An important note on Jeju’s updated bus system and this blog post
From August 2017, Jeju Island implemented a new city and intercity bus system. It increased the number of buses in service, while simplifying the routes, fees and numbering system.
Consequently, the contents of this previously published blog post may have changed. We therefore would kindly request that you consult this page for new bus maps in English on VisitJeju.net, and this page on our blog for a chart of the old and new bus route numbers.
If you read Korean, then the province’s official bus system website is a useful and up-to-date resource. We hope you’ll enjoy your travels on Jeju Island!
There is much to see in Jeju, and much to do as well. At the Jeju Glass Museum, you can see beautiful work of glass with your eyes, as well as create your own masterpiece with your hands.
Address: 1403, Jungsanganseo-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do (제주특별자치도 서귀포시 중산간서로 1403 (상예동))
Directions by bus: Take bus 782 from the Jeju Intercity Bus Terminal. Get off at Sumbinari bus stop. Walk straight until you see a big intersection. Turning right would take you to the Jeju Automobile Museum. Turn left (in the direction of the TV screen) and keep walking along the highway until you see the sign for the Jeju Glass Museum. It’s about a 20-minute walk.
At the entrance to the Glass Museum, you will see a glass gift shop and the ticket booth is right next door.
General admission fee: 9,000 won (Jeju residents get a discount)
Hours of operation: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Inside the Glass Museum, you can stroll along the garden and see many glass creations.
There are beautiful photo spots, where you are surrounded by glass flowers.
Other interesting works of glass include a glass staircase, and a pair of glass wings.
Aside from the outdoor exhibit, there is also an indoor exhibit with smaller glass figurines.
Besides seeing glass art with your eyes, you can participate in making your own glass vase or glass plate.
The cost of making a glass vase is 20,000won. You can buy a ticket when you pay for your entrance fee.
The teacher will show you how to make the glass vase, and help you step by step. You can also learn about the history of glass, and how it is created.
After creating your glass vase, you can have it shipped home or pick it up at the Glass Museum a couple of days later because the glass needs to cool down first. You need to pay 2,000won shipping fee if you’re in Jeju. The Glass Museum will pay for the rest.
You can make a glass plate or a small candle too.
The Jeju Glass Museum is a fun place to visit with your friends or family.