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Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))

  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Busan Bokcheon Museum (복천박물관(부산))
  • Address 63, Bokcheon-ro, Dongnae-gu, Busan-si
    부산광역시 동래구 복천로 63 (복천동)
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    • For more info: +82-51-554-4263, 4264
  • Operating Hours Weekdays & Sundays 09:00-18:00
    * Last admission is 1 hour before closing.
  • Closed Mondays, New Year's Day
  • Length of Tour Approx. 1-2 hr
  • Information
    Introduction
    Bokcheon Museum, an archaeological museum in Busan, opened its doors to the public on October 5, 1996 as a tribute to the long-honored history of Busan from the Samhan Era to the Three Kingdoms Era. The museum displays relics and artifacts excavated from the ancient burial ground in Bokcheon-dong. As many as 169 artifact pieces, including diverse earthenware, weapons, and ruins, found in a series of seven excavations are on display throughout the museum. The array of relics and tombs discovered in the Ancient Tombs in Bokcheon-dong, designated as Historic Site No. 273, are essential to solving the mystery of the Gaya Kingdom, which remains an uncharted, secret land.

    Since opening, the museum has been conducting further research at the site of the burial grounds and remains in the local area to better understand the antiquated history and culture of Busan as well as the ancient kingdom of Gaya. The museum, as a reputable venue for historical education and exploration, also holds academic seminars and special exhibitions to share the research results and achievements with scholars and the community alike.

    Structure Size
    Land area: 56,334 ㎡
    Building area: 7,797.97 ㎡ (Exhibition Hall 6,811.01 ㎡ / Outdoor exhibition hall 316.01 ㎡ / others 670.95 ㎡)

    Collections Status
    Total 7,575 items / 1,848 items in display

    Industry Information
    Historical artifact research, display, education, etc.

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [Exhibition Hall I]
    Relics from the Neolithic Age to the Three Kingdoms Age and model tombs are on display.

    [Exhibition Hall II]
    Relics excavated from the Bokcheon-dong Ancient Tombs are exhibited by genre.

    [Ancient Tombs Park]
    The Bokcheon-dong Ancient Tombs demonstrate the prosperity of the Gaya people and how Gaya was incorporated into Silla. The estimated size of the ancient tombs is 60 meters in height, 700 meters in length, and 10-80 meters in width.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Free

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Homepage
    museum.busan.go.kr

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