Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea - Have fun studying geology! Daejeon Geological Museum
Inside the geological museum welcomed by a large earth
Have fun studying geology! Daejeon Geological Museum
Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea
How old is the earth? After 4.6 billion years of age, the earth has been constantly transformed by volcanoes, earthquakes, etc., and the birth and evolution of life has continued. We visited the Geological Museum of Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, the fourth grade of in-depth study.
Meet our roots
The word "geology" gives a heavy feeling. However, it is also geologically accessible to anyone if they start with a light question, such as what land I'm walking on and what material the foot is. The Geological Museum of Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, located in Daedeok Science Research Complex, the center of Korean science, is tailored in that sense.
The Geological Museum was opened in 2001 after the formation of the Geological Sampler at the Daejeon Expo in 1993, and as the importance of museums with various geology and related contents emerged. This place is filled with traces of anxiety to build properly from the exterior. Designed from a pentagon-shaped stegosaurus corrugated building, the building combines with a large lawn walkway featuring large rocks and mineral specimens and fossils to create a more unique look.
Outside the Geological Museum, various rock and mineral specimens are displayed.
The interior is baptized with admiration thanks to the giant dinosaur tyrannosaurus rex in the main hall. The fossils of various dinosaurs and a 7m-diameter undersea globe captivate visitors. It is not just an exhibition. The front kiosk is a fun way to uncover dinosaurs and their time.
Tyrannosaurus meets at the entrance
Do you know a feathered dinosaur?
The Geological Museum consists of the first and second exhibition halls along with the main hall. Located next to the main hall, the first exhibition hall delicately uncovers everything from the grand theme of the earth to fossils, geological surveys and geological maps.
View of Exhibition Hall 1 divided by each theme
At the entrance, the SOS (Science On a Sphere), a sphere projection system (a visual exhibit that shows the Earth's various shapes on a spherical screen), vibrates not only the inside of the earth but also various geological themes such as earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. Shows.
View of Exhibition Hall 1 divided by each theme
The evolutionary process of living things is also unseen. In order to explain the algae, a variety of domestic and foreign fossils and restoration models, such as the installation of feathered dinosaur models, are interesting. In addition, he introduced the geological map manufacturing process along with geological surveys, utilization plans, and objectives to add depth to geology.
S.O.S Sphere Projection System
The second exhibition hall on the second floor has many attractions to tempt your eyes. First, the story of the various rocks that make up the crust is revealed based on the story of the birth of the earth in which we live.
Second exhibition hall where various kinds of meteorites and minerals are displayed
Attractive minerals such as gemstones used as gemstones and fluorescent minerals that emit unique light are also eye-catching.
Amethyst sparkling in purple is eye-catching
Trump weapon! Stone Age Meets with Virtual Experience
Just as hearing a hundred times is not as good as seeing once, looking at a hundred times may not be as good as once. The Geology Exploration Room is the premier playground with virtual experience facilities using state-of-the-art IT technology. You can explore the high ecology by moving images with motion sensors, become an archaeologist, discover fossils, and match the bones of dinosaur fossils.
In the Geology Science Lab, you can experience various virtual experiences.
The Geological Science Education Room is an experiential learning space where you can directly observe rocks and mineral specimens that can be seen at home and abroad. You can use a magnifying glass or microscope or touch it directly.
Various virtual experiences can be made using IT technology
The fascinating touchscreen gives you geological information about where you live. Children can have more fun by mining minerals in a virtual mine. In addition, if the schedule is correct, you can find a documentary about earth science in the next video room.
Geology and Science Education Room can observe various rocks and minerals
Earth is our living place and starting point. Isn't it the first step in loving the earth to understand the billions of years of the planet that sacrifices and gives everything for us? For adults who are just beginning to study geology, it will be an easy way for elementary students, and for adults, an opportunity to get one step closer to Earth.
Rocks and minerals can be observed with a microscope, magnifier or naked eye
-Address: 124, Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
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