If you have trouble finding proper destination for weekends with kids,
museum tour can be an answer. Here are 5 museums for you and your children.
Incheon Children Science Museum
This museum is a place where kids can understand and learn basic principle of science based on play and experiences. Every session requires reservations in advance.
The main facilities as follows: on the first floor, special exhibition room and a science library; on the second, rainbow village, human-body village, secret village, and 4-d visual room; on third floor, earth village, urban village and secret village; and outdoor performance zone in rooftop. Most of them are experience-based one, so that children can have a feeling of being in an amusement park.
Location: 21 Bangchuk-ro Gyeyang-gu, Incheon
Website : http://www.icsmuseum.go.kr
Incheon Open Port Museum
Relics between opening port in 1883 and the beginning of Japanese colonization in 1910 are on display in the Museum. Visitors can see various shapes of modern Incheon since the opening port. One of the modern heritages, Japanese First Bank Incheon Branch was turned into the museum. It has been designated the city’s tangible cultural asset No. 7.
It has 4 exhibition rooms – the first room is for display of opening port and modern culture; the second room for Gyeongin Railroad and the History of Korean railroad; the third, the landscape of opening period; and the fourth, the Incheon Mint and financial institutes. Through the modern products, visitors can know the modern history.
Location: 23beon-gil 89, Sinpo-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon
Website : http://www.icjgss.or.kr/open_port
National Institute of Biological Resources
The institute displays creatures living in the Korean peninsula. The life-size specimens looks to come to life at moment.
In its first exhibition room, species of the peninsula are on display; in the second, samples for eco-systems; in the third, biological resources; and in Gotjawal Ecology Center, plants in warm temperature zones. In a room for interactive activities, living creatures are on display, and classes are held to meet children’s standard.
Location: 42 Hwangyeong-ro, Seo-gu, Incheon