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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)
Notices
* Closed temporarily from February 24, 2020 until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19
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
  • 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 of age 4 and over

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [1F Special Exhibition] Special Exhibition Hall, Jangsaengpo & Whales, Geographical Evolution of Ulsan, Library, Humans & Whales, Whale Skull Replica Corner, Petroglyph of Bangudae Terrace (National Treasure No. 285)

    [2F Whale Learning Center] About whales, take photos with whales, "How big is a whale?", souvenir shop, cafeteria, children activity center

    [3F Whale Research Center] Whale Research Lab, Stories of Gray Whales, About Whaling Industry, etc.

    [Other faciltiies] Whaleboat, outdoor deck, souvenir shop

    Parking Fee


    Homepage
    www.whalecity.kr (Korean only)

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