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Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum

Tung Tau Wan Road, South District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
852-21473199
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Ranked #138 of 433 Attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Specialty Museums
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new york
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151 reviews 151 reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This small museum exhibits the 170 years history of the Hong Kong prison system, of crime and punishment. There are some interesting weapons, corporal punishment items and illegal made weapons by the prisoners. There is a film that has English subtitled which gives you a pretty good introduction of the Hong Kong penal system. The museum is right next to... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

A pleasant walk uphill from Stanley Market takes you to this museum attached to the Prison Service Training Centre. The content covers Victorian to present day with a large section dealing with the detention of Vietnamese Boat People. There is a replica gallows and cell. An offbeat visit worth the effort.

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Hong Kong, China
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29 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Nice walk from Stanley Plaza...The museum is free and as mentioned, you can take pictures. There is a good video on the prison system and efforts to rehabilitate criminals, and some interesting exhibits....One was on the extreme mathematical precision paid to hangings, and another on the 'riot gear' created by incarcerated Vietnamese boat people...helmets made from plastic bottles and diapers?... More

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Kowloon, null, Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

the place is really big , beautiful , have historical stuffs and is really educational . i liked the galleries and the cells from other foreign cells . you can bring cameras if you really those type of person who like 2 take photos . it is just a okay visit bcuz the visit does not take short nor long... More

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