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Astronomical Observatory

Visitors can find Korea’s first ever helioscope now in the astronomical observatory in National Science Museum of Korea, which used to be placed in BoHyun Mountain’s astronomical observatory. Here provided are docent service on the sun and related science stories a well as science experiential programs.

Information on Astronomical Observatory

  • The astronomical observatory was first opened on July 16. 2021
  • Advance booking is necessary for the observatory and you can book on NSM Korea web site.
  • Entrance and access to its decent service/experiential program are free of charge.
  • Details of experiential program may change depending on changing circumstances.
  • The astronomical observatory can be temporarily closed and details of docent program may change depending on weather conditions.
  • Young children may have trouble participating in experiential program without parents’ assistance.

Programs/Time Slots of Astronomical Observatory

Program Guide - Session, Time, Seat
Time Slot Hours Program Title Number of People per Round
1st 11:00 ~ 11:40 Introduction on Astronomical Observatory(10Minutes)/
Let’s Make 12 Colorful Zodiac Signs(30Minutes)
12 People per round
2nd 13:00 ~ 13:40 Introduction on Astronomical Observatory(10Minutes)/
Let’s Make Sparkly Clouds(30Minutes)
3rd 15:00 ~ 15:40 Introduction on Astronomical Observatory(10Minutes)/
Let’s Make 12 Colorful Zodiac Signs(30Minutes)
  • Experiential programs are designed as a group activity where families or grouped teams work together.
  • Programs are free of charge and a set of kits per group is to be provided.
  • All visitors must wear masks inside the observatory during tours and programs.
  • Experiential program starts after docent service.
  • During experiential program, each group is supposed to sit separately, but different groups may sit together under inevitable circumstances.

Contact

Information +82-42-601-7896