Friday, February 9, 2018

3 Kid-friendly Museums in Korea: Daegu Science Museum, hangchon Cultural Cener, DTC Textile Museum


Winter break is coming to an end! If you are looking for a way to have a quality time with your child, how about going to a fun museum?


Daegu National Science Museum


Daegu National Science Museum is full of exciting exhibitions, activities and lectures all year round. Just two weeks ago, it held a special program of the super, blue, blood moon of January 31. Right now, it has Pyeongchang Winter Olympic programs going on: VR experiences, Science behind winter sports, photo zone, etc. If you have a curious child with you, this place will be a paradise for the kid!
  Hours: Weekdays 10:00 – 18:00, Weekends & Holidays:  10:00 – 19:00, close on Mondays, Jan1, Seollal and Chuseok
  Location: 7 min from Biseulsan Recreation Center by car
  Address: 20, Techno-daero 6-gil, Yuga-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 달성군 유가면 테크노대로 6 20
  Price: Free

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Hangchon Cultural Center


Hyangchondong area was a central place of modern era of Daegu. With Daegu Station built in 1905, people including numerous talented artists gathered here to survive and thrive through the Japanese oppression. Despite its great societal difficulties, Hyangchondong had become a place full of culture.
Visit Hyangchon Culture Center to learn more about the history and immerse yourself into the culture back in the 20th century. This place is different from typical museums in that it has many in-life recreations of the symbolic scenes of the era. For that, it is loved by all generations from children to seniors!

  Hours: Nov to Mar 9:00 – 19:00, Apr to Oct 9:00 – 18:00
  Location: 3 min from Jungangro Station (Line 1) by foot
  Address: 449, Jungang-daero, Jung-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 중구 중앙대로 449
  Price: 1000KRW for adults, 500KRW for seniors and teenagers, free for children


DTC Textile Museum


How fun it would be for children to look at the grand span of history of fashion and textile in one building. It also highlights the future of fashion industry. Fluffy sleeves and technologically equipped outfits will fascinate them! It also has Children’s Activity Room on the second floor where they can learn about traditional costumes of courtiers around the world
  Hours: 9:00 – 18:00 *close on Mondays, Jan 1, Lunar New Year and Thanksgiving Day
  Location: Across EXCO
  Address: 227, Palgong-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구 동구 팔공로 227
  Price: Free

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