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Hoya Museum of Geography
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Hoya Museum of Geography is the first private museum of geographical theme in the country established by Mr. Yang Jaeryong who has devoted lifetime in geography education using all of his private funds Hoya Museum of Geography is the natural sampling room of the mineral resources in our country located at Yeongwol County of Gangwon Province where various geographical features such as karst and limestone cave are gathered to get along well with the theme called ‘geography’ itself as well as having the mission as an academic advancement base that can present the direct path for related academics. Hoya Museum of Geography which provides various information related to geography such as history, type and experience of geography as well as direct experience and opportunity of discussion is aiming toward being a social education site where everyone can be together and realize academic principles which is not merely the exhibition, display and viewing of the remains. All exhibitions and collections of Hoya Museum of Geography advocating fun geography and finding out about geography together is equipped with the remains and materials related to geography which has been researched and collected by Mr. Yang Jaeryong of Hoya who is the founder devoting his lifetime so that its ride is the highest standard in the world. The Hoya Museum of Geography created by passion and self sacrifice of one individual who loves geography and junior scholars could be a firm cornerstone dedicated to the proper path of intellects in this country beyond the mere value as a museum while it could be the place to listen to the story of geography told in an interesting way by a grandfather of the neighborhood who has devoted lifetime in the geography education or the comfortable place like Dume mountain district with clean water and fresh air or the reception room of the house in the hometown by escaping the coercive and rigid image that a word ‘museum’ has. We invite you to the Hoya Museum of Geography by Mr. Yang Jaeryong of Hoya who had dedicated lifetime in geography education and loves geography than anyone else.