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Hong Kong Museum of History

100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
852-27249042
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Ranked #3 of 436 Attractions in Hong Kong
Type: History Museums
Traveler Description: Located along Chatham Rd, straddling the districts of Tsim Sha Tsui and Hung Hum, visitors will find the very good Hong Kong Museum of History... more »
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

this was great! although SOOOO much information i visited for maybe 3 hours and had to rush the end, don't spend to much time in the beginning of the museum unless rocks are what your into, also they offer small little movies throughout the museum most have English subtitles in case you miss the English video, its a really fun... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Definitely worth the visit and glad we gave ourselves 3 hours to do it. So much to see and learn, well set up and easy to follow

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went to the old history museum many years ago and thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits as i felt i came away with a good feel of the history of HK. Whilst many of the exhibits are the same and there are an abundance of new ones with explanations in cantonese mandarin and english, i felt the museum lacked flow and it... More

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hanoi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I have often despised museums as a child but that's because they were so boring.. not this one. Chinese gov't promotes culture in Hong Kong so all the museums are so inexpensive to go in and you can get 1/2 year passes for so little money you can go to all the museums in a 1-2 weeks trip. This one... More

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I highly recommend this museum. Its design is lovely, the exhibitions are very rich and interesting. Great value for the modest fee of 10 hkd.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I took the advice of TA's reviewers and went to the museum with the thought that I will make a short visit. It turned out that I spent there 3 hours, fascinating 3 hours. Don't skip this museum!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went here as we had a couple of hours to spare. Very cheap entry. Lots of things to see and learn about history of China and Hong Kong. We were very surprised

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Very extensive - covers from geological progression 400mya, the evolution of humanoids in the area, flora and forna, politics, general life of inhabitants, weather among others. I think the only part it didn't cover much of is WW2 but then again I can't say I didn't miss a section of the museum. I think you'd want to give yourself 2... More

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a very well planned museum of HK starting from it's formation as a rock island all the way to present day so to speak. We visited on a Wednesday as it and all museums have free admission on Wednesdays. It was also a great stop to cool off on a rather warm/humid day in late September. It was... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I came here on a Sunday lunch time, and it was nice and quiet. The entrance fee is 10HKD. The museum is nothing spectacular, but if you have a couple of hours to kill, then it is definitely worth checking out.

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