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Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)

  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)

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Address
127, Guktojeongjungang-ro, Nam-myeon, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do
강원도 양구군 남면 국토정중앙로 127 (남면)
Type
Ecological Tourist Sites
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-480-2586
Homepage
www.ckobs.kr (Korean)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Center of Korea Observatory is located in Yanggu-gun County. The observatory is named the Center of Korea, as it is located at the center of the Korean Peninsula. It is equipped with an 80㎝ reflecting telescope. There is also an exhibition hall providing the most recent astronomy news, a planetarium showing the night sky, and a range of hands-on programs.

    Telephone
    +82-33-480-2586

    Closed
    Mondays (or the following day, if Monday is a holiday)

    Operating Hours
    September-February: 14:00-22:00
    March-August: 15:00-23:00
    * Last admission: 1hr before closing

    Admission Fees
    Individual
    Adults: 2,000 won
    Children: 1,000 won

    Group (30+ people)
    Adults: 1,500 won
    Children: 500 won

    * 50% discount for seniors (age 65 and over) and people with disabilities (valid ID required).
    * Children (ages 6 and more)

    Available Facilities
    Observatory, projection room for celestial bodies, image hall, exhibition hall, souvenir shop, snack bar, grass plaza, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Reservation Info. for Foreigners
    Tel: +82-33-480-2586
    * Reservations required for group visitors.

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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