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Hong Kong Museum of History

100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Ranked #5 of 414 attractions in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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 »
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

Nice museum, some of the content is dry but still worth the visit. You don't need to spend too long in there, would prefer if they made some of the content more interactive.

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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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73 reviews 73 reviews
50 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

If you have time, is worth the time to see the museum. spend at least a couple of hours, but less is doable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We have seen many museums in our travels and this one is a good one to visit. Interesting and enough entertainment to keep you there for approx 3 hrs, certainly for adults interest nothing there for young children, but a great insight on the history of honk kong,

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131 reviews 131 reviews
27 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I was so intrigued with Hong Kong after learning so much about it from a walking tour that I wanted to learn more...so off to the museum! They have a great and thorough exhibit on the history of HK from 400 million years ago to the present day. I was surprised how long I spent walking through the exhibit (... More

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Dallas, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Around HKG$30 for two adults and two children. Almost all of the display signage is in English as well as Chinese, so it's easy to understand. We were there around 3 hours and only saw about half of the museum. You could easily spend a half-day here if you would like to. We went in July, and the museum Is... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Great museum with enough little gems every now and then to keep everyone going. Vast and complicated in its layout, I kept feeling like we were doing it wrong or missing bits. Got very confused by jumping from prehistory to Han dynasty in the space of a ramp and and an iron bowl. First galleries are a bit ubiquitous -... More

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It was as wonderful as others have said. I took 3 sons ( 19, 16, 10) and it appealed to each one on different levels. The 19yo, generally NOT into museums, had to be pulled away & said it was the best one he'd been to. It is like the Lincoln Presidential Museum in Illinois (another not to miss attraction)... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Obviously this is dedicated to history of the region of Hong Kong, starting in the pre-history era when the land was formed and transitioning right up to when the Sino-British joint declaration was signed. It was a wonderful experience, and really opened my eyes. Dedicate at least three hours as it is quite large (we took that long, but we... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

What a well set out and interesting museum. Took my history mad husband and 15 year old daughter and all three of us enjoyed it immensely!

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Molndal, Sweden
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I love museums of history of the regions i visit, and this one was no exception. Informative, many maps, photos, objects to see.

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