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Hong Kong Museum of History

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Address: 100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 852-27249042
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Very interesting museum. Got there 2 hours before closing but ran out of time for the latter part of the exhibit. Spent too much time at the beginning sections 1-4. Almost... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very interesting museum. Got there 2 hours before closing but ran out of time for the latter part of the exhibit. Spent too much time at the beginning sections 1-4. Almost missed the fact that you had to go up 2 sets of escalators to the second half of the exhibit - which featured the more recent history of Hong... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This museum can be a good respite from the hustle and bustle of the TsimShaTsui area that surrounds it, and it has some very interesting exhibits too. Hong Kong history would not be vast compared to many other civilisations, but it surely is fascinating, and the museum does a great job in bringing the visitor from jurassic times right up... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Free, very well done, spectacular and instructive. The films are good and the museum staff is amiable which is not always the case in Hong Kong where a certain abruptness may be encountered

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This Museum has an extensive range of exhibits covering all aspects of the history of Hong Kong. Very interesting to see how things have developed.

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Orleans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Easy to go by bus or walking ,the museum is next to others on a parge plaza. The architecture is very interesting. Inside we walk across the wooden bridge above the 19th century lanes . It strats with the historical geography/geology of the area ,explaining through interactive display in several langages ...so it goes from the early human settlement to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

A fabulous museum very carefully planned. There are eight galleries displaying the history of Hong Kong from the beginning of time to the present day. We spent hours here, working our way numerically through the galleries. The variety of material and its presentation ensured that we never became bored.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I like the permanent display of how Hong Kong looked like decades ago. The exhibits of the traditional Chinese drug store, tea shop and the 7-storey public housing unit are fabulous. Theme displays such as the Russian joint exhibition of the Tsar dynasty are really eye-opening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Story of Hong Kong is amazing. Its history is relatively short, but it packs a lot of fascinating events into it. This museum depicts it with panache.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We spent 2 hours in this Museum which was a little too short - at least another hour could have been spent. The museum tells a very interesting story which is really interesting. The exhibits are first rate and they even have sections with tea rooms, shops and a bank showing what these were like. The usual video-film sections educate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very enlightening to the children to see so many of the historical views in HK. Very colourful and educational

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Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighborhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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