Hampyeong Museum of Amphibians and Reptiles

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Hampyeong Museum of Amphibians and Reptiles

Hampyeong Gomakcheon Stone Bridge
An Amphibians/Reptiles-Themed Ecological Experience Center

As Korea’s largest museum of amphibians and reptiles, the museum consists of Korea Hall, Desert Hall, Tropical Hall, Experience Hall, Anaconda Hall, Turtle Hall and Education Hall, housing 91 species of 679 amphibians and reptiles for viewing and experiencing. Introducing amphibians and reptiles native to Korea, which are hard to find due to recent ecological disturbances and environmental destruction, on-site experience programs linked with learning courses are also provided here.

Exhibition halls

Circular Experience Hall, Jungle Hall, Desert Hall, Korea Hall, Anaconda Hall, Turtle Hall

Experience Programs

Feeding turtles, catching frogs and fish, touching amphibians and reptiles, communing with birds, feeding herbivorous reptiles

Hours of Operations
  • Operating hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (In winter (November to February): 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Ticketing hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Closing days: every Monday (regular closing day), January 1
    ※ When Monday is a holiday, the following day (Tuesday) is a closing day.
Location: 1398-9 Hakdong-ro, Shingwang-myeon, Hampyeong-gun, Jeollanam-do