Changwon City Museum (Moonshin Art Museum)

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Address: 147, Moonshin-gil, Masanhappo-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
Inquiries: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-55-225-7181

Operating Hours: 09:00-18:00
* Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, the day of Seollal (Lunar New Year’s Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)Length of TourApprox. 1 hour 30 minutes

Nestled at the hillside of Chusan-dong where one can see the entire view of Changwon-si, Moonshin Art Museum houses Moon Shin’s art pieces and keeps his spirit intact. The artist resided in France for many years, returning to his hometown in 1980, and worked hard to establish the museum throughout 15 years. The museum finally opened in 1994 after his endless effort. Unfortunately, Moon Shin died one year after opening the museum, donating the museum to his loving hometown in his will. Following his will, the Moonshin Art Museum was donated to Changwon-si in 2003 and has since been operating as a city gallery. Changwon-si also established Moonshin Round Museum in October 2010, exhibiting 116 Moonshin plaster circle art pieces. Moonshin Art Museum is comprised of Exhibition Hall 1 & 2, outdoor exhibition hall and Moonshin Round Museum, showcasing a total of 3,900 pieces, including plaster round pieces, sculptures, drawing, tools, paintings, oil-paintings and keepsakes.

Changwon City Museum (Moonshin Art Museum)

Structure Size
Exhibition Hall 1 – 591.52 m2
Exhibition Hall 2 – 345.03 m2

Maximum Occupancy
300 people

Industry Information
Permanent exhibition and planned exhibition, social educational program, Moonshin Art Award

Collections Status
Sculpture, oil painting, painting, charcoal sketch, engraving/print, etc

Program Information
* Ink-painting academy: 3 hours per day (5 classes) / Free
* Vacation program for children –sculpture class: 2 hours (6 days a week) / Free

Age Limit for Activities
* Ink-painting academy: General visitor
* Vacation program for children –sculpture class: Children (ages 8-13)

Exhibition Hall Information
[Exhibition Hall 1]
Permanent displays made from various materials, including bronze, ebony, iron wood, stainless steel, and paint

[Exhibition Hall 2]
Exhibit focusing on sculptures

[Moonshin Round Art Museum]
Showcase of Moonshin plaster circle art pieces

[Outdoor Exhibit]
Large outdoor exhibition area focusing on bronze and stainless steel works

[Educational Room]

Main Facilities
[Exhibition Hall 1] Exhibition Hall (1-2F)
[Exhibition Hall 2] Exhibition Hall (1F), curator room and office (2F)
[Moonshin Round Art Museum] Educational room (1F), Exhibition Hall (2F), Art shop (gift shop) (3F)

Subsidiary Facilities
Cafeteria, educational room, ticket booth

Admission / Participation Fees
Adults (ages 20-64) 500 won / Teenagers (ages 13-19) & Children (ages 7-12) 200 won
* Free admission: Children (ages 6 and younger), Seniors (ages 65 and older), people with disabilities and others

Parking Facilities

Parking Fee
Free parking

(Korean only)