ASPAC Full Member
National Science Museum, Korea
Today’s Wellness and Hope for the Future through Science and Technology
Popularization of Science and Promotion of Scientific Culture by means of Exhibition, Education and Studies of Science and Technology
The National Science Museum (NSM) is known as a representative organization for the development of scientific culture. NSM collects, preserves, studies, and displays a variety of resources such as science and engineering, industrial technology, scientific and technological history, and natural history, and also regularly performs diverse scientific and cultural events.
By means of an interactive guide service for audiences, specialized educational programs based on students’ grades, and specific exhibits in accordance with the theme of each exhibition hall, NSM develops students’ creativity and imagination, and also cultivates and supports young talented scientists who may take a leading role in the creative economy of our future society.
As a major science museum of the nation, NSM is making their best efforts to support the building of a new science museum, and to provide support, advice, exchange, and cooperation for the nationwide public and private science museums. In addition, NSM aims at strengthening their position as a leader amongst the international science museums and becoming a worldwide science museum by holding, attracting, and participating in international contests.
NSM will keep on doing their utmost in order to
- Make public more aware of scientists’ and engineers’ efforts and passion for science;
- Encourage children’s dreams and talent;
- Help people to imagine a scientifically and technically advanced future world;
- Act as a bridge for public’s happiness and pride.
National Science Museum of Korea
481 Daedeokdaero, Yuseon-gu
Daejeon, 305-705, Republic of Korea
T +82 42 601 7984
F +82 42 601 7786
Dr Joohan KIM, Director