(Photo courtesy of Osan Soriul Library)

Are you searching for delightful spots to spend some leisurely time with your children? Imagine if these places were not only close to your home but also free and educational for your little ones. Well, you’re in luck! Here are two amazing destinations near Camp Humphreys and Osan Air Base that check all the boxes!

Osan Soriul Library (오산 소리울 도서관)

(Photo courtesy of Osan Soriul Library)

(Photo courtesy of Osan Soriul Library)

This is a small musical instrument exhibition center that will be an exciting playground for children who love music, as it is home to over 130 different types of instruments from Korea and around the world. In Korea, there are many traditional instruments made of animal leather that produce strong and unique sounds that will captivate your heart. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy these amazing instruments. Additionally, there is a small café located in the same building, providing a great opportunity for parents to take a short break while their children have fun.

Hours: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. (Tue.-Fri.) / 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.) / Closed Monday & public holidays

Contact: 031-8036-6670

Address: 102-25, Gyeonggi-daero, Osan-si, Gyeonggi-do

– From Camp Humphreys about 40 minutes (27km / 16.7mile)

– From Osan Airbase 16 minutes (7.5km / 4.6mile)

Pyeongtaek Argro-Ecological Park (평택시농업생태원)

(Photo courtesy of Pyeongtaek Argro Ecolological Park)

(Photo courtesy of Pyeongtaek Argro Ecolological Park)

(Photo courtesy of Pyeongtaek Argro Ecolological Park)

While taking a leisurely stroll through this wonderful park, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of activities amidst the beauty of nature. Along the way, you’ll encounter adorable small animals such as squirrels and rabbits. Children can have a thrilling time at the playground and gain a unique cultural experience through traditional Korean games. Don’t forget to stop by the park’s butterfly greenhouse, beautiful botanical garden and educational agriculture museum as well. Lastly, at the Local Food Market, you can purchase a variety of fresh and high-quality vegetables and fruits, ensuring a delightful day trip surrounded by nature.

Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Closed every Monday & if Monday is a holiday, it’s open and Tuesday will be closed)

Contact: 031-8024-4566~7

Address: 33-34 Cheongo-ro, Oseong-myeon, Pyeongtaek-si

– From Camp Humphreys about 15 minutes (11km / 6.8mile)

– From Osan Airbase 23 minutes (15km / 9.3mile)

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