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Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)

  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
  • Daegaya Museum (대가야 박물관)
1203, Daegaya-ro, Goryeong-eup, Goryeong-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do
경상북도 고령군 대가야읍 대가야로 1203
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-54-950-7103
Operating Hours
March-October: 09:00-18:00
November-February: 09:00-17:00
* Last admission is one hour before closing.
Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday)
  • Information
    Daegaya Museum is an exhibition of history and culture of the Daegaya (The Great Gaya; 42-562 AD) Kingdom. The Museum consists of the Daegaya History Pavilion and the Daegaya Royal Tomb Pavilion. The History Pavilion houses a collection of relics from the Daegaya Kingdom era, while holding special exhibitions and education activities periodically. The outdoor exhibition center displays items that represent ancient lifestyle such as dugouts, attic storage, iron furnace, as well as religious relics. The Royal Tomb Pavilion is a 37m-wide dome that houses relics of the Jisandong Ancient Tombs. It is essentially the restoration of the Jisandong Tumulus No. 44, the first large-scale sunjang (burial of the living with the dead).

    Structure Size
    Daegaya History Pavilion
    * Site area: 13,308 ㎡ (4,032.7 pyeong), Building area: 2,232.72 ㎡ (676 pyeong)
    * 1F - Planned hall, children’s experience hall, office, restroom
    * 2F - Permanent hall, restroom, photo booth * Outdoor exhibition area, storage, auditorium, restrooms, parking lot, etc.

    Royal Tomb Pavilion
    * Site area: 10,839 ㎡ (3,278 pyeong)
    * Exhibition hall: 1,464 ㎡ (443 pyeong) (diameter: 37 m; height: 15.47 m)
    * Ground floor: 1,107 ㎡ (335 pyeong): Space frame, copper sheet roofing end (exhibition hall)
    * Children’s experience hall (110 ㎡, 33 pyeong), restrooms (40 ㎡, 12 pyeong), tumulus in maintenance (one), ancient tomb, water fountain (2), gazebo (2), parking lot, etc.

    Wooruk Museum
    * Site area: 9,098 ㎡ / Indoor area: 965 ㎡
    * 1F - Exhibition hall, office, machinery room, restrooms
    * 2F - Auditorium, musical instrument storage, machinery room, restrooms
    * Other facilities: Wooruk workshop, outdoor restrooms, parking lot

    Exhibition Hall Information
    • Permanent Exhibition Hall
    Explanations and relics of cultural history from the Old Stone Age to the Modern Age are provided so that visitors can see the history of Daegaya region based on the history of Daegaya. The contents in the exhibition hall include dawn of Daegaya, foundation of Daegaya, growth and development of Daegaya and theme of Goryeong after Daegaya.

    • Planned Exhibition Hall
    It is the place where specially planned exhibitions are provided with special subjects once or twice a year, and visitors can experience exhibitions with new contents every year. In the corner, the life history and accomplishment of Kim Jong Jik who is the founder of Youngnam School are permanently displayed along with the relics of Jumphiljae Head House.

    • Children's Experience Hall
    It is decorated with various characters and bright colors according to children's level. It is the place where children can experience various traditional cultures through Daegaya pottery, royal crown, puzzle game, rubbed copy, printing, folk item experience and so forth.

    • Outdoor Exhibition Center
    Displayed items include dugout, attic storage and iron furnace remain that show the life of Daegaya, Buddhism related cultural assets such as stone tower, stone lantern, statue of Budda and so forth and various stone-made cultural assets such as long pedestal stone, millstone, mortar and so forth.

    Admission / Participation Fees
    [Individuals] Adults (ages 19-64): 2,000 won / Chidlren (ages 7-18): 1,500 won
    [Groups] Adults (per person): 1,800 won / Children (per person): 1,200 won

    * Seniors (Age 65 and over) & Children (Age 6 and under): Free
    * Admission fee includes entry to the Daegaya History Pavilion, Daegaya Royal Tomb Pavilion, and Ureuk Museum.
    * Groups of 20 people or more
    * Free admission: Culture Day (Last Wednesday of each month)

    Credit Cards Accepted

    Parking Facilities

    Info. Services for Koreans
    10:00 / 11:00 / 13:30 / 14:30 / 15:30 / 16:00

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