The 10 Best Private Museums Worldwide

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

Established in 1965 by the Korean electronics giant, the Samsung Foundation of Culture ran a couple of gallery and museum spaces before opening Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, in Seoul in 2004. Consisting of three architectural triumphs designed by Rem Koolhaas, Mario Botta, and Jean Nouvel, the museum houses Korean national treasures from the past and international modern art from the 20th Century, while also exhibiting the art of the present and future.