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Hong Kong Science Museum

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Address: No.2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone Number: 85227323232
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Science Museum offers more than 500 exhibits, most of which are...

The Science Museum offers more than 500 exhibits, most of which are interactive to encourage exploration. With all the hands-on and engaging activities, it's the perfect way to spend an rainy day with the kids.

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Science is for everyone

A good place to visit not just with the young ones but everyone. Lots of educational information for everyone to learn and interact with.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good place to visit not just with the young ones but everyone. Lots of educational information for everyone to learn and interact with.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a wet day, free day (Wednesday) morning. Quiet as term time. Well organised, fascinating especially the puzzles. Best of all - the giant marble run. A must see place.

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Thank Sarah M
Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The HK Science Museum is a great, hands-on way to see a number of different scientific concepts demonstrated in interesting displays. Although the museum is not very large, the exhibits can keep you interested for a few hours of your day. Also, best to remember that entry to the museum is FREE on Wednesdays so really there is nothing to... More 

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Thank Luke_13465
Long Stratton, United Kingdom
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333 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best science museums I've been to in the world. There are countless interactive displays, exhibits and movie rooms. You can try a human sized hamster wheel, lie on a bed of pins or charge your phone by spinning a wheel. There is a very strong emphasis on the environment; an exhibition about plastic litter, recycling... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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97 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, the high-rated top floor exhibits was closed, and another half floor was being renovated. Thus only spent an hour here. Lots of kids when we visited over the weekend. The mirror maze was a hit. Look forward to visit again when the entire museum is open.

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New Delhi, India
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31 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent around 2hrs in here and felt it to be too less. The place is very interesting. Theres something for each age group. The concepts of science have been explained in very simplified manner! There are many sections, All very interesting. All of us (kids and adults all) loved it.

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Thank shacchee
Brisbane Region, Australia
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13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there by chance because of the rain, we what a surprise fantastic displays and lots of hands on and cheap.

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Chicago, IL
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here when there was free admission in Jan 2016. Didn't know it was free till we got there- luckily! Very uninteresting exhibits, needs an overall- been to many other museums around the world that were much better than this. Can't complain since it was free- we were in /out under 1.5 hr

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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a rainy day with our 8 y.o.. It was good as a place to retreat from the weather and it was free in January. But we expected for more based on the reviews.We felt it is a bit dated( especially the basement floor) and not too much to experience. We've seen better museums in other countries.... More 

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Asia
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76 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprise that it was loads to do; you could easily spend hours in there. Retain your tickets should you need to leave and come back in after a cup of coffee/ lunch. What we like about this attraction: 1- It was easy to get to by MTR; we took the exit from Hong Hum Station; exit D, walk across the... More 

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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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