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Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum

Tung Tau Wan Road, South District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #117 of 394 Attractions in Hong Kong
4.5 of 5 stars 13 Reviews
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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246 reviews 246 reviews
129 attraction reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

this is one of the best places i have visited, no payment for entry and the kids enjoy as well as we did because it is about how the prisons and the old prison how it was in the past which attract them to know more about it

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new york
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158 reviews 158 reviews
101 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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