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The Jangsaengpo Whale Museum opened on May 31, 2005 is the first and only whale museum in Korea and stands on what used to be a central area for the Korean whaling industry. After whaling was banned in 1986, 250 artifacts from whalers and the whaling industry were collected and put on display. Visitors can enjoy experience zones such as the Whale Belly Road or the Underwater Adventure Zone. Exhibitions include things like a Bryde’s whale skeleton, a killer whale skeleton, a gray whale corner, and whaling ships.

Structure Size
1F-4F / Area: 6,946 ㎡

Maximum Occupancy
300 people

Industry Information
Special exhibitions on whaling culture, lectures on whales/whaling, etc.

Collections Status
1,800 pieces: Whaling related artifiacts and historical records

Age Limit for Activities
Open to visitors ages 4 and over

Main Facilities
[1F] Special Exhibition Hall
[2F] Whale Learning Center
[3F] Whale Research Lab
[Amenities] Ticket booth & gift shop, whaling ship, outdoor plaza, waterfront, Jangsaengpo Monorail




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