National Maritime Museum, South Korea

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National Maritime Museum
국립해양박물관
Established July 9, 2012
Location Dongsam-dong, Yeongdo-gu,
Busan, South Korea
Type Maritime museum
Website http://www.nmm.go.kr/english/

The National Maritime Museum (called 국립해양박물관 in Korean) is a Korean maritime museum and the third largest museum in South Korea.[1] The museum was inaugurated on July 9, 2012,[2] and is located in Dongsam-dong, Yeongdo-gu, Busan.

The museum exhibits more than 12,000 maritime relics, including the ‘Joseon Missional Ship’ which is the largest replica in South Korea - half the size of the actual ship.[3]

National Maritime Museum, located in Yeongdo District, Busan

Collections[edit]

  • Ship of Joseon Envoy
  • Globe and celestial globe
  • Secret of Sea
  • Johaengilrok
  • Hamgyeong-do Coastal Map
  • Juk-do Jechal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Korean)해양한국 역사 한눈에. Segye Ilbo. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  2. ^ (Korean)"National Maritime Museum opens in Busan". Herald Media. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  3. ^ (Korean)"Maritime history at a glance"..National Maritime Museum opens. Yonhap. Retrieved 10 July 2012.

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