|Samsung Transportation Museum (삼성화재교통박물관)|
|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.|
|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.
|* 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|
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.
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
|* Free admission to those holding Everland Yearly Membership cards
* Discounted (group) rates applied to those who present their Everland ticket or proof of payment.
|Space for up to 200 cars|
|Reservations are required for groups of more than 20 people|
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
|www.stm.or.kr/english (Korean, English)|