Jeju Haenyeo Museum 해녀박물관
- +82-64-782-9898, +82-710-7771~5
Haenyeo refers to female divers who dive into the ocean water to gather various shellfish, seaweed, etc, without using any underwater diving equipment. When diving underwater, a haenyeo carries only a pair of goggles, a round ball-like tube to keep her balance, and a basket to put her collections in. Such women involved in the fishing industry are known to be scattered all around Jeju-do, Korea, Japan, and Russia.
Jeju-do has established the Jeju Haenyeo Museum to introduce to the world the unique activities and culture of Jejudo’s haenyeo female divers. Exhibition Hall 1 is entitled “Haenyeo Diver’s Life” and has a restoration of a traditional haenyeo’s home, and her meals. Also on display, to show a more realistic view into their daily lives, are the various utensils used by female divers.
Exhibition Hall 2 displays a pair of haenyeo divers’ goggles and the fishing spheres they often use underwater. Her traditional working outfit is also on display along with various historical records and haenyeo-related materials.
Exhibition Hall 3 has an underwater theme called “The Sea” and displays the fishing industry’s culture. Traditional fishnets and fishing equipment are on display including small ship models and salt farm models.
The Jeju Haenyeo Museum exhibits various photos of haenyeo female divers and their activities, to provide an accurate picture of their lives. The Jeju Haenyeo Museum also has an observatory from where visitors can see an excellent view of the Hado-ri area, which has a garden with various sculptures and a resting area. The first floor lobby has a souvenir shop where visitors can purchase a variety of souvenirs related to haenyeo female divers.
・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
•For more info: +82-64-782-9898,
・Parking Facilities : Available
・Parking Fees : Free
・Closed : The first Monday of each month
・Admission Fees : Adult (24-64)
1,100 won / Group 800 won
Youth (13-24) 500 won / Group 300won
※ Group : 10 or more people
・Operating Hours : 09:00 - 18:00
※last admission is an hour before closing
・Structure Size : Site area of 4,002㎡ (1 underground and 3 above ground floors)
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Take bus No.100 or No.200 from Jeju International Airport and get off at Jeju Bus Terminal
→ Take the bus bound for Sehwa and Seongsan and get off at Jeju Haenyeo Japan Resistance Movement Memorial Park in Hado-ri, Gujwa-eup (Travel time: takes 60 minutes)
26, Haenyeobangmulgwan-gil, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do
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