We welcome you to our venue dedicated to living education.
Welcome to the Seodaemun Museum of Natural History.
Seodaemun Museum of Natural History is the first museum in Korea to be established not by a school or an individual, but by local government.The role of Seodaemun Museum of Natural History is to preserve and research geological and biological facts from the local environment and share information with the public. The museum also has a mission to show that humans are a part of nature, and we can live in harmony with nature. Unlike other developed countries, Korea did not have a natural history museum operated by a public agency.Seodaemun Museum of Natural History is recognized as the first museum in Korea to be established by a public institution.
It has the following characteristics :
- Exhibitions are arranged in sequential order of time and space following the historical flow so that natural history will be easily understood and memorable.
- Exhibits are designed to be fun and interesting and include a stereoscopic diorama exhibition.
- The museum produces educational videos and develops programs designed to enhance the museum experience.
This is a venue for living education.Seodaemun Museum of Natural History, located in the heart of Seoul, is a place of learning for students, a place of culture for residents, and a place of leisure for families. We aim to provide an opportunity for city dwellers to experience animals and plants, and to help people learn to appreciate and love nature.