|Iksan Jewelry Museum (익산 보석박물관)|
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|The Iksan Jewelry Museum (익산 보석박물관) was established in the Wanggung Jewelry Theme Park (located in Iksan, Jeollabuk-do) to give visitors a deeper look at artifacts of the Baekje Kingdom and to celebrate the art of Korean jewelry.
Boasting an area of 141,990 square meters, the world-class museum has a collection of more than 110,000 items including very rare gemstones and life-size dinosaur skeletons. Its comprehensive library of specimens and fossils (pterosaur, plesiosaur, etc.) gives visitors a glimpse into Korea’s distant geological past.
|6,214㎡ (B1 - 2F)|
Jewelry Experience Classes
Period: March-November (Saturday and Sunday)
* Description: Making silver accessories using enamel techniques (silver rings, jewelry bands, cell phone charms, necklaces, etc.)
* Material fee: 7,500 won-16,000 won
|Jewelry Square, Chilseonnyeo (‘Seven-fairy’) Square, Byeokcheon Falls, Hambyeokjeong, Family Park (Statue of Harmony), Dinosaur Theme Park, restaurants|
|Admission / Participation Fees|
19-64): 3,000 won / Group: 2,000 won
Youths (ages 13-18): 2,000 won / Group: 1,500 won
Children (ages 7-12): 1,000 won / Group: 700 won
※ Group: 20 people or more
※ Free admission: Infants (under 6), Seniors (over 65) and visitors with disabilities
|From Iksan Bus Terminal or Iksan Train Station, take Bus 555 or 555-1.
Get off at Iksan Jewelry Museum (익산 보석박물관).
* Bus Info.: runs 5-6 times a day / travel time: approx. 1 hour
From Jeonju Intercity Bus Teminal, take an intercity bus to Geumma (금마).
From Geumma Bus Terminal, take Bus 555, 555-1 or a taxi to Iksan Jewelry Museum.
|www.jewelmuseum.go.kr (Korean only)|