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Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)

  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Jangsaengpo Whale Museum (장생포 고래박물관)
  • Address 244, Jangsaengpogorae-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan
    울산광역시 남구 장생포고래로 244 (매암동)
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-52-256-6301
  • Operating Hours 09:00-18:00 (Last ticketing 30 min before closing)
  • Closed Mondays (may be open in the case of Monday being a public holiday or during travel week; inquire in advance), the day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Jangsaengpo Whale Museum opened on May 31, 2005 is the first and only whale museum in Korea and stands on what used to be a central area for the Korean whaling industry. After whaling was banned in 1986, 250 artifacts from whalers and the whaling industry were collected and put on display. Visitors can enjoy experience zones such as the Whale Belly Road or the Underwater Adventure Zone. Exhibitions include things like a Bryde's whale skeleton, a killer whale skeleton, a gray whale corner, and whaling ships.

    Structure Size
    1F-4F / Area: 6,946 ㎡

    Maximum Occupancy
    300 people

    Industry Information
    Special exhibitions on whaling culture, lectures on whales/whaling, etc.

    Collections Status
    1,800 pieces: Whaling related artifiacts and historical records

    Age Limit for Activities
    Open to visitors ages 4 and over

    Main Facilities
    [1F] Special Exhibition Hall
    [2F] Whale Learning Center
    [3F] Whale Research Lab
    [Amenities] Ticket booth & gift shop, whaling ship, outdoor plaza, waterfront, Jangsaengpo Monorail

    Restrooms
    Available

    Homepage
    www.whalecity.kr

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