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1945
Established in Seoul
1955
Host 1st National Science Contest (2007, 53 rounds)
1979
Host 1st National Students' Science Invention Competition (2007, 28 rounds)
1990
Grand opening of contemporary NSM in Daedeok Innopolis
- Operation of branch Science Museum in Seoul
2000.1
Became an independently operating organization
2002.4
Exceeded 10 million visitors mark
2006.8
Establishment of the Korean Science Center & Museum Association (KSCMA)
- President of the NSM chairs the President of KSCMA
2007.4
Grand opening of the Advanced S&T Center
- Operation as a satellite Science Museum of NSM of Korea
2008.4
Opening to Biosphere
2008.9
Opening to Science Camp
2009.1
Space Exploratorium
2010.10
Opening to traffic of Magnetic levitation train(NSM to Expo park)
2011.7
Opening to Science Alive Discovery Center
2012.12
Kkumaty Hall Opens
2013.4
Accumulated visitor number reaches 20 million
Space Science Park Opens
2014.12
Science Education Hall Opens
2015.10
Modern Science & technology hall
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Special Exhibition :“Great Experiemtns and Science & Splendour“
2016.10
Special Exhibition : “The Hi-Tech Inventions of Ancient Greece”
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Develop science and technology database standard management system