Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)

  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)
  • Gwacheon National Science Museum (국립과천과학관)

Explanation

As a landmark facility representing Korea’s advanced science and technology capabilities, Gwacheon National Science Museum strives to encourage young visitors to become interested in science and shares with the public scientific principles that govern our daily lives. The main building has five permanent exhibition centers: Basic Science Center, High-tech Center, Children’s Experience Center, Natural History Center, and Traditional Science Center. Nearby are the planetarium, observatory, outdoor exhibition venue, and insect ecosystem center. Over 50% of the exhibition items on display are interactive, allowing visitors to jump in and experience science first-hand using their minds and their imagination.


Inquiry

+82-2-3677-1500


Homepage

www.scientorium.go.kr


Information Use

Capacities : More than 1,000 people

Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-3677-1500

Parking facilities : Available (1,116 parking spaces)
Operating hours 09:00-20:30
* Hours extended until 22:00 during late-night operations

Parking Fees : Small-sized vehicles: 5,000 won / Large-sized vehicles: 10,000 won
* 50% off for visitors after 16:00

Day off : January 1, Mondays, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)

Charges : [Permanent Exhibition Hall]
Individuals - Adults 4,000 won / Children 2,000 won

* Free (ID required): Senior citizens (ages 65 and older)
* Adults (ages 20-64) / Children (ages 7-19)


[Planetarium]
Adults 2,000 won / Children & Senior citizens 1,000 won

* Must also purchase admission to Permanent Exhibition Hall
* Preschoolers (ages 5 and under) not permitted

[Astronomical Observatory]
Day program (Ages 7 and older) - Free
Night program (Ages 7 and older) - 10,000 won

* Must also purchase admission to Permanent Exhibition Hall
* Online reservation in advance required.

Hours : Permanent exhibition 09:30-17:30 (Tuesday-Sunday)
Astronomical observatory 09:30-22:00 (Tuesday-Sunday)
* Last admission is one hour before closing

Scale : Total area: 243,970 ㎡ / Structure area: 49,050 ㎡ (B1-3F)


More information

Industry Information
Experiences and interactive exhibitions

Program Information
Experience program camps
Teenager academy programs
Teenager group programs
Adult programs

Foreign Language Intepretation Services
PDA guide available in English, Japanese, & Chinese

Location

110, Sanghabeol-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do