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National Institute of Biological Resources 국립생물자원관

  • +82-32-590-7163
42, Hwangyeong-ro, Seo-gu, Incheon

Opened in October 2007, National Institute of Biological Resources has the largest collection preservation facilities in Asia. The institute collects, preserves, manages, and conducts research on biological resources with the aim of growing into a biological resource hub of North East Asia.

The institute is comprised of the spine-shaped collections and research centers and the leaf-shaped exhibition and education centers. The exhibition hall has 3,905 specimens of 1,287 native species on display. Korea's diverse ecosystems are recreated as highly detailed dioramas at the exhibition hall. A small restaurant is located inside the research center, and the extensive grass field in front of the institute provides an ideal picnic spot.

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Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-32-590-7000

・Parking Facilities : Available

・Closed : Sundays, Seollal (Lunar New Year), Chuseok, January 1st

・Admission Fees : Free

・Operating Hours : March-October: 09:30-17:30
November-February: 09:30-17:00

Collections Status

3,905 specimens of 1,287 Korean native species

Program Information

- Children: Biological Resources School (Grade3-6) (Summer/Winter)
- Internship Program (3rd or 4th Year University Students) (Summer/Winter)
- Junior Curator Program (Middle School & High School Students) (Summer)
- Teacher enhancement program (Summer)
* Registration: Sign up through the official website. (Individuals/Groups (20 people or more)
* Education Fee: Free

Info. Services for Koreans

* Regular docent tours
- Weekdays 10:40, 13:40
- Weekends 10:40, 11:40, 13:40, 14:40, 15:40
* Docent tours for groups of more than 20 are also available on weekdays.
(Reservations are required at least 3 days prior to visit.)
* Audio guides are available for free.


- Individuals: No reservations required
- Groups (10 people or more): Online reservation is required at least 3 days before visiting.


Gyesan Station (Incheon Subway Line 1), Exit 5.
Take Bus 111, 302 or 710 to National Institute of Biological Resources (국립생물자원관).

[Shuttle Bus] (Weekdays)
Geomam Station (Airport Railroad), Exit 1.
Take the shuttle bus to National Institute of Biological Resources.
Shuttle Bus Schedule: 08:30-17:30, 30min intervals (not available at 12:30)

42, Hwangyeong-ro, Seo-gu, Incheon


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