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Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)

  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
  • Busan Marine Natural History Museum (부산해양자연사박물관)
Address
175, Ujangchun-ro, Dongnae-gu, Busan
부산광역시 동래구 우장춘로 175 (온천동)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-51-553-4944~5
Operating Hours
09:00–18:00
* Last last admission is 1 hour before closing.
Closed
New Year's Day, Mondays (closed on Tuesday if Monday is a holiday)
Length of Tour
1 hour–1 hour 30 minutes
  • Information
    Introduction
    Opened on June 10, 1994, the Busan Marine Natural History Museum is the first and largest museum of its kind in Korea. The museum features some 25,000 marine specimens from over 100 countries around the world, including rare living species and those native to Korea. The museum opened a second exhibition hall in April 2003, and launched the Busan Fishing Village Folk Museum on February 23, 2007.

    Marine life on display in the museum
    The major exhibits of Busan Marine Natural History Musem include the largest existing man-eating clam, arapaima (the largest living freshwater fish), oarfish (a legendary fish that is said to live half of the month in the mountains and the rest in the sea), whale fish (the largest living of the fish species), jumbo squid (the largest of sthe quid species), a blade bone fossil of a dinosaur, piranha (an omnivorous freshwater fish that inhabits South American rivers), sturgeon (toothless bony fish species, whose eggs are often eaten as caviar), water monitor (the second largest species of lizards), alligator snapping turtle (giant turtle with strong teeth and a violent temper), spur-thighed tortoise (the third largest turtle in the world) and more!

    Structure Size
    Site: 12,618㎥ / Building: 8,920㎥
    1st Hall: 5,210㎥, 2nd Hall: 3,710㎥

    Industry Information
    Research, exhibitions, library, educational programs, and collections

    Exhibition Hall Information
    1st Hall
    - 2F : Special Exhibition Hall, Screen Science Hall
    - 3F : Coral Hall, Aquatic Birds/Sea Water Hall, Marine Life Artifact Hall, Cephalopod/Echinoderm Hall, Reptile Hall, Shark/Ray Hall, Cyber Reading Room
    - 4F : Tropical Living Exploration Hall

    2nd Hall
    - 2F : Shellfish Hall, Crustacean Hall, Visually Impaired Persons Hall
    - 3F : Coral Hall, Korean Water System Supporting Hall
    - 4F : Fossil Hall

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Free

    Parking Facilities
    Nearby public parking lot (Inquires: +82-51-555-4882)

    Homepage
    sea.busan.go.kr
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

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