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Gwacheon National Science Museum 국립과천과학관

  • +82-2-3677-1500
110, Sanghabeol-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do

As a landmark facility representing Korea’s advanced science and technology capabilities, Gwacheon Sciencetorium shares with the public scientific principles that govern daily lives and shape the future of the nation.

The main building of Gwacheon Sciencetorium (which is shaped like an aircraft taking off) has five open-run 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. In the front yard are the Science Plaza, Science & Culture Square and Sculpture Park where visitors can take a rest and enjoy the great outdoors.

Over 50% of the exhibition items on display at the Sciencetorium are interactive, allowing visitors to jump in and experience science first-hand using both their minds and their imaginations. The museum is one of the leading institutions of its kind worldwide.

Utilization information

・Maximum Occupancy : More 1,000 people

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

・Parking Facilities : Available for up to 1,116 cars (09:00-20:00)

・Parking Fees : Large cars: 9,000 won / Small cars: 4,000 won

・Closed : Every Monday, Jan 1
(If Monday is a holiday, the facility will remain open during the holidays and be closed the following day)

・Admission Fees : * Regular Exhibition Hall
Adults 4,000 won (groups 3,000 won): ages 20-64
Youths 2,000 won (groups 1,500 won): ages 7-19
* Free admission for seniors and vistiors with a disability
* Group - more 30 people

・Structure Size : 49,050㎡ (B1-3F)

・Duration : More than 2 hours

Program Information

* Main Course (Indoors)
Entrance→ Basic Sciences→ Science Park for Kids→ Hall of Fame→ Special Exhibition→ Advanced Technology (1F)→ Advanced Technology (2F)→ Natural History→ Traditional Sciences
* Outdoor Course: Astronomical Facilities

Industry Information


Info. Services for Koreans

Foreign Language Intepretation Services

English, Japanese, Chinese (PDA guide system)

General Overview


Seoul Grand Park Station (Subway Line 4), Exit 5.

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

Traffic information

  • Subway Line 4 Seoul Grand Park (대공원)- 406.5m
  • Subway Line 4 Seoul Racecourse Park (경마공원)- 590.1m


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