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Address: No.7 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Central, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23676373
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Museum in a heritage building

This museum is located in a nicely restored heritage building in mid-levels, it gives one some appreciation of the life and times of Sun Yat-Sen and early 20th century Hong Kong... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This museum is located in a nicely restored heritage building in mid-levels, it gives one some appreciation of the life and times of Sun Yat-Sen and early 20th century Hong Kong. Well worth a visit up the mid-levels escalator. And just HK$5 entrance fee !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

If you have an hour or so to spare this is an interesting museum about Syn Yat Sen. Gives a good insight into his life and his influence on China. It shows how Hong Kong affected his thinking on how China should develop The building itself is impressive and worth a visit just to see the inside of it. When... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A small intimate museum in a former church which was a former residence of a tycoon before that. Some decent displays of the founding father's writings and artifacts. Not an overwhelming amount but enough for an interesting hour or so wandering through the lavish mansion. Not at all crowded and very comfortable going about at your own pace. The kids... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The building in which the museum is housed is wonderful. A real throwback to a bygone era. The museum isn't bulging with exhibits, but there are some interesting photos and some good facts about this amazing man's life. Not worth travelling from Kowloon for, but if you are in the area - then definitely pop in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The museum is housed in Kom Tong Hall, a restored building once owned by the Mormon Church. There are several floors, one floor dedicated to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen and his life, one floor to the history of Kom Tong Hall, and one floor to the history of Hong Kong during Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's lifetime. There were also activities for children... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited the museum on Wednesday (note that free admission on Wednesday, as well as other museums located in Tsim Sha Tsui). Entrance fee is only $10 but honestly, I am glad that I made a visit on a free admission day. $10 is not much but it just doesn't worth it. Very brief story about Sun Yat Sen, as well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had been to Hong Kong three times before I stopped by this museum by accident. A bit confusing if you don't know who Dr. Sun Yat Sen is. He's the George Washington of China, and it is worth going to this museum to better understand a more complicated story of the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the beginning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Take the mid-level escalator up until there is a sign pointing to the right for the Museum. The setting at the mid-level is very nice. Less crowded and has nice little shops along the road. The Museum building itself is very western and grand. The admission is HK$10. Should go in an take look. If you are not into history,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Really loved this beautiful oasis in the midst of the hurly burly of a busy city. Regular tours provided by very knowledgeable staff who seem really proud of the garden. You can really forget about the city outside the walls for the couple of hours you are inside. Would recommend for everyone interested in gardens and for those needing to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great building in lovely part of HK. But a bit random! Definitely value for money at only $10HK to enter, but in my mind the museum raised more questions about the founding of modern China than it answered. Was interesting seeing some pictures of old Hong Kong though.

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Address: No.7 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Central, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-23676373
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong

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