Gwangju National Science Museum opened in 2013 to promote science by the government. The museum specializes in light and science with special spaceship shaped exterior. Many of the exhibitions consist of hand-on programs, providing visitors a chance to use their imagination to further learn about science.



235, Cheomdangwagi-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju[Google Map]


Length of Tour: 

Approx. 4 hours



Homepage: (Korean only)



How To Use


Admission / Participation Fees: 

Adults (ages 20 - 64) - Individual 3,000 won / Group 2,000 won (20 or more)
Teenagers and children (ages 7 - 19) - Individual 2,000 won / Group 1,500 won (20 or more)
Seniors over 65 years old, children under 6 years old: Free


Parking Fee: 

[Daily] Compact cars 1,000 won / Small-sized 2,000 won / Medium-sized 4,000 won


Structure Size: 







From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal, take an express bus to Gwangju Bus Terminal.

From Gwangcheon Terminal Bus Stop, take Bus Cheomdan 09 and get off at Gwangju National Science Museum. Walk approx. 110 m to the museum.



Additional Info


Industry Information: 

Science-related exhibit, education, events


Program Information: 

* Exhibition Guide Program - Experience time: 50 min. / Free
* Dancing Robot Show - Experience time: 15 min. / Free
* Science Experiment Show - Experience time: 20 min. / Free
* Goldberg Experience - Experience time: Approx. 30 - 50 min. / Free
※ Experience subject to change. Please check the official website or call before visiting.



Reservation by phone available.


Info. Services for Koreans: 

- Exhibit guide available
- NFC exhibit information service available


General Overview: 

Rental: Special exhibition, Imagination Hall, Experience Hall, Lecture Hall, Outdoor Park, etc.
Inquiries: +82-62-960-6124


zipcode: 61005

accomcountculture: approx. 3,000 people

infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-62-960-6218

parkingculture: Available

restdateculture: Mondays (closed next day if Monday falls on a public holiday), New Year’s Day, Day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day).

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