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KBS On (KBS 온)

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  • KBS On (KBS 온)
  • KBS On (KBS 온)
  • KBS On (KBS 온)
  • KBS On (KBS 온)
  • KBS On (KBS 온)
Address
13, Yeouigongwon-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 영등포구 여의공원로 13 (여의도동)
Type
Industrial Tours
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-781-2224~5
Homepage
office.kbs.co.kr (Korean only)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Located within the KBS broadcasting station in Yeouido, KBS On is first museum in Korea dedicated to the history and evolution of the Korean broadcasting industry. Visitors can experience radio and television broadcasting production firsthand. KBS On first opened on January 1, 1977 and after extensive renovation, the museum re-opened in April 2001. Now, the museum offers better services than before with the addition of a Hologram Corner, Stereoscopic Media Experience Corner, and Character Photo Zone.

    The tour starts from the main hall on the second floor and continues onto the fourth and fifth floors. In addition to the small museum, radio drama studio, sound effect instruments, 9 o'clock news corner, hologram corner, stereoscopic media experience hall and chroma key corner, visitors have the chance to observe the TV production process and radio programming process through a window that looks out into the broadcasting studio.

    Telephone
    +82-2-781-2224~5

    Closed
    New Year's Day, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) holidays, first Monday of every month

    Activity Information
    News Anchor Experience (News area)
    Weather forecast experience (Chroma key)
    3D theater experience

    Show: After the tour, visitors who gathers at the lobby before 15:00 can attend as audience for the kids song program "Nuga Nuga Jal Hana," which starts at 15:30 on Sundays.

    Age Limit for Activities
    Adults and children

    Operating Hours
    09:30-17:30 (Last admission 17:00)

    Parking Facilities
    KBS guest parking lot available

    Available Facilities
    Visitors can experience variety of activities related to media production.

    * Visitor’s Hall Lobby: Visitors can watch clips of KBS representative dramas, variety shows, kids program, news, etc. through a large screen monitor.

    * Mini Museum: An exhibition of objects and equipments related to media production such as radios, televisions, camera, microphones, and etc. used in the past.

    * Radio Studio: Visitors can take a glimpse of voice actors and staffs at work recording a radio drama over a glass window. Equipments used to make sound effects are also exhibited.

    * Announcer Corner: Announcer Corner presents visitors with a clip of the history of KBS announcers from the past and the present since 1927.

    * News Experience Corner: An experience center where visitors can experience what it is like to be a news anchor at an actual news desk by reading news report from a prompter led by a background music and other news program effects.

    * Sports Corner: Sports Corner features a movie clip of highlight compilations from unforgettable moments during sports games broadcasted by KBS, including soccer games, basketball games, the Olympic Games, and more. One side of the wall displays the process of how sports news is produced and broadcasted.

    * Stereoscopic Television Corner: The corner introduces visitors to stereoscopic TVs that do not require viewers to wear 3D glasses.

    * Hologram Corner: Visitors are able to see how KBS historical dramas “Haeshin (2004)" and "Immortal Admiral Yi Sun-shin (2004)" are made using cutting edge technology through holograms.

    * Stereoscopic Media Experience Center: Visitors are invited to watch stereoscopic images developed by KBS Production Technology Division. The Stereoscopic Media Experience Center is only available for visit on weekdays.

    * Chroma Key Corner: Visitors can experience image and video composition technique chroma key by posing as a weather forecaster on a blue stage. Visitors can also put a blue cloak over their body to become invisible on screen. KBS offers recorded video download service for groups who participated in the experience activity on a weekday.

    [Exhibition Hall]
    2F: Exhibition Hall Lobby
    4F: News Experience Corner, Sports Corner, Stereoscopic Television Corner, Stereoscopic Media Experience Center, Chroma Key Corner, Hologram Corner, Character Corner
    5F: Radio Studio, Mini Museum, Announcer Corner

    Facility Utilization Fees
    Free

    Parking Fees
    Free for 2 hours
    ※ Take the parking ticket to the Information Desk and recieve a signature or get the ticket stamped for free parking. Signed or stamped tickets must be verifed at the fare adjustment center.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Wheelchair available

    Reservation Info. for Natives
    Reservation is required in advance for group reservations.

    Korean Info. Service
    Guided tour available for group visitors.

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