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Address
171, Everland-ro 376beon-gil, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기 용인시 처인구 포곡읍 에버랜드로 376번길 171
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-54-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-31-320-9900 (Korean)
Operating Hours

Mar - Oct : 10:00 - 18:00
Nov - Feb : 10:00 - 17:00
(weekends, holiday 10:00 - 18:00)
※last admission is 1 hour before closing

Closed
Every Monday, Jan. 1st, March 1st, and Seollal & Chuseok Holidays
※ Other day offs will be announced one month in advance on the museum's homepage.
Introduction
Samsung Transportation Museum, the nation’s first automobile museum, is located near Everland, (Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do) and Samsung Transportation World, a children’s traffic safety learning space. The museum displays a collection of over 700 world-famous pieces including 50 cars, 15 motorcycles, bicycles, horse-drawn carriages, and other transportation-related articles such as vehicle prototypes, parts, hood ornaments, souvenirs, and artwork. There is also a display that chronicles the development of cars and ships and gives visitors a chance to ‘operate’ both types of vehicles. The exhibition area consists of a lobby exhibition hall, main hall, and outdoor exhibit. Children’s Transportation World offers diverse programs such as a children’s bike “driver’s license test” and a free learning center for traffic safety and traffic accident prevention.
Industry Information
1) Exhibition – Prototypes, vehicles, car-related items, etc. Hood ornaments and artwork to help visitors better understand the developmental history of transportation and motor vehicles.
2) Collection – Collection of historic / classic vehicles, documents and diverse visual aids related to the history of transportation.
3) Research – Research on the items in the museums as well as on transportation history in general. Development of related educational programs.
4) Preservation – Continuous maintenance of exhibition items and professional restoration work to return each piece to its original appearance and level of functioning.
Program Information
* Automobile World
Children’s Center (Automobile World) is a place for young visitors to enjoy diverse automobiles from around the world, play car-related games, and make vehicle classifications according to vehicle type.

* Automobile Experience World
An experience & exhibition center where visitors can explore the inner workings of cars and see how different parts operate and are changed / maintained.
Exhibition Hall Information
[Outdoor Exhibition]
Installation art by Nam June Paik titled “32 cars for the 20th century,” an exhibit that debuted at Germany’s Munster Art Tour in 1997. Other exhibitions include life-size aircraft and a narrow gauge steam locomotive.

[F1 Exhibition]
The world’s first gasoline automobile (1886, patented by Mercedes-Benz and Curved Dash by Oldsmobile), numerous vehicles, and a display of 450 car emblems (on the wall between the Lobby Exhibition Hall and Main Exhibition). In the same area is a lounge and a souvenir shop selling car-related items.

[F2 Exhibition – The world of car racing]
Car racing was indispensible in the development of automobile technology; when a newly-designed car won a race, its designed was applied to mass-produced vehicles. The exhibition hall features a car racing circuit and other car racing memorabilia.

Admission / Participation Fees
Adults: 6,000 won / Group: 5,000 won
Children: 5,000 won / Group: 4,000 won
Free admission to visitors under the age of 3 or over the age of 65
※ Group - more 20 people
Discount Information
* Free admission to those holding Everland Yearly Membership cards
* Discounted (group) rates applied to those who present their Everland ticket or proof of payment.
Parking Facilities
Space for up to 200 cars
Parking Fee
Free
Reservations
Reservations are required for groups of more than 20 people
Directions
[Bus]
From Gangnam Station, Exit 10 - Resort Support Center (리조트지원센터): Bus 5002
From Jamsil Station, Exit 6 - Resort Support Center (리조트지원센터): Bus 5800
FROM Cheonho Station Exit 8 - in front of Jeondaegyo (전대교앞): Bus 1113

* Everland to Transportation Museum
Take a shuttle bus from the main gate of Everland to Samsung Transportation Museum

※ Shuttle bus: 10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Homepage
www.stm.or.kr/english (Korean, English)

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