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Jeollanam-do » Haenam-gun » Ttangkkut Marine Natural History Museum (땅끝해양자연사박물관)

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  • Ttangkkut Marine Natural History Museum (땅끝해양자연사박물관)
  • Ttangkkut Marine Natural History Museum (땅끝해양자연사박물관)
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  • Ttangkkut Marine Natural History Museum (땅끝해양자연사박물관)
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Address
Tongho-ri 195-4, Songji-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do
전라남도 해남군 송지면 중대동길 5-4 (송지면)
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-61-535-2110
Operating Hours
Summer season (Mar-Oct) 09:00~18:00
Winter season (Nov-Feb) 09:00~17:00
Closed
N/A (open year round)
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Introduction
Part museum, part aquarium, the Ttangkkut Marine Natural History Museum is located at the southernmost tip of the Korean peninsula in Ttangkkeut Maeul Village, Songji-myeon, Haenam-gun. The director of the museum (Lim Yang-su) collected most of the museum pieces from countries all over the world during his 13 years as the captain of a pelagic fishing boat. Exhibits include artifacts and living specimens, all of which have been researched and categorized by a team of experts.

The museum aims to motivate people to explore, observe, and preserve nature by stimulating visitors’ curiosity through miniatures replicas of marine life. There are approximately 25,000 specimens on display including shellfish, coral, fish, mammals, crustaceans, fossils, reptiles, and insects from around the world.
Structure Size
9,917㎡ (Exhibition Hall 661㎡)
Program Information
Diverse hands-on experience programs varying by season are available such as natural soap making, starfish coloring, wild flower observation, and inscription pencil rubbings
Exhibition Hall Information
* Rare Marine Life Hall
-Whale shark: the largest living fish species, found in tropical & warm oceans
* Coral Hall
-Characteristics of corals as coelenterates
* Marine Life Diorama Hall
-Mystery of the sea: diverse marine life from man-eating sharks to tiny crustaceans & sea urchins
* World Shellfish Hall
-Over 1,200 species rare & varied shellfish and clams
* Shark Hall
-Shark species including sturgeon & saw sharks, as well as reptiles, sea turtles & rays
* Whale Hall
- Whale species: Pseudorca crassidens, Delphinus capensis & Neophocaena phocaenoides
* Crustacean Hall
-Rare lobster & crab specimens
* Insect Hall
-Shows birth of the ocean in addition to exhibiting land insects
* Hall of Mammals & Reptiles
-Sea mammals & reptiles, the living descendants of dinosaurs
Admission / Participation Fees
Adults: 3,000 won (groups: 2,500 won per person)
Youths: 2,000 won (groups: 1,500 won per person)
Children: 1,000 won (groups: 800 won per person)
Parking Facilities
420 spaces
Parking Fee
Free
Reservations
+82-61-535-2110
Directions
Take the bus towards Haenam from dong Seoul Terminal

From the Ttangkkeut (땅끝), take a bus bound for Sagu (사구행)or Sagumi (사구미) beach
Homepage
www.tmnhm.com (Korean only)

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