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National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)

  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
  • National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)
* Closed temporarily from February 24, 2020 until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19
45 Haeyang-ro 301beon-gil, Yeongdo-gu, Busan
부산광역시 영도구 해양로301번길 45 (동삼동)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-51-309-1900
Operating Hours
[Weekdays] 09:00-18:00

[Saturdays] May-August 09:00-21:00 / September-April 09:00-19:00

[Sundays & National Holidays] 09:00-19:00

[The day of Seollal (Lunar New Year’s Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) / Children’s Day / National Liberation Day] 09:00-21:00

* Last admission is 30 minute before closing.
Mondays (Closed the day after if Monday is a holiday)
Length of Tour
Approx. 2 hours
  • Information
    Exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum encompass all aspects of marine and ocean life. These include the culture, history, famous figures in the industry, maritime vessels, ocean creatures, ocean life experience, maritime industry, marine territory and development and ocean science. It is by far one of the top maritime museums in Korea.

    The museum holds over 14,000 historic items and relics that have witnessed the history and are relevant to the future of ocean life. These are on display in the eight different permanent exhibition halls, the special exhibition hall and the children's exhibition hall. The museum also has a library, aquarium, grand auditorium, outdoor performance stage, and a 4D theatre offering a multi-cultural experience to visitors.

    Structure Size
    - Area size: 45,444㎡/
    - Total ground area: 25,870㎡
    - Exhibit total ground area: 9,826 ㎡

    Program Information
    Refer to the website


    Exhibition Hall Information
    [1F] Maritime Library, Large auditorium
    [2F] Planned Exhibition Hall, Children’s Museum
    [3F] Maritime History and Figure, Maritime Culture, Maritime Life, Maritime Experience, Aquarium, Ships
    [4F] Maritime Territory, Maritime Science, Maritime Industry, 4D Theater

    Main Facilities
    Exhibition halls, children's museum, aquarium, museum, auditorium, sky garden, etc.

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Observatory rest area, museum gift shop, restaurant, food court, convenience store, coffe shop, lockers, etc.

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Free (excluding 4D Theater & Special exhibitions)

    Credit Cards Accepted

    Parking Facilities
    305 parking spaces available (including 19 parking spaces for large vehicles, 9 parking spaces for people with disabilities)

    Parking Fee
    - Regular size (up to 15-person capacity): 1,000 won for the first two hours. 100 won for each additional 10 minutes up to 2,400 won per day.
    - Large vehicles (16-person capacity and above): Fees are doubled from regular size fees.
    * Free: Government officials, volunteers, artifact donor, person of national merit
    * 50% discount: compact cars, people with disabilities, hybrid cars, multicultural family (upon presenting welfare or family sarang card)

    Info. Services for Koreans
    Twice daily 11:00-12:00 / 14:00-15:00 (1 hour tour)
    * Visitors can register onsite but are advised to make an online reservation one day before visiting.
    * Audio guide rental: 1,000 won
    - Identification card required for rental (Guardian’s identification required for children)
    - Rental and returning site: Information Desk (2F) (first-come first-served basis)

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    * Exhibition explanation available in English, Japanese, Chinese (only for foreign visitors). Prior-inquiry is required via phone.
    * Audio guide in English, Japanese, Chinese available (150 devices)
    - Identification card required for rental (Guardian’s identification card required for children)
    - Rental fee: 1,000 won
    - Rental and returning site: Information Desk (2F) (first-come first-served basis)

    Prior-reservation required for group visitors

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