• The Film Reference Library is a multimedia library organized to allow film researchers and cinephiles to use
    all film-related materials in a single place. All film-related DVDs (including Blu-rays, VHS tapes) and books
    that were locally released, thesis papers, and scripts can be viewed free of charge, and Korean classic and
    independent films can also be viewed through VOD. The Film Reference Library is located at the
    Seoul Sangam headquarters and the Paju Preservation Center.

  • Opening Hours


    Tuesday to Friday: 10:00~19:00
    Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays: 10:00~18:00
    Last Wednesday of Every Month: 10:00~21:00 (Culture Day)

    ※ Closed on Mondays, Jan 1st, Seollal/Chuseok Holidays


    Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00~19:00

    ※ Closed on Mondays, Jan 1st, Seollal/Chuseok Holidays

  • Viewing Materials


    Movie Viewing, Multimedia Service, Books, Periodicals, Thesis Papers, Scripts, Original Soundtrack


    Movie Viewing, Multimedia Service, Books, Periodicals

  • Admittance Policy

    The way to get a membership card

    A membership card, which must be applied for at the information desk after creating an account
    on the Korean Film Archive website, must be issued.
    All viewing materials are only viewable within the library (no loans permitted).
    Visitors under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a guardian.

  • Fees

    Enjoy the libraries free of charge

    You can enjoy the libraries and their materials for free

  • Parking

    Sangam, Three hours free parking

    The ticket box will provide a ticket to validate three-hour parking. After three hours,
    500 won will be charged every 10 minutes with up to 15,000 won a day.

    Paju, Free of Charge

    Tickets are provided to customers who use the Film Reference Library at the information desk.

    Getting here