Ulsan Museum

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Ulsan Museum
Korean name
Hangul
울산박물관
Revised Romanization Ulsan Bangmulgwan
McCune–Reischauer Ulsan Pangmulgwan
Established22 June 2011 (2011-06-22)
Location Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea
Coordinates 35°31′38″N129°18′31″E / 35.52724°N 129.30862°E / 35.52724; 129.30862 Coordinates: 35°31′38″N129°18′31″E / 35.52724°N 129.30862°E / 35.52724; 129.30862
Type History museum
Nearest car parkOn site
Website museum.ulsan.go.kr/main/main.jsp


Ulsan Museum is a history museum located adjacent to Ulsan Grand Park in Nam-gu, Ulsan, South Korea. The museum has a permanent exhibit that details life in Ulsan and the rest of Korea from prehistoric times to the present. Construction of the museum commenced on 2 January 2009 and was completed on 31 January 2011. It opened on 22 June 2011. [1]

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References

  1. "22일 개관 울산박물관 (Ulsan Museum opens on the 22nd of this month)". fnnews.com. Retrieved 14 June 2013.