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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)
  • Address 45 Haeyang-ro 301beon-gil, Yeongdo-gu, Busan
    부산광역시 영도구 해양로301번길 45 (동삼동)
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-51-309-1900
  • Operating Hours [Weekdays] 09:00-18:00
    [Weekends] 09:00-19:00
  • Closed Mondays (Closed the day after if Monday is a holiday)
  • Length of Tour Approx. 2 hr
  • Information
    The National Maritime Museum is a comprehensive venue offering exhibitions on maritime culture, history, ocean life, science, and more. The exterior of the museum was designed to resemble a water droplet, and is the third largest museum 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 eight permanent exhibition halls, a special exhibition hall and children's exhibition hall. The museum also has a library, aquarium, grand auditorium, outdoor performance stage, and a 4D theatre for a multi-cultural experience.

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

    Collections Status
    14,000 items

    Program Information
    Refer to the oficial website

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [1F] Maritime Library, Large auditorium
    [2F] Planned Exhibition Hall, Children’s Museum
    [3F] Maritime History and Figures, 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)

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

    Parking Fee
    - Small & mid-size vehicles (up to 15-person capacity): 1,000 won for the first two hours / 100 won for each additional 10 min up to 2,400 won per day.
    - Large vehicles (16-person capacity and above): Fees are doubled from regular size fees.
    * 50% discount: compact cars, people with disabilities, hybrid cars, multicultural family (upon presenting welfare or family sarang card)

    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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