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Waterworks Museum (수도박물관)    
Waterworks Museum (수...
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  • Waterworks Museum (수도박물관)
  • Waterworks Museum (수도박물관)
  • Waterworks Museum (수도박물관)
  • Waterworks Museum (수도박물관)
  • Waterworks Museum (수도박물관)
  • Waterworks Museum (수도박물관)
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257, Gangbyeonbuk-ro, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 성동구 왕십리로 27 (성수동1가)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-3146-5935~8
Mondays ,Seollal, Chuseok
Length of Tour
Course 1 - 90min, Course 2 - 50min, Course 3 - 30min
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The Ttukdo Water Purification Plant (Waterworks Museum and Slow Sand Filtration Basin) was completed in August 1908. Construction first commenced in August 1906 as Americans C.H. Collbran and H.R. Bostwick were granted the rights by the Korean Empire to construct the waterworks facility. This was highly significant in that it was the first water purification plant ever built in Korea. At the time of the plants completion, it produced 12,500 tons of purified water supplying approximately 165,000 Seoul citizens. The western style brick mason building had a traditional clay tile roof and was 312.4㎡ in size. The water supply facility (currently renamed Waterworks Museum) and Slow Sand Filtration Basin are designated No.72 Tangible Cultural Asset of Seoul.
Structure Size
* Plottage: 6,105㎡
* Structure Area: 20,837㎡
Exhibition Hall Information
* Water and Environment Exhibition Hall
* Outdoor Exhibition Hall
* Outdoor Experience Facilities
* Ttukdo Arisu Water Purification Center
* Slow Filtration Basin
* Annex Building
Admission / Participation Fees
Group Reservation
- 10 people or more can be in a group.
- Inquiry: +82-2-3146-5935~5938
Seoul Forest Station (Seoul Subway Bundang Line), Exit 3.
Go straight along the Wangsimni-ro for about 280m.
(Korean, English)
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