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Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)

  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)

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Address
110, Sanghabeol-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 과천시 상하벌로 110
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-3677-1500 (Korean)
Closed
Every Monday, Jan 1
(If Monday is a holiday, the facility will remain open during the holidays and be closed the following day)
Length of Tour
More than 2 hours
  • Information
    Introduction
    As a landmark facility representing Korea’s advanced science and technology capabilities, Gwacheon Sciencetorium shares with the public scientific principles that govern daily lives and shape the future of the nation.

    The main building of Gwacheon Sciencetorium (which is shaped like an aircraft taking off) has five open-run exhibition centers: Basic Science Center, High-tech Center, Children’s Experience Center, Natural History Center, and Traditional Science Center. Nearby are the planetarium, observatory, outdoor exhibition venue, and insect ecosystem center. In the front yard are the Science Plaza, Science & Culture Square and Sculpture Park where visitors can take a rest and enjoy the great outdoors.

    Over 50% of the exhibition items on display at the Sciencetorium are interactive, allowing visitors to jump in and experience science first-hand using both their minds and their imaginations. The museum is one of the leading institutions of its kind worldwide.

    Structure Size
    49,050㎡ (B1-3F)

    Maximum Occupancy
    More 1,000 people

    Program Information
    * Main Course (Indoors)
    Entrance→ Basic Sciences→ Science Park for Kids→ Hall of Fame→ Special Exhibition→ Advanced Technology (1F)→ Advanced Technology (2F)→ Natural History→ Traditional Sciences
    * Outdoor Course: Astronomical Facilities

    Program Information


    Exhibition Hall Information
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    Admission / Participation Fees
    * Regular Exhibition Hall
    Adults 4,000 won (groups 3,000 won): ages 20-64
    Youths 2,000 won (groups 1,500 won): ages 7-19
    * Free admission for seniors and vistiors with a disability
    * Group - more 30 people

    Parking Facilities
    Available for up to 1,116 cars (09:00-20:00)

    Parking Fee
    Large cars: 9,000 won / Small cars: 4,000 won

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    English, Japanese, Chinese (PDA guide system)

    Homepage
    www.sciencecenter.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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