Visitor Information

Visitor Information and Reservations

Natural Heritage Center, the only exhibition hall for natural heritage in South Korea.

Natural Heritage Center Photo

The Natural Heritage Center is an exhibition hall operated by the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage under the Cultural Heritage Administration. It is a national research institution established to share the value and importance of natural heritage, which includes natural monuments and scenic sites, with the public through systematic investigation, research, exhibition, and education.

At the Natural Heritage Center, exhibitions showcasing research findings on natural heritage assist both professional researchers and young individuals in their learning process. The center provides opportunities for specialized experiential learning through the use of actual scientific specimens of natural heritage, various audio visual materials, and augmented reality(AR). Additionally, the center expands opportunities for easy and convenient engagement with natural heritage through educational programs and events that are accessible to people from diverse backgrounds.


Opening Hours

March through October 09:30 ~ 17:30
(Final Entry at 17:00)
November through February 10:00~17:00
(Final Entry at 16:30)


Entry deadline

Entry allowed until 30
minute before closing time.


Closed on

Every Monday and on major holidays
(Korean New Year’s Day,
and Korean Thanksgiving Day)




Parking Information

-Use the customer parking lot on the left side of the main entrance of the Natural Heritage Center
(Parking capacity: 3 large vehicles, 20 regular vehicles, 4 disabled parking spaces)

-If the customer parking lot is full, please use nearby parking areas
(e.g., Hanbat Arboretum, with 3 hours of free parking)

Group Visitor

Groups with 10 or more people must make a reservation in advance
※ Individual visitors can enter without reservation

Reservation Number : Exhibition Information Desk (042-610-7610)
Support: Assistance with video room usage, provision of activity worksheet

Cultural underprivileged groups (such as child centers, multicultural centers, disability organizations)
can inquire about the Accessibility Enhancement Program for natural heritage operated by the Natural Heritage Center
(providing education and interpretation services) when making a group reservation of 5 or more people.

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