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Incheon Metropolitan City Museum 인천광역시립박물관

  • +82-32-440-6750~1
26, Cheongnyang-ro 160beon-gil, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon

Incheon Metropolitan City Museum opened in April 1946 and been serving as a cultural space for Incheon citizens ever since. With a 60 year history, the museum has been hosted many exhibitions, musical performances and other cultural and social events for the public.

The museum underwent a major transformation and had a reopening on July 10, 2006 adding more spacious exhibition halls and facilities like a library and cafeteria.

Close to Incheon Palmido Island, the museum allows visitors to learn the history of Incheon, which played a significant role in protecting the Korean peninsula from many invasions in the past, as well as enjoy the breathtaking ocean view.

Incheon Metropolitan City Museum is dedicated to research and regional preservation programs founded within the region’s site, and offers many ancient artifact exhibitions hard to find elsewhere.

Utilization information

・Maximum Occupancy : approx. 500 people

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-32-440-6750~1

・Parking Facilities : Available (public parking lot)

・Parking Fees : Free

・Closed : Mondays (If Monday falls on national holiday, the museum is closed on the following weekday instead), New Year's Day

・Admission Fees : Free

・Structure Size : Area site: 5,830.93㎡ (1 basement floor, 3 ground floors)

・Duration : approx. 1hr

Industry Information

Excavating and reserach Incheon's cultural treasures, Preserving the cultural assets, Holding speical exhibitions, educational programs for teachers and students, etc.

Program Information

[Programs for children & family]
** Note: Program details and fees are subject to change. Please check with the museum for more updated information.

*Permanent experience hall: 8 different programs running, including playing traditional games, simulating excavation works, pottery crafting .
Each program is interchanged weekly.
Programs last for 1 hour.
Fee: Free

*Fun Saturdays
Program lasts for 2 hours.
Eligibility: Elementary schoolers.
Every second Saturday each month.
Fee: Free

*Family trip to the museum
Hands-on experience program offered for families with accompanying children.
Program lasts for 2 hours.
Every fourth Saturday each month.
Fee: 5,000-10,000 won

*Let’s go to the museum
Offered for groups of elementary students.
Program lasts for 2 hours.
Available Tuesdays - Fridays
Fee: Free

[Programs for students]
*Sangsang Atelier
Offered for groups of 1st graders in high school located in Incheon.
Program lasts for 2 hours.
Available on Saturdays between August – October, 2014.
Fee: Free

*Museum + Dream catcher
Offered for groups of middle school students. The program focuses on selecting a career path.
Program lasts for 2 hours.
Available on Tuesdays and Fridays between April-June, 2014/September-November, 2014.
Fee: Free

[Programs for adults]
*Museum college
Cultural education program for adults.
Program lasts for 2 hours.
Eligibility: 19 years or older.
Refer to the website or call by phone for more details
Fee: Free

*Humanities lectures
Aims to improve literary knowledge.
Program lasts for 2 hours.
Eligibility: 19 years or older.
Refer to the website or call by phone for more details
Fee: Free

*History of Incheon
Field program exploring Incheon’s historical places.
Program lasts for 3 hours.
Eligibility: 19 years old or older.
Available every third Sunday between May-June, 2014/September-October, 2014.
Fee: Free

Info. Services for Koreans

Museum tour with docent
-Everyday between 10:00-17:00 (Not available during lunch hours 13:00-14:00)
-Reservation required at the Information Center.

Foreign Language Intepretation Services

Audio Guides (English, Japanese, Chinese)
※ Guided tour available upon reservation/request.


Groups of 20 or more require advanced reservation.
Availability: 09:00-18:00 (Tue-Sun / closed on Mondays)
※ Inquiries: +82-32-440-6750

General Overview

[Space rental]
Special Exhibition Hall, Projector Room (Seongnam Hall), Uhyeonmadang
※ Inquiries: +82-32-440-6723


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