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Seoul National Science Museum (국립서울과학관)

  • Seoul National Science Museum (국립서울과학관)
  • Seoul National Science Museum (국립서울과학관)
  • Seoul National Science Museum (국립서울과학관)

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215, Changgyeonggung-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 창경궁로 215 (와룡동)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-3668-2200
Operating Hours
09:30-17:30 (Last admission: 16:30)
Mondays (the following day, if Monday is a holiday)
  • Information
    The Seoul National Science Museum first opened its doors to the public in 1945. It was destroyed during the Korean War (1950-1953) and was later rebuilt at its current location in 1972. The museum features a range of exhibition halls and hands-on programs offering visitors an opportunity to experience the principles of science. In addition, the programs focus on nurturing the creativity of children and helping children better understand science.

    Program Information
    Green Science Experience Zone
    Operating hours: 10:00-16:00 (lunch time: 12:00-13:00)
    Participation fees: Free
    Description: Making rubber balls, pinwheels, toy ducks, toy monkeys, and walking toys with easily found materials like paper cups, wooden chopsticks, and straws.  

    Magic Hands
    Operating hours: 10:30-16:00
    Participation fees: White wax: 3,000 won / Color wax: 4,000 won
    Description: Making a model of your hand in various shapes with wax.
    How to participate: In order of arrival / reservations required for groups of over 30.
    Inquiries: +82-2-745-6713, +82-10-5496-6713

    Ceramic Experience Class
    Operating hours: 09:30-17:00 (lunch time: 11:30-12:30)
    Participation fees: 10,000 won~
    Description: Designing and making ceramics
    How to participate: Advanced registrations required. (10 people per class)
    Inquiries: +82-2-747-8345, +82-10-4339-8345

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Adults (ages 20-64): 1,000 won / Group: 500 won
    Children & Youths (ages 7-19): 500 won / Group: 300 won
    * Group: 30 people or more

    Parking Facilities

    * Not available for buses.
    * Parking spaces are limited, so use of public transportation is recommended.
    * Cars with plate numbers ending in specific numbers are not allowed to access the parking lot on designated days: Monday (1, 6), Tuesday (2, 7), Wednesday (3, 8), Thursday (4, 9), Friday (5, 0)

    Parking Fee
    * Small cars (less than 15 passengers):
    First 2 hours: 2,000 won
    Each additional 30 minutes: 500 won
    Daily parking: 10,000 won

    Homepage (Korean, English)

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