Located in Gongju-si, Chungcheongnam-do, the site where Paleolithic relics were excavated for the first time in Korea
Hello, if you go about 6km southeast along the Geumgang River from downtown Gongju, where the Baekje Historic District Gongsanseong Fortress and Songsan-ri Tombs are located, which were registered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2015, you will find the first Paleolithic ruins Site in Korea.
The Seokjang-ri Historic Site in Gongju is the largest prehistoric cultural site in Korea, where excavations began in 1964 by Yonsei University’s Dr. Son Bo-gi’s team and excavations were conducted 13 times from 1964 to 1992. In 2006, Seokjangri Museum was built.
The first-floor Seokjang-ri Museum includes a permanent exhibition hall, a special exhibition hall, a video room, a museum shop, and a lounge that sells souvenirs, and opens five themes of prehistoric culture from the Paleolithic to the Bronze Age.
In May, Children’s Day, the Seokjang-ri World Paleolithic Festival is also held, and various events are being held for the whole family to enjoy.
Outdoor exhibition hall
|Address||118, Seokjang-ri-dong, Gongju-si, Chungcheongnam-do
충청남도 공주시 석장리동 118
|Closed day||On Lunar New Year’s day and Chuseok day|
Adult 1,300 (integrated viewing 2,800) Won