South Korea Embarks on a Museum Building Boom, Aiming to Open 186 New Museums by 2023

25 June 2019, Korea, Rep

Is South Korea angling to become an international cultural hub? The Asian nation has unveiled a five-year plan designed to make its art and artifacts more accessible to the public, with its Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announcing an ambitious goal of opening an additional 186 museums by 2023.