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General Information


09:00 ~ 18:00
Last admission will be allowed 30 minutes before the closing time.
May ~ Aug
09:00 ~ 21:00
Sep ~ Apr
09:00 ~ 19:00
Sundays · Legal holidays
09:00 ~ 19:00
※ The day following Lunar New Year's Dayㆍ
Korean Thanksgiving Day / Children's Day,
National Liberation Day 09:00~21:00
The Museum is Closed
The Museum is closed on Mondays.
If Monday falls on a national holiday, the Museum is closed on the first weekday following the holiday.
Maritime Library
Maritime Library is Closed
on Mondays and Legal holidays
(Except Sundays)

Entrance Fee

Free(excluding special exhibitions)

Floor Guide

Exhibition guide for
foreign visitors

  • To set a date for a guided tour, please make reservations by calling the number (051-309-1922) at least three days in advance. If you cannot reach the number, please email us at with your relevant information, such as name, visiting date, visiting time, number of people, and contact number.
  • Those who request a guide, please assemble at the 2nd floor information desk in our museum. If you are 5 minutes late to the start of the program, your reservations will be automatically canceled.

Group Visitors

  • Group visitors of 30 or more people are advised to make an Internet reservation
    at least 2 day before visiting.
  • Entrance may be delayed if there is no reservation.


  • Meals and beverages are available in the café(4F) and restaurant(2F) in the museum.
  • Bags and belongings may be kept at the information desks on the 1st and 2nd floor or in the coatroom.
  • The old, the infirm or the handicapped may use wheelchairs for free.
  • Souvenirs and cultural items are sold in the Museum Shop on the 2nd floor.
Convenience Facilities

Precautions while
visiting the museum

  • 흡연금지Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the museum.
  • 각대, 세카봉, 플래시 금지Taking photos using a flash or a tripod or shooting for commercial purposes is prohibited.
  • 작품은 눈으로만!No Touching
  • 취사, 음주 금지No drinking, No cooking
  • 지정된 장소외 음식섭취금지No food except
    in the designated area
  • 전시관람은 조용히Speaking loudly or running around in the exhibition hall is prohibited.
  • 돗자리 사용 금지No mats allowed
  • 반려동물 금지Except for guide dogs, animals are not allowed to enter the museum.
  • 자전거, 킥보드, 케이트 등 사용금지Riding bicycles, kick boards, inline skates, etc. in the museum is strictly prohibited.