Vanity Overload at Trick Eye Museum at Hongdae

If you love paintings and you love vanity, you should definitely visit Trick Eye Museum when you are in Hongdae. The museum is not really easy to find. After getting lost here and there, we finally found the museum location. To be honest, it kinda looks like neighbourhood office building from outside.

Trick Eye Museum at Hongdae Seoul

The ticket for Trick Eye Museum costs 15,000 KRW. It opens all year round so you can come here any day you want to. 

Ticket Box at Trick Eye Museum Hongdae Seoul

The Trick Eye Museum has a collections of paintings which are created using 'trompe l'oeil' techniques. This means the 2D paintings are able to create an illusion of being in 3D. 

Trick Eye Museum VIsitor Can Interact with the Paintings

And to make it even more fun, visitors can interact with all the paintings here. Noona can play see-saw with the painting, Isn't this fun?

Hongdae Trick Eye Museum Interacting with Paintings

The collection of the paintings is changed between certain period of time. I suppose Trick Eye Museum may rotate its paintings between its three locations at Seoul, Busan and Jeju. Oh boy, is that a money vault? #distracted

Money vault in Hongdae Trick Eye Museum Seoul

Huh, where did my friend go? Noona can only see her head. 

Trick Eye Museum Hongdae Seoul South Korea

How to go to Trick Eye Museum in Hongdae?

1. Take the subway to Hongik University Station and go to exit 9
2. Go straight for 150m, cross the road, and turn left onto Hongik-ro Street
3. Go straight for another 120m and turn right down the second side street (between Tony Moly and Holika Holika)
4. Continue going 100m to arrive at the Trick Eye Museum on the right

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