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Dr Sun Yat Sen Museum

No.7 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Central, Hong Kong, China
852-23676373
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Ranked #102 of 436 Attractions in Hong Kong
Type: Museums
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

You get two for the price of one with this visit - the museum is located in the Kom Tong Hall - the early 20 Century residence of a very influential Chinese family. The building and its finishings incorporate features of traditional Chinese architecture with a strong overlay of European (particularly French) design and decoration. The Sun Yat Sen museum... More

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Jakarta
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Located in the mid level, you can easily follow the sign along the mid level escalator up to Soho. It was very hot in Hongkong summer and I guess I would have a visit for cooling my body inside the museum. It is a 3 storeys French style building with a statue of Dr. Sun Yat Sen just before the... More

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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115 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I combined this with a visit to the Museum of Medical Sciences as close by. This lovely looking building is packed full of information and if you read everything you will be there for hours. I particularly liked the video of Dr Sun Yat Sen's life, also the video of the history of the building. A short walk from the... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This museum deserves more attention than it appears to be getting here on Trip Advisor! It does a thorough job of introducing the Father of Modern China to the casual visitor, and of preserving his heritage for the history buff. The displays (in English and Chinese) insure that you come away with a better sense of the man and the... More

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Wembley, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Dr Sun Yat Sen is also known as the father of modern China, his history is very interesting and the museum dedicated to this man is just as interesting. There is no photography or recording allowed within the museum itself however there are a few good photo opertunities on the exterior of the beautiful Victorian era building housing the museum.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This museum gives good background to recent Chinese history. If you weren't sure how China transitioned from being ruled by emperors to being a communist nation, this museum contains a wealth of information about the catalysts for change. There is plenty of reading, as all displays are labelled in English and Chinese, though many of the items are actually replicas.... More

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Singapore
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43 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Dr Sun Yat-Sen Museum is located at Castle Rd Central, Hong Kong Island. From MTR Central Station Exit (D1) one can find your way easily for the “Mid level escalators”. From here it’s about 20 mins following the signs along the way. The alternative will be ‘climbing’ slight slopes upon exiting from the MTR Sta but the museum maybe somewhat... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The delightful displays and informative videos were so inspiring that they ignited the flame of inextinguishable passion buried deep within me. If only I were born a century earlier, Dr Sun can bet on it that I'll be in his revolutionary party. Visitors of this museum will be entitled to a wealth of information regarding this great man who History... More

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Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Interesting but different Though the museum building look small compared to its surroundings. It still stood out. Didn't know he was a Christian. To get there take MTR to Central Station Exit at D1, then you'll have to look for the mid level escalators. Go up all the way and follow the signs along the way. Nice walk down if... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

If you are a Dr. Sun Yat Sen junky, this is the place to be. Otherwise, this museum should not be on your top 10 list of Hong Kong sites to see. Mostly static displays covering birth to death, with emphasis on his revolutionary years working out of Hong Kong. Beautiful building, long uphill walk/escalator ride from the subway but... More

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