|Gangjin Celadon Museum (강진 청자박물관)|
Gangjin-gun (강진군), in Jeollanam-do, is home to Goryeo Celadon (고려청자). It was produced in the area from the 9th to the 14th centuries. Gangjin Celadon Museum is the only Goryeo Celadon museum in Korea which contains a variety of pieces illustrating the shift Korean celadon had made during this period.
In Gangjin-gun there are a total of 188 celadon kiln sites, which account for more than 50% in the country. In addition to the celadon artifacts and kiln sites, there is a demonstration on how to make Goryeo Celadon porcelains, a hands-on-experience zone where visitors can make their own, and a small shop where you can purchase them.
|Total Area: 2,108㎡ (B1-2F)|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
|Adults (ages 21-64): 2,000 won / Group: 1,500 won
Youths (ages 13-20): 1,500 won / Group: 1,000 won
Children (ages 7-12): 1,000 won / Group: 500 won
※ Group: 30 people or more
Central City Bus Terminal (Express Bus Terminal Station, Subway Line 3,7,9),
an intercity bus to Gangjin.
Bus schedule: 07:30-17:40, runs 6 times a day/ Estimated travel time: 4hrs 50min
From Gangjin Terminal, take a local bus bound for Maryang (마량).
Get off at the Gangjin Celadon Museum.
Bus schedule: 06:00-20:40, 30min intervals / Travel time: 30min
|gangjin.go.kr/02en (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
www.celadon.go.kr (Korean only)