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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 434 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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Sherwood Park, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We spent about 3 hours exploring this interesting museum which tells of Hong Kong's development for ancient times to the present ( and I mean all the way back to the Cave Men. It gave a very god presentation of the Opium Wars in the mid 1800's right through to today with many great movies to watch about the various... More

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Beijing
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I was in the disappointing science museum - just leaving saddened by the dumbing down of science, when I noticed this over the other side of the plaza. When I went in I was politely informed that as an over 60 I got a concession entry, brilliant! Everything the Science Museum was not this museum was, thoughtful, detailed, inticately explained... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Very informative displays. A reasonable size to cover in an hour or so. English spoken throughout. Very low admission fee.

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Upper Caboolture
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Very good place to spent a rainy afternoon. Exhibits were excellent. The building need some maintenance. English signage was limited.

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Most people may not think of visiting a museum in HK but this one is really worth it. It has lots of interesting Chinese artefacts and a recreation of an old Chinese street.

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Calamba, Laguna, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

It's very comprehensive, so neat. And the staff are all kind and helpful. Even my 3 year old daughter was fascinated. And it's only HKD10.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Museums in Hong Kong are mostly free admission on Wednesday. The museum is nice decorated and simply amazing. I love to visit museum when visited to a country as it represents the culture of the country and how they carry the country brand.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Especially if raining or stifling hot. Air conditioned with escalators and lifts. Terrific exhibits, well laid out with small screening rooms in English and Chinese. We hired an audio recorder but didn't use it much as everything in both languages with excellent explanations. Allow at least 2 hours and afterwards go to the piazza across the road left side about... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Surprisingly interesting. Very comprehensive. Huge place and unfortunately we didn't manage to get round it all before it closed at 6pm. Was tempted to re-visit just to finish but our time in Hong Kong was far too short to make this possible. I'm not normally into this type of tourist attraction but it had me captivated. Within the museum, they... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

good facilities ! bit far to walk from Train station ! lot of attention is paid for even minor details !

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