Hours and Admission

HOURS OF OPERATION:

9am-6pm (last entrance time: 5pm)

Closed on Mondays, Janurary 1st, Lunar New Year, and Chuseok (autumn) holiday.

 

Entrance and tours are free.

 

LOCATION:

Gyeonggi Dae Ro 742, Osan City, GyeonggiDo


Beginning of the Memories
Korea after the 8/15 Liberation
UN, the Guardian of Freedom
The Participation of Task Force Smith
Beginning of the Memories: Remembering the JookMiRyung Battle and soldiers.
Korea after the 8/15 Liberation: Overview of Korea after the World War II. The division of Korea as a result of the Cold War between the U.S. and Russia.
UN, the Guardian of Freedom: Overview of the main battles UN participated in during the Korean War.
The Participation of Task Force Smith: The first U.S. troops sent to the Korean War began training in Kyusoo, Japan.
The JookMiRyung Battle
After the Battle
Letters from Task Force Smith
The soldiers remembered
The JookMiRyung Battle: The first battle between the UN army and North Korean army on July 5th, 1950 that lasted for 6 hours and 15 minutes.
After the battle: The efforts of Korean government in honoring those who sacrificed their lives in the Korean War. Names of the 540 soldiers from the JookMiRyung Battle.
Letters from Task Force Smith: Interviews with the soldiers from the JookMiRyung Battle and thank you messages to them.
The soldiers remembered: Stories and memorabilia from the soldiers of Task Force Smith.

 

 

Children's Exploration Room

 

Third Floor: Children's Exploration Room

Tanks and Weaponry display

 

On the Grounds: Tanks and weaponry display

UN Forces FIrst Battle Monument

UN Forces First Battle Monument

Originally constructed by the U.S. 24th Army comrades, and war veterans in 1955, it was then refurbished by the U.S. 8th and 24th Armies in 1964. The monument’s three levels indicate the First Wall in fighting against the North Korean army. The monument has the battle scenes of the Task Force Smith and memorial ceremonies are held annually on July 5th to pay tribute and commemorate The Task Force Smith soldiers and the JookMiRyung Battle.