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Community Information Center

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Community Information Center

Community Information Center

Equipped with the community information office, the onggi history museum, video rooms, and seminar rooms, the Community Information Center provides information about the history and tradition of onggi village. Also, it is used as a space for information and a rest so that local residents can improve their lives.

Community Information Center
After the village founder Heo Deok-man passed away, each of his pupils built a plant and now has created the top national onggi village.

There is no record that demonstrates when onggi used to make in Onyang. However, according to oral tradition, there had been an onggi tube before 1910 in Taehwa-dong, Namchang (what is now near Namchang High School). It no longer exists. The current onggi business in Gosan-ri was started by Heo Deok-man who ran the onggi business in Yeongdeok in Gyeongsangbuk-do and came here to escape from the Korean War in 1950s.
The right photo shows the chamber kiln remodeled by Heo Deok-man when he created what is now Oegosan Onggi Village in the late 1950s.
(Source http://blog.naver.com/winecoco)

Information for use

  • ㆍBusiness hours : 09:00~18:00 (lunchtime 12:00~13:00)
  • ㆍClosed date : Jan. 1st / Seollal (the Lunar New Year’s Day), Chuseok(Korean Thanksgiving Day) / Every Monday / The next day a holiday / Closed arbitrarily by management and operations
  • ㆍEnquiry : Ulju Culture & Tourism Dept. 052)229-7645
  • ㆍCapacity : About 120 persons

Seminar Room Fees

Ulsan Onggi Museum , Division, Criteria, Fees, Remark
Division Criteria Fees Remark
Seminar Room The 1st use in the morning : 09:00 ~ 12:00
The 2nd use in the afternoon : 14:00 ~ 18:00
30,000 KRW for each use
  • - On Saturday and Sunday, 20% of fees on weekdays are added.
  • - For every additional hour, 20 % of the basic charge is added.
Air Conditioning Systems For each use 10,000 KRW
  • - For every additional hour, 5,000 KRW is added.

Information for Each Floor

Information for Each Floor : 1. Community History Museum / 2. Seminar Room, Video Room / 3. Community Information Office