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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)
“top floor” (2 reviews)
“whales” (7 reviews)
244, Jangsaengpo Goraero, Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea
+82 52-256-6301
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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
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.

1  Thank Trip_adviser_HMP
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
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
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

Thank fireysunrise
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
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
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Easily accessible Very educational especially for children Exhibits show full skeletons of whales. Also exhibited are photos and videos of whales in real life - also shows how whales were hunted and processed for meat,oil and whalebone There is a dolphin pool - did not...More

Thank Scalfern57
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Like a lot of sights in Korea, this place has very little English translated information. We went with an interpreter which made all the difference as we were able to understand the displays and ask questions of the guide. Everything is well presented and it...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We bought package tickets. Museum would be good for adults and children. They try to show everything about whale and whaling and it's was better than my expectation. The bones of whales was spectacular and beautiful. We had a ringside view of bottlenosed dolphins at...More

Thank trippedonearth
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