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As a landmark facility representing Korea’s advanced science and technology capabilities, Gwacheon National Science Museum strives to encourage young visitors to become interested in arts and shares with the public scientific principles that govern our daily lives. The main building of Gwacheon National Science Museum is shaped like an aircraft taking off, symbolizing science leading the way to the future. The main building has five open-run exhibition centers: Basic Science Center, High-tech Center, Children’s Experience Center, Natural History Center, and Traditional Science Center. Nearby are the planetarium, observatory, outdoor exhibition venue, and insect ecosystem center. Over 50% of the exhibition items on display are interactive, allowing visitors to jump in and experience science first-hand using their minds and their imagination. The museum is one of the leading institutions of its kind worldwide.