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Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)

  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Gwangju National Science Museum (국립광주과학관)
  • Address 235, Cheomdangwagi-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
    광주광역시 북구 첨단과기로 235 (오룡동)
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-62-960-6210~2
  • Operating Hours 09:30-17:30
    * Last admission 1 hour before closing
  • Closed Mondays (closed the following day if Monday is a public holiday), New Year’s Day, the day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Length of Tour Approx. 4 hours
  • Information
    Introduction
    Gwangju National Science Museum was opened in 2013 to promote science. The museum specializes in light and science with a spaceship-shaped exterior. Many of the exhibitions consist of hands-on programs, providing visitors a chance to use their imagination to further learn about science.

    Structure Size
    Total area: 98,248 ㎡ / Structure area: 17,325 ㎡ (B1-3F) / Exhibition area: 7,209 ㎡

    Maximum Occupancy
    approx. 3,000 people

    Age Limit for Activities
    Visitors ages 8 & older

    Exhibition Hall Information
    [1F Children's Hall]
    - Exhibition hall to learn about exciting fundamentals of space, nature, body, and daily life science through games.
    [2F Permanent Exhibition]
    - Hall 1 - Light and Art: Explanation of light science through experience exhibition, meeting of light science and art
    - Hall 2 - Daily life and the future: Experience exhibition featuring the fundamentals of daily life and sports science, exhibition showing the future through space and marine science

    [Special Exhibition Hall (1F)]
    - Special exhibition chosen by UNESCO about light and sun "All Light! All Right!"

    [Outdoor Exhibition]
    - Lucherium Star Car: Movable observatory
    - Outdoor Exhibition Playground: Space exploration and 4 playground
    - Eco-pond, Eco-lab: Ecology experience

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Cafe, snack bar, lost & found, lecture rooms, experience rooms, drinking fountains, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Individuals - Adults 3,000 won / Children 2,000 won
    Groups - Adults 2,000 won / Children 1,500 won

    * Groups: 20 people or more
    * Adults (ages 20-64) / Children (ages 7-19)
    * Free admission: Preschoolers (ages 6 & younger), senior citizens (ages 65 & older)

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fee
    [Daily] Compact cars 1,000 won / Small-sized 2,000 won / Medium-sized 4,000 won

    Reservations
    Reservation by phone available

    General Overview
    Rental: Special exhibition, Imagination Hall, Experience Hall, Lecture Hall, Outdoor Park, etc. Inquiries: +82-62-960-6124

    Homepage
    www.sciencecenter.or.kr

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