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