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Invention Education Center (발명교육센터 창의발명체험관) 발명교육센터 창의발명체험관

  • +82-42-601-4449
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82, Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon (대전광역시 유성구 과학로 82 (가정동))

The Invention Education Center offers an experience room, experience hall, lecture rooms, and various other facilities throughout four floors. Visitors can learn about top inventors and their inventions in each area. The education programs are conducted by researchers from Daedeok Innopolis, members of the board of examiners of the Korea Industrial Property Office, professors from top universities and more. With their vast knowledge and experience, the lecturers help to cultivate students' ingenuity and competitive spirit.

The Invention Education Center aims to help students understand inventions better through the use of fun and playful experiences. The experiences are divided into four themes, including "Click, Imagination Icon," "View Imagination's Strength," "The Fruit of Imagination," and "Imagination is Reality."

Utilization information

・Maximum Occupancy : 40 people

・Age limit : Visitors 8 years and older

・Information : <strong>[Invention Experience Hall]</strong><br> 1. Observation: An area with the motif of a schoolroom, this experience area offers the chance to get an idea of the invention process in a surprising perspective, looking at things in reverse through a variety of body movements.<br> 2. Imagination's Strength: View the story of amazing inventions and the effect they had on developing human life in one glance.<br> 3. The Wheel: Experience the speed of change that happened following the invention of the wheel.<br> 4. The Clock: This exhibit tells about the invention of the clock, a product greater than the sum of its parts.<br> 5. Hunting Tools: Learn about one of the inventions that has had a long and continued influence on human life, and experience the catapult.<br> 6. Typography: Experience the scratching technique used by the first inventors of woodblock printing.<br> 7. Fireworks: Learn about the enchanting meaning of fireworks and how the use varied according to the social environment. Visitors can also creat their own firework video here.<br> 8. Moving Images (3D): Experience moving images, invented for scientific purposes. The area also features a 3D studio area, where visitors can become the main character in an animation to learn about the principles of 3D and experience the process of stereoscopic filming.<br> 9. Communication: Starting with the invention of Morse code, experience the development of communication and try your hand at Morse code with a touch monitor.<br> 10: IMPROVE: Set up as a mart, view the improvement of various products over time and the invention process required.<br> 11. SAFETY: Boarding a model produced vehicle, visitors can experience an invention information board related to providing safety and convenience for public spaces where many people gather together.<br> 12. COMBINE: Visitors can play a game to correctly guess what better product was made through the combination of two previous inventions.<br> 13. NEED: Exhibiting the various tools invented to write, experience a new invention of writing tool that uses a sensor to detect hand movements.<br> 14. NATURE: Through graphic wall panels, learn about inventions made using natural principles.<br> 15. WHIMSICAL: This exhibit displays inventions that failed to become commercialized but were humorous and amazing invention ideas.<br> 16. From Imagination to Reality: Play a game to experience inventions seen in futuristic films and novel and made into reality through continuous research.<br><br> <strong>[Invention Experience Room]</strong><br> Following the lead of the instructor, participants will create their own invention following an invention 6-step program. Teams will present their invention process, explaining where the idea came from as well as how they solved any problems invovled in making the product. The teams will also receive an honorary patent for their product and record a promotional video for their product.

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-61-1330<br>(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)<br> • For more info: +82-42-601-4449 (Korean only)

・Opening date : December 2005

・Parking Facilities : Available (Small vehicles 170 spaces / Large vehicles 1 space)

・Closed : Mondays, national holidays

・Operating Hours : Visiting hours 09:00-18:00<br>Group tours 09:30, 10:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30

Parking Fees


Admission Fees


Available Facilities

Shop, Invention rest area, Invention Experience Room (Weekdays & Weekends 09:30, 13:30, 15:30)



Facilities for the Handicapped

Designated parking spaces & restroom, wheelchair ramp, wheelchair lift, elevator

Korean Info. Service


Interpretation Services Offered


Reservation Info. for Natives

Available via phone or website (+82-42-601-4449)
※ Groups of 10 people or more must make reservation online at least 2 days in advance.
※ Reservation time - all year.

Reservation Info. for Foreigners

Available via phone or website (+82-42-601-4449)
※ Groups of 10 people or more must make reservation online at least 2 days in advance.
※ Reservation time - all year.


From Central City Bus Terminal, take a bus to Daejeon Cheongsa Express Bus Dunsan Bus Stop.
- From the bus stop, take bus 606 to Seogu Health Center Bus Stop (3 bus stops).
- Transfer to bus 604 and get off at Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources Bus Stop (5 bus stops).
- Walk back to the previous bridge across the river on the left, and turn left after crossing.
- The center is seen ahead.


- From Dunsan Bus Stop, take a taxi to the center (approx. 15 min).

82, Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon


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