[This article is written by a JDC Junior Journalist. The JDC Junior Journalist program is an educational project sponsored by Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC). JDC Junior Journalist articles are only briefly edited by mentors before publishing.]
On May 31 2014, the Jeju Aerospace Museum (JAM) was filled with tourists. In this new museum, visitors can learn space, satellites, and rockets. In addition, there were many actual planes hanging from the ceiling. These plane were used by the Korean Air Force and donated to the museum for many people to enjoy.
There is a tour guide who works at JAM who was very friendly. There were many different items and exhibits to be found in the museum, which were amazing to everyone. The experience was very enjoyable. For example, the sights to be discovered and explored included the flight simulation, various science tools used in space, and the 5D theater. The siumulation was one of the most memorable and interesting parts of the museum. Visitor can also see Korea’s the first satellite, F-15E, planes, engine’s structure, and various pilot suits.
There were many people who have already visited JAM, and they had some comments about their experiences at the museum. One person who talked aout the museum was a 5 year old boy from Boondang, Seoul named Seo won Joon. He liked learning information about space, rockets, and satellites. A man named Yang seo wan ,47 years old, said JAM is clean, big, and lets people seeing many thing, which he considered to be the best points of the museum.
Compared with other museums, most people found JAM to be more clean and big. Also, this museum allows them to learn about space, satelliite, rockets, and planes. However some people hoped the museum would eventually add benches, and plant some trees for an outdoor picnic area.
The JAM is opened from a.m 9:00 and close at p.m 6:00 on most days. It is located in An deok, Seogiwpo City. Admission costs 15,500 won for adults. Visitors can get there by taking the no.755 bus. If you have any questions about JAM, you can call 064-800-2000.
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