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National Maritime Museum

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45 Haeyang-ro 301beon-gil, Yeongdo-gu, Busan 49111, South Korea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place mainly as it is a walking distance from the Hilton Busan hotel I was staying at. I must also admit to not having any particularly strong feelings towards fishing. I found the museum rather old fashioned and not engaging enough for today's...More

Thank GuyLON
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the Maritime Museum. There was a lot to see and a few things for young children like the library, aquarium, and Children’s Museum. The only thing we paid for was parking and lunch from the restaurant upstairs, which was really good.

Thank Lindsey R
Reviewed June 18, 2018

After reading a brochure of the Museum we visited the place. The building that house the Museum has an impressive architecture. There were three floors of exhibitions. A lot of thought has been put into this place as the building was divided into different areas...More

Thank Steven_Teo
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Contrary to the popular belief that the Europeans are the pioneers of maritime achievements, Asian nations, including Korea lay claim to some of the ingenious and heroic maritime accomplishments, whether ship design, navigation, naval warfare or even maritime trades. A must visit place for anyone...More

Thank Manish G
Reviewed March 6, 2018

I stopped at the maritime museum on the way back from Taejongdae and was glad I did - there was lots to see and it was well laid-out. The little aquarium was a pleasant surprise but otherwise it was a comprehensive overview of Korea's maritime...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Found this really interesting. Enjoyed the display and the history. They have great kid activities incorporated into the Museum as well.

Thank nyx799
Reviewed December 11, 2017

I spotted the museum while hiking on the hilltops and I immediately got curious. The curved shape of the facade stands out in it's surroundings. The harbour is full of activities and people having fun, especially children. A good place to take some photos.

Thank Theo N
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Busan is a fishing and port town. This is a national museum and has history, beautiful models, and great things for kids to do and see, including an aquarium and interactive games allowing chilren, to their delight, to learn to sail! Loved it. Go!!!

Thank Claire Y
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Nice and modern museum, good to kill time with kids, easy to reach with the red busan city tour bus.

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

get to learn more about busan through here you get to see a lot of ships there is a small aquarium for kids learn the basics of sailing robot fishes are here

Thank ang s
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