Approximately 1,900 plants and 230 animals, selected based on field and literature search, are displayed in the area of 21,000㎡. NIE has reproduced the ecosystems of those climates in order to help visitors understand the relationship between the living things and the climates. Ecorium contains Exhibition Halls, Special Exhibition Hall, Eco Lab as well as 4D Theater, Tropical Biome, Mediterranean Biome, Temperate Biome, Temperate Biome, Polar Biome, and greenhouse for cultivation.
Tropical Biome has reproduced tropical forests in Asia, Central and South America, and Africa inhabited by evergreen broad leaved forests where it rains all the year round.
Desert Biome has reproduced Sonora Desert, Mojave Desert, Gibson Desert, Madagascar Desert, Namib Desert, and Atakama Desert, maintained at 10℃or above even in winter with the average annual rainfall of 250mm or below.
Mediterranean Biome has reproduced vegetation in South Africa, European Mediterranean Sea, Canary, Australia, and California, featured by the Mediterranean climate, between 30 and 40 degrees north/south latitude.
Temperate Biome contains fish/reptiles inhabiting the water system of Han River and plants inhabiting Jeju Gotjawal, reproducing mountains and valleys of the Korean Peninsula.
Polar Biome shows ecological changes from the temperate climate and to the polar climate, including the Gaema Plateau, considered the roof of he Korean Peninsula, and Taiga coniferous forest and tundra area.
The 4D theater with 100 seats is showing various short films that help people raise awareness about introduced species such as Adventure of Gangsan (4D animation), Dodo Bird's Dream (2D animation), and Save! (film drama).
The Exhibition Hall conveys elementary concepts of ecology, definitions of ecosystems/biome, ecosystem services, and preservation of ecological resources. Special exhibitions of various themes, related with ecosystems, are organized