Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)

  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)
  • Center of Korea Observatory (국토정중앙천문대)

Explanation

The Center of Korea Observatory in Yanggu-gun is named for its location at the center of the Korean Peninsula. It is equipped with an 80 centimeter reflecting telescope. There is also an exhibition hall providing the most recent astronomy news, a planetarium showing the night sky, and a range of hands-on programs.


Inquiry

+82-33-480-2586


Homepage

www.ckobs.kr


Information Use

Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-480-2586

Day off : Mondays (closed the following day if Monday is a holiday), January 1

Hours : September-February 14:00-22:00 / March-August 14:00-23:00
* Last admission 1 hr before closing


More information

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

* Adults (ages 20-64) / Children (ages 7-19)
* Groups - 30 people or more
* Free admission: Preschoolers (ages 6 & younger), senior citizens (ages 65 & older)

Available Facilities
Observatory, celestrial projection room, video room, exhibition hall, gift shop, convenience store, grass square, etc.

Restrooms
Available

Reservation Info. for Natives
Phone-reservation must be made in advance for groups of 30 people or more.
* Reservation: +82-33-480-2586

Location

127, Guktojeongjungang-ro, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do