Gonam Shell Mound Museum
Gonam Shell Mound Museum, which opened in 2002, has on display the artifacts and relics uncovered from the Gonam Shell Mound. The Gonam Shell Mound refers to a historical site in Gonam-ri, Gonam-myeon, Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, where clamshells dating from the prehistoric period were uncovered. Hanyang University and Hanseo University Museum have conducted annual excavation projects since 1988 to uncover a wide range of artifacts and relics from the Neolithic Age and the Bronze Age.
As a result, various earthenware, stoneware, instruments made with bones and accessories made with shells among various other instruments and tools as well as outdoor fire pits have been discovered.
The exhibition hall has on display the artifacts that have been excavated from the site, while the multimedia room screens related videos and the experiential learning center offers an earthenware pattern-making program so that the visitors can experience and learn prehistoric culture and lifestyle.
4270-6 Anmyeon-daero, Gonam-myeon, Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do