|National Science Museum (국립중앙과학관)|
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|The National Science Museum is a scientific culture facility which studies and exhibits various scientific materials. At its center is the Astronomical Hall, which is the largest dome in Korea. From here you can vividly see the phenomenon of the celestial sphere and the human development of space. It also has the only world-class space theater in Korea. The 242 seats are available on a first-come first-serve basis. It can re-create the appearance of a night sky, the highlight being the view of the starlight at the planetarium. The Astrovision is also a special visual device, giving a magnificent and realistic view of space development.
There are exhibits featuring about 4000 items based on nature and natural science at the Permanent Exhibit Hall. There are also exhibit halls featuring Korean nature, weapons, and folk musical instruments. You can see the stages of collecting energy from nature, and its use in transportation. Outside the Hall is Cheomseongdae, a weather evaluating machine from the Goryeo period; models of plant-eating dinosaurs; and a steam engine. The exhibits help to easily understand the theories of science, and the wonders of nature. The museum has a movie theater. Science movies and other excellent movies are shown at 11am and 2pm every day, and the seating can accommodate 776 people.
|Land area: 165,290㎡
Building area: 28,826㎡
Exhibition area: 21,421㎡
|Outdoor stage, maglev train, meeting plaza, nature learning center, etc.|
|Facilities for the Handicapped|
|Wheelchair ramp, wheelchair rental services, reserved parking spaces, elevator, restrooms|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
Science Alive Discovery Center (창의나래관)
|Baby Stroller Rentals|
|Available (Operating hours: 08:30-17:00)
※ Closing day & Time after closing: Free until 18:00
※ Possibility of extension when it opens at night.
|Small cars: 50 % discount
Midium / Large vehicles: 2,000 won (for 25 persons and more)
Sedan (for under 25 persons): 1,000 won
※ Free (a proof required) - Disabled, men of national merit, people who participate in paid educational programs, volunteers
|Government Complex-Daejeon Station (Deajeon Subway Line 1), Exit 3.
Go straight 100m and turn right at the 4-way Intersection.
Go straight about 60m to arrive at the bus stop.
Take Bus 604 and get off at National Science Museum (국립중앙과학관).
Local Buses bound for National Science Museum
104, 121, 301, 318, 604, 606, 918
Get off at National Science Museum or Expo Park.
|www.science.go.kr (Korean, English)|