Tourist Guide Information

Arachnopia (JooPil Spider Museum) (아라크노피아 생태수목원·주필거미박물관)

Arachnopia (JooPil Spider Museum) (아라크노피아 생태수목원·주필거미박물관)

  • Zip Code : 12281
  • Phone number : +82-31-576-7908
  • Homepage :www.arachnopia.com (Korean only)
  • Address : 316, Ungilsan-ro, Joan-myeon, Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do
  • Driving directions : Jungang Line, Ungilsan Station -> Exit #1, Walk 200 m -> Take Bus 56 (05:00-22:30 / 30 min intervals) and get off at Yangsu Police Substation/Samik Apartments
Summary

The Jupil Spider Museum was founded on September 1, 1985 and named after Dr. Kim Ju-pil, a Dongguk University biology professor who travels all around the world to collect and study spiders. The museum aims to be a fundamental education center for students by offering them various hands-on scientific activities giving an idea of importance of basic science.

Tourist site
  • Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-31-576-7908
  • Day off :
  • Experience guide : [Arachnopia Ecological School]
    One-day program
    - What is a spider?, museum and exhibition hall tour with guided explanations
    - Arboretum wild flower explanations, spider catching at arboretum and Dumulmeori
    * Winter season: Tarantula experience instead of arboretum tour

    [Two Days One Night Program]
    - What is a spider? Museum and exhibition hall tour with guided explanations, nighttime spider watching
    - Silhak Museum and Seokchangwon Tour, catching spiders, wild flower explanations

    [Three Days Two Nights Program]
    - What is a spider?, museum and exhibition hall tour with guided explanations
    - Silhak Museum and Seokchangwon Tour, catching spiders, wild flower explanations, watching spider’s mystery, watching a spider through microscope - Watching spider’s behavior, making spider sample, campfire
    - About insect, watching four-seasons of Hangang River, making spider model

    * Reservation must be made for groups of 10 people or more.
  • Parking facilities :
  • Admission Fees
    [Arachnopia Ecological Garden]
    Individuals: Adults 7,000 won / Middle & High school students 6,000 won / Children (ages 4 to elementary school students) 5,000 won
    * Groups of 30 people or more: 1,000 won discount for groups of Adults and Children
  • Available Facilities
    * Ecological Arboretum
    - Sculpture park, Jangseung park (Jangseung : Korean traditional totem pole at the village entrance), wild flowers, botanical garden of rare plants, acupressure road, playground
    * JooPil Spider Museum
    - Main building (1st floor) : spider specimens, spider breeding room, fossils
    - Main building (2nd floor) : insect specimens
    - Annex (1st floor) : rare minerals
    - Annex (2nd floor) : observation station, fish/shelfish specimens
  • Facility Utilization Fees
    Accomodation: 50,000 won - 250,000 won
  • Reservation Info. for Natives
    + 82-31-576-3827 (Korean only)