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Hours

The National Science Museum is opens Tuesday to Sunday and holiday Mondays from 9.30am – 5.50pm(Last Admission 5.00 pm)

CLOSED Every Monday

CLOSED on New Year’s Day(January 1st), Lunar New Year’s Day(February 1st). Korean Thanksgiving Day(September 10th)

OPEN on Legal Holidays(Substitute Holidays)
※ BUT, in the case where holidays fall on mondays, the museum will be closed on the following days(Tuesdays).

Opening/Closing Days

Opening Days in 2022 Closing Days in 2022
OPEN on the following
legal holidays
OPEN on the following
mondays as an exception
Regularly Closed on Mondays
(with a few exceptions)
Exceptionally CLOSED Days
  • March 1st/Tue
    (Independence Movement Day)
  • May 5th/Thu
    (Children’s Day)
  • May 8th/ Sun
    (Buddha’s Birthday)
  • June 6th/Mon
    (Memorial Day)
  • Aug 15th/Mon
    (Korean Independence Day)
  • Oct 3rd/Mon
    (National Foundation day)
  • Oct 9th/Sun
    (Hangul Day)
  • Dec 25th/Sun
    (Christmas)
  • Jan 31st /Mon
    (Monday during Lunar New Year Holiday Period)
  • Apr 18th/Mon
    (Monday during Science Week)
  • June 6th/Mon
    (Memorial Day)
  • Aug 15th/Mon
    (Korean Independence Day)
  • Sep 12th/Mon
    (Substitute Holiday following Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Oct 3rd/Mon
    (National Foundation day)
  • Oct 10th/Mon
    (Substitute Holiday following Hangul Day)(10. 10./월)
※ In the case that legal holidays(substitute holiday) fall on Mondays, the museum will be closed on the following days(Tuesdays)
  • Jan 1st/Sat
    (New Year’s Day)
  • Feb 1st/Tue
    (Lunar New Year’s Day)
  • Sep 10th/Sat
    (Koran Thanksgiving Day)

Please note

  • The museum prohibits shoes with wheels as they cause a safety hazard.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the museum.
  • Bicycles, skateboards, roller blades, etc are not allowed inside the museum.
  • Pets are not allowed entry except for a certified service animals for visitors with disabilities.
  • Food is prohibited inside the museum building.
  • Any sort of behaviour that may damage or alter the exhibition is prohibited.
  • Excessive noise and harmful actions to other visitors are strictly prohibited.
  • The lost and found is located at the general information center, and lost items are kept at the museum for 3 months.

Admission Prices

  • In exception to the listed exhibitions below, the National Science Museum admission is free.
  • Paid exhibitions can be booked on our online homepage.
division Science Discovery Center Planetarium KkumAty Hall
Single Group
(20 persons or more)
Single Group
(20 persons or more)
Single Group
(20 persons or more)
Adults
(20 years and older)
and Seniors
2,000won 1,000won 2,000won 1,000won 2,000won 2,000won
Youth and
Young Adults
(8-19 years old)
1,000won 500won 1,000won 500won No Admittance No Admittance
Children
(4-7 years old)
1,000won 500won 1,000won 500won 1,000won 500won
Infants
(1-3 years old)
Free Free No Admittance No Admittance 1,000won 500won

Receive 50% off admissions on “Culture Day,” the last Wednesday of every month. (Membership discounts cannot be applied)

Exhibition Run Time

Category Admission Run Time Number of People
Science Technology Hall Free 90 mins plus Unlimited
Natural History Hall Free 60 mins 600
Human Evolution Hall Free 40 mins 100
Science Discovery Center Paid 120 mins 300/session
Planetarium Paid 40 mins 160/session
Biosphere Free 40 mins 200
Outdoor Exhibits Free 30 mins Unlimited
Future Tech Free 40 mins 300/first~second floor
KkumAty Paid 110 mins 120/session
Astronomical
Observatory
paid 40 mins 12 persons per time slot
(3 times a day)
Children’s Museum Free 90 or 110 mins 250 persons per time slot
(3 times a day)

※ The listed times for the free exhibitions are simply a calculated average, real times can be different according to each individual.

Parking Lot Regulations

  • Parking lot for visitors are only for visitors/guests for museums
    (Screening is conducted on unpermitted others)
  • Opening hours of visitors’ parking lot: 09:00~18:00(from 30 minutes before museum openings up to 30 minutes after its closing)
  • Parking fee is charged by the parking time
Categorization of Vehicle Type Basic Fee Extra Fees
No Variations 3,000 won within 5 hours 500 wons per 30 minutes over 5 hours
  • No free parking with no exceptions(including New Year’s Day[Jan 1st], Korean Thanksgiving Day and Lunar New Year’s Day)
  • Parking fee is charged for total stay time of cars
    (from the point of entry to exit)
  • No parking fee is charged if cars exit within 30 minutes from the entry
  • 10 Times penalty to the original fees is imposed in the case of parking fee evasion.

How to Find us

Bus

Get off at National Science Museum station and walk 100m towards the ticket office

Subway

Transfer to bus from Government Complex Daejeon Station or take taxi

  • Bus Transfer : Use Government Complex Daejeon Station Exit 3 and take the 301, 318, 604 bus from the Dunsan Police Station bus stop
  • Taxi : From Government Complex Daejeon Station Exit 3, take a taxi (total distance: 2km, estimated time 5 minutes, approx. 4,000KRW taxi fare)

Train

Daejeon Train Station

  • Subway→ Bus Transfer: Daejeon Station → take bus 301, 318, or 604 at Government Complex No.3 Exit (Dunsan Police Station Stop)
  • Subway→ Taxi Transfer: Daejeon Station → take taxi at Government Complex No.3 Exit (Total Distance: 2Km, Travel Time: 5 min, Fee: Approx. 3000 Won)

South Daejeon station (Honam Line)

  • Subway→ Bus Transfer: Oryong Station → take bus 301, 318, or 604 at Government Complex No.3 Exit (Dunsan Police Station Stop)
  • Bus: Take bus 318 ( Get on the South Daejeon Station Entrance Stop and get off at Expo-Park Stop)

Contact

Information +82-42-601-7987