Alive Museum & Dynamic Maze: Two Hyper Attractions in Seoul

Alive Museum & Dynamic Maze: Two Hyper Attractions in Seoul

Considering adding these attractions to your Seoul itinerary? You can check the rates of the Alive Museum and Dynamic Maze combo tickets here.

Image credit:  Alive Museum

Image credit: Alive Museum

The Rundown

  • Alive Museum in Seoul will bring out the best in you and your Instagram feed through its optical illusion displays.

  • Dynamic Maze will test friendships in a manner that's incredibly exhilarating.

  • You can get tickets to Alive Museum in Seoul here and in Dynamic Museum here.

  • If you’re getting a Discover Seoul Pass, know that you will get automatic admission to Alive Museum and a discount on an entrance ticket for Dynamic Maze. Learn more about the benefits of this money-saving attraction pass here.

Also read: Build Your Seoul Itinerary: Top Things to Do & Attractions to Explore

Enter Seoul’s Realms of the Absurd

Alive Museum & Dynamic Maze

If you want a truly unforgettable South Korea trip with your partner, friends, or family, you should visit Alive Museum and Dynamic Maze, which are two unique attractions in Seoul. These two sites offer an out-of-the-box experience whereby everyone gets to try the most peculiar things and just be crazy.

To give you a quick background, the Alive museum and Dynamic Maze are concept attractions by Creative Tong, which is a company that prides itself as the #1 Global Creative Contents Group. This means that they do one thing excellently: to play with their visitors' imagination in a very dramatic way. Their offerings had become so popular that they've expanded their business in China, Singapore, and Indonesia (among others), and they even have plans of opening a zoo and an aquarium in the future. 

Image credit:  Alive Museum

Image credit: Alive Museum

Creative Tong's top attraction in Seoul is the Alive Museum, which is a temple of optical illusion art. It houses artistic and curious exhibits, which are meant to be felt, inspected, and snapped. The idea is for you to interact with the displays and strike a pose as if you're a part of it. Only in your photos will you discover the undying magic of the place. (Kids will surely love this place!)

Just a few minutes away from the museum is the Dynamic Maze. Here your group will be locked inside an expansive maze where you're supposed to carry out ridiculous and unpredictable tasks in order to get out. Note that the site is not injury-proof, so there is no guarantee that your crew will make your escape unscathed. #takeonthechallenge

Alive Museum in Insadong, Seoul

Filled with over a hundred interactive art pieces and digital displays, you're sure to be transported to the most curious, exciting, and awkward places. Be sure to get your phones and cameras ready; Alive Museum is a photo buffet!

Image credit: Alive Museum

Dynamic Maze in Insadong, Seoul

Dynamic Maze has multiple locations in South Korea, and each one has an episode or level to beat. In Insadong, Seoul, you will get to play the Episode 1 called Haetae's Attack. As the title suggests, the mission requires solving the mystery puzzles of legendary Haetae, which is a mythical lion-like creature often associated with justice.

Image credit: Discover Seoul Pass

Are you ready to get in the maze? 




Alive Musuem & Dynamic Maze Seoul

OPTION 1: Buy ticket/s to ONE attraction only

🏷 PRICE of a single-entry ticket to Alive Museum OR Dynamic Maze: ₱580 or $11 per head, if not discounted!

  • Rate includes one-day admission to Alive Museum OR Dynamic Maze.

  • See more than 20 contemporary ‘Trick Art' and 50 parody works of famous pieces at Alive Museum.

  • Take on the puzzles, challenges and obstacles of Dynamic Maze.

Here are some customer reviews that we found on the booking page of Alive Museum and Dynamic Maze in Seoul:

‘Alive Museum is a great place! Lots of opportunities to take photos together. But it's better to go with a group of 4 to exchange photo opportunities…nonetheless, still a great experience!’

Alive Museum Seoul Review

‘This museum was a lot of fun! But beware, the maze is more of an optical course than a maze and it was not exactly easy. The photo area was super cute though and fun. Great trip for the price.’

Dynamic Maze Seoul Review

OPTION 2: Buy a COMBO pass for Alive Museum and Dynamic Maze

🏷 PRICE of a combo pass for Alive Museum AND Dynamic Maze: ₱1,126 or $21, if not discounted!

  • One-day admission to both Alive Museum and Dynamic Maze

  • For Dynamic Maze, there is a minimum admission requirement of 2 persons.

Here is another customer review that we found on the booking page of Alive Museum and Dynamic Maze in Seoul:

‘Both the alive museum and dynamic maze were great fun!! They have locker for you to put your stuff in… However, would probably recommend lower age groups for dynamic maze as some of the activities are not really feasible by the elderly people. Overall, it was great fun!!’

Alive Museum & Dynamic Maze Seoul Review

OPTION 3: Get a Discover Seoul Pass

🏷 PRICE of Discover Seoul Pass: starts at ₱1,126 or $21 for the 24-hour, if not discounted!

  • With a Discover Seoul Pass, you will get free admission to Alive Museum and at least thirty (30) more attractions! Check the full list of partner sites here.

  • You will also get an automatic discount of around ₱145 or $2.8 when you present your Discover Seoul Pass upon offline (over-the-counter) purchase of a Dynamic Maze ticket.


  • Make sure your phone and cameras are fully charged! (To know more about sockets and charging in South Korea, read our guide here.)

  • When visiting these two Seoul attractions, take your partner, friends, and/or family. If you're a solo traveler, find someone from your hostel whom you can tag along with! Taking a selfie in Alive Museum will not be as fun and fulfilling.

  • For Dynamic Maze Insadong:

    • Minimum 2 persons are required to gain admission. Haetae is too strong for any individual!

    • There's also a minimum height requirement of 3 ft and 6 in (110cm).

    • Children aged 12 and below must be accompanied by an adult.

    • Wear pants!

    • You will not be able to reserve the time for your visit. Everyone must wait in line, especially on weekends.

    • Ticket is for one-time use only. Re-entering is not allowed.

    • No food, drinks, or pets allowed inside.

    • Dynamic Maze may close earlier than the usual time, depending on visitor turnout/unexpected circumstances (Haetae needs to rest too!)

  • Ideal length of tour for each attraction is 1 hour.

Dynamic Maze & Alive Museum: Operating Hours & Address

Alive Museum. Image credit:  Discover Seoul Pass

Alive Museum. Image credit: Discover Seoul Pass

Both Alive Museum and Dynamic Maze are located in Insadong, which is a known culture district and tourist attraction in Seoul.

Alive Museum Address

B1-2 floors, Daeil building, Insadong street 12, Jongno-gu, Seoul

  • How to get to Alive Museum by Subway (Line 1, Blue): Get off at Jonggak Station Exit no. 3. Turn left at Geumgangjehwa Intersection and head on straight for 300m. The museum is located on the right.

  • By Subway (Line 3, Orange): Get off at Anguk Station and take Exit no. 6. Walk straight for 150m on the one-way street of Insadong.

  • By Bus (Approaching Anguk Station)

    • Green Bus: 1012, 7025

    • Blue Bus: 109, 151, 162, 171, 172, 272, 601

    • Red Bus: 601-1 (Airport Limousine)

  • By Bus (Approaching Jonggak Station)

    • Green Bus: 0212, 1016

    • Blue Bus: 100, 143, 150, 160, 161, 200, 262, 271, 300, 370, 470, 471, 601, 705, 720

    • Red Bus: 9301, 9402, 9411

Dynamic Maze Address

B1, Jongro-Gu, Insadong-Gil 12, Daeil Building, Seoul

Operating Hours

Alive Museum & Dynamic Maze are open daily (year-round) from 9am-8:30pm. Last admission is 7:30pm.

Contact Info

For more travel information, you can contact Alive Museum & Dynamic Maze at 1544-8506. You can also check out Alive Museum's website here and Dynamic Maze's website here.

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