|Korea Naval Academy Museum (해군사관학교박물관)|
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|The Korean Naval Academy Museum was opened on January 17, 1976 on the 30th anniversary of the Korean Naval Academy. When it first opened, the museum consisted of only a small exhibition room, but later saw the addition of a life-sized, ironclad Geobukseon (turtle ship) on January 31, 1980. On February 23, 1981, an independent museum building was opened at the site and on April 28, 1990, the museum was expanded to its current size.
The museum (2,622 square meters in total area) is housed in two separate buildings (a 2-story building and a 3-story building) and boasts three exhibition halls (Yi Chungmugong Hall, Navy Hall, and Naval Academy Hall). The Yi Chungmugong Hall has on display 212 materials relating to the life of the famous Korean navel leader General Yi. At the Navy Hall, the history of Korea’s Navy is on display. The history of the naval academy itself is celebrated at the Navy Academy Hall through the presentation of 315 artifacts. In the outdoor exhibition area, visitors are met by a life-sized turtle ship, cannons, and old anchors from the Joseon Era as well as an S-2 anti-submarine plane and an amphibious armored car used during the Korean War.
|Total area: 2,622㎡
Exhibition area: 1,719㎡
|Admission / Participation Fees|
Bus Terminal, take
a taxi to the Naval Academy Museum.
From Masan Intercity Bus Terminal/Masan Station, take Bus 162 or 760.
Get off at Inuidong (인의동), the last stop.
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