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Jangsaengpo Whale Museum

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244, Jangsaengpo Goraero, Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea
+82 52-256-6301
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“dolphin show” (3 reviews)
“dolphin pool” (2 reviews)
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244, Jangsaengpo Goraero, Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea
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+82 52-256-6301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jangsaengpo area was the place of active whaling until it was prohibited in 1986 and then was designated as Jangsaengpo Special Whale Culture Zone in 2008. At Jangsaengpo Whale Museum and Whale Life Experience Museum, visitors can gain some knowledge of whales and see whale...More

1  Thank Bona K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whale museum has many exhibits describing the history of whaling and also many skeletons of different whales and dolphins. However, many descriptions are in Korean and translation is not available. There is also a small aquarium with the dolphin pool being the major attraction....More

Thank Sumithran
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

There are some fun things for kids to see. All of the exhibit descriptions are in Korean and just a few in English.

Thank Tracy R
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

It introducing whaling traditions of Korea, They also show different type of whales found in this area. Children can enjoy 3D videos, crafts and other hands on activities. You can see the sea-view from the terrace. quite astonishig,

Thank pmbhandari
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

A good venue for learning about the history of whaling and maybe catching a dolphin show. The dolphins have impressive skills. There is also a feeding area for rabbits on the roof. It's a great place to bring the kids.

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

For kids - they may enjoy. Overall so so place to go in day time . Dolphin show was not going on in the morning. With family and friends - can spend some time

Thank Kunal J
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

the museum and the aquarium are a nice way to kill some time. limited English information is provided; with all the interactive touch screens at the museum it probably would be very easy to have an English version ready at hand soon. Some of the...More

1  Thank SFH75x
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This museum is a small and interesting depiction of the history of whaling. Make sure to pick up an English brochure on your way in and you should be good to go. Next door is the very small aquarium with three dolphins and a tunnel...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Ulsan was a whaling village in the past so the museum greatly summarises the times and in the life of whaling and this museum is dedicated to whales. Need interpreter and most things are in korean.Perfect for kids and children specially the 4D.

Thank vivek_kool
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

This is a must visit site if you are in Ulsan. As there are limited translation available, it would help if you had an interpreter with you when visiting this museum. The outstanding attraction here is the sensational 3-D show - you must experience this....More

Thank Eskay97
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