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[Goseong] Hwajinpo Aquarium

  • Address412, Hwajinpo-gil, Hyeonnae-myeon, Goseong-gun, Gangwon-do
  • InformationHwajinpo Aquarium: (033)682-7300
  • Hours of use• Summer: 09:00-18:00
    • Winter: 09:00-17:00
  • HolidaysOpen all year around
  • Homepagewww.hwajinpoaquarium.com
  • PublishedDecember 1, 2014
  • RevisedDecember 5, 2016


Rare marine animals from all over the world in one place! Aquarium of a tunnel-shaped structure in northernmost of Korea


Goseong-gun’s Hwajinpo Aquariumis located in the Hwajinpo area of Gangwon-do and consists of two exhibition rooms with one room featuring a total of 40,000 or 1,500 species of shellfish including rare shellfish, crustaceans, coral, fossils and stuffed specimens; and the other displaying 125 species of 3,000 fish living in fish tanks of varying sizes and shapes designed and equipped in accordance with the characteristics and habitats of each species of fish.



There is a 300 ton overhead underwater tunnel on the first floor of the fish exhibition room. The second floor is home to the Ocean Beach and Beautiful East Sea Exhibitions; the Invertebrate Animal Center along with a 3-D Theater that shows films like "Hwajinpo Becomes a Lake", "Ocean Day", and the "Amazing Underwater Trip”.




Information by
Goseong County





• Individual
- Adults 5,000 won / Youth & soldiers 4,000 won / Child 3,000 won
• Group (30 people or more)
- Adults 4,000 won / Youth & soldiers 3,000 won / Child 2,000 won
※ Child: 7-12 years old
※ 65 years oldand older: 50% of adult fees
※ Make arrangements for group visit by calling or visiting the homepage 



 Facilities for the disabled





• Shellfish Exhibition
- First and second floor : The room displays 15,000 species amounting to about 40,000 shellfish including rare shellfish, crustaceans, coral reef, fossils and stuffed specimens.
- Third floor : Resting Area
• Aquarium
- First floor : Living coral reef , underwater tunnel
- Second floor : First East Coast exhibition center
- Third floor : Observatory 

• Notice
- Please refrain from touching exhibitions or any action that could damage exhibited objects.
- No smoking allowed in the museum.
- No food or pets are allowed inside.
- Please turn your phone off or switch to silent mode before entering.
- No use of skates or shoes with wheels is allowed in the museum.
- Please observe silence and order. 

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