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Daegaya is Alive. The historical field where the life of ancient country Daegaya is flowing


Permanent Exhibition Hall

In the permanent exhibition hall, explanations and relics about the history and culture from the Old Stone Age to the Modern Age are displayed so that people can see the history of Goryeong at once based on the history of Daegaya.

The exhibition hall has the themes including 'the dawn of Daegaya,' 'establishment of Daegaya,' 'growth and development of Daegaya' and 'Goryeong after Daegaya.'

01. Dawn of Daegaya

Dawn of Daegaya
  • Dawn of Daegaya
  • Dawn of Daegaya
People began to live in Goryeong region from the Old Stone Age of 20,000~30,000 years ago. There are many prehistoric remains of the Bronze Age such as dolmen, menhir, petrograph and so forth.

02. Foundation of Daegaya

Heaven god Eviga and Gaya mountain god Jungyunmoju bore two sons. The first one was King Ejinasi who became the founder of Daegaya, and the second was King Suro who became the founder of Gumgwangaya.
  • Foundation of Daegaya
  • Foundation of Daegaya
Foundation of Daegaya

03. Growth and Development of Daegaya

Growth and Development of Daegaya
  • Growth and Development of Daegaya
  • Growth and Development of Daegaya
  • Growth and Development of Daegaya
Daegaya developed nearby iron mines, made agricultural equipments and weapons and build up its military power. It also conducted active trades with Baekjae, Japan and China.

04. Goryeong after Daegaya

Goryeong after Daegaya
  • Goryeong after Daegaya
  • Goryeong after Daegaya
Daegaya's name was changed to Daegayagun when it was annexed to Shilla in 562. Then it was used as Shilla's military base. There are many remains and relics from Koryo Dynasty and Chosun Dynasty.
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