Hello Kitty Island is a museum that exhibits the world-famous product featuring a cat. Hello Kitty is located on Jeju Island, and it could be one of the destinations should you love these precious items.
Hello Kitty Island Museum is specially dedicated to the theme around Hello Kitty.
Guests can enjoy arrays of exhibits of kitties, a gift shop, Kitty History Hall, Art Education Hall, Music Education Hall, Art Gallery World Gallery Hall, Trip Around the World Gallery Hall, Hello Kitty Cafe, and more exciting places to enjoy.
Here are the places you will find yourself get excited about should you visit this museum...
First Floor (Ground Floor)
You will find the gift shop, Kitty History Hall, Kitty House, Art education Hall, Music Education Hall, and the Art Gallery on this floor.
On this floor, you will enjoy the World Gallery Hall, Around the World gallery Hall, Constellation Education Hall, Art Gallery 2 (for special exhibits only), Art Gallery 3 (Fixed exhibition), Kitty Room, Hello Kitty Cafe, and Playtime area.
On this floor, you can enjoy the 3D Theater and the Outdoor Exhibition area. You will also see the views of Jeju Island from this vantage point.
Relevant facilities are accessible to make your visit comfortable.
Restrooms for men, women, children, and those with special needs are available at this museum. Yes, for free!
Admission Fees Rates
Depending on the age and numbers of guests, fee rates also vary. Here is the breakdown...
Adult (individual): 14,000 Won; Group: 12,000 Won
Youth (individual): 13,000 Won; Group: 11,000 Won
Child: 11,000 Won; Children: 9,000 Won
(Please, note that these rates are temporary and could change without any advance notice or change over time).
Adults mean a university student and older, youth is middle and high schoolers, while children are from two and above.
A group also means that you have 20 and more members in your age group.
Should you need more information and can read Korean, you can visit its website below.
Website: www.hellokittyisland.co.kr (Korean only)
Address: 340, Hanchang-ro, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 서귀포시 안덕면 한창로 340)
Operation Hours: 9 AM to 8 PM (summer), 9 to 8 PM (winter)
You are allowed to get in one hour before closing time.
Now that you have ample information regarding the Hello Kitty Island museum, you might also be interested in checking out other places you probably would wish to visit.
Camellia Hill (카멜리아힐)
Camellia His is a recreation area and an arboretum. This camellia arboretum is created on over 170 thousand square meters of land in
Sangchang-ri, Andeok-myeon, Jeju-do. The arboretum has over 6 thousand species of plants you can enjoy.
Andeokgyegok Valley (안덕계곡)
Andeok Gyegok Valley is a beautiful natural area that is great for hiking. It is located two kilometers east of Hwasun-ri. The tall trees of Evergreen Forest at Andeokgyegok Valley is designated as Natural Monument Number 377. In the valley, you can find streams, waterfalls, and such natural features.
Jeju Glass Museum (제주유리박물관)
Jeju Glass Museum offers exhibits of glass arts with various forms and colors. The museum was formerly the Gimpo Glass Museum and Songhee Glass House. This museum has shown how Korean glass art has been making advancements in this field.
Jeju Aerospace Museum (제주항공우주박물관)
Jeju Aerospace Museum is considered the largest museum of its kind in Asia. You will find various exhibitions and information on aerospace as well as astronomy and related science.
Now that you have some ideas about where to go, it might also be useful to check out where you would better stay to get closer to your planned itinerary or destinations during your Jeju Island trip.
Equus in an inn or motel type accommodation located in Seogwipo. It is suitable for families and a group with more than a couple of members. It specially offers a beautiful view of the sea nearby.
Jeju Eco Suites
Jeju Eco Suites is an inn or motel type of accommodation established in Seogwipo City, Jeju Island. A husband and wife who is a tour guide and a painter, respectively. The accommodation features a wooden structure surrounded by green grass fields and flowers aside from the island's views.
Jeju Grand Ville
Located at Jungmun Beach on Jeju Island, Jeju Grand Ville is a Canadian-style structure of refined architectural beauty. High-speed internet access is available for each guestroom.
Jeju Hana Hotel
Jeju Hana Hotels is another tourist type of hotels in Seogwipo City. It is located inside the Jungmun Tourist Complex. Hana Hotel has access to attractive places in the area. It has been renovated and provided with more facilities for their guests' comfort.
The Suites Hotel
The Suites Hotels is also in Jungmun Resort Complex in Segwipo City. It is surrounded by nature and offers a great view of Hallasan Mountain and the mesmerizing blue Pacific Ocean. The hotels can provide many relaxing facilities and amenities for all their valued guests.
You can take any public transport on Jeju Island to get there quickly. Buses and taxis are available at Jeju-si and the international airport. Also, you can rent a car or van as soon as you arrive.
Take a bus from Jeju International Airport, bus number 500, and then get off at Halla Hospital Bus Stop. You need to transfer to bus number 780 and then get off at Teddy Valley Golf Resort Bus Stop.
You can walk for over a hundred meters to find the Hello Kitty Island museum and cafe from the bus stop.
You can take a taxi wherever you are on the Island. If you don't speak the local language, you need to have it written or need a map showing your direction to the driver.
If you are driving a rented car, then you just need to use the navigation system. Since Jeju City is not crowded, except during peak seasons, you can get in any direction quickly.
Thanks for reading down to this part. I wish you a fantastic and safe journey!