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Address: No.7 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-23676373

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An interesting museum

When we were at the top of the mid levels escalators, we wandered around and came across the Dr Sun museum. In a grand building, lots of historic photos, and interesting videos... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 15, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

When we were at the top of the mid levels escalators, we wandered around and came across the Dr Sun museum. In a grand building, lots of historic photos, and interesting videos. There was a children's video which I enjoyed watching as a simple introduction to the life of Dr Sun.Very peaceful surroundings. If you are interested in history it... More 

Thank copsham
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Today is 10/10-- The Double Ten as we Chinese are fond of recollecting this fateful date. 105 years ago, Chinese Revolutionaries under Dr. Sun Yat Sen started the Uprising that finished off the Ching Dynasty. The visit to the Museum is a must for locals and Chinese visitors. There were twelve Nationalst flags permanently displayed at the entrance to the... More 

Thank DrPaulTam
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The museum is tucked away about Hollywood Road in the midlevels. I hoped to learn a lot from it as I don't know much about that period of Chinese History and only had a rough idea of Sun Yat Sen's role in it. However, it is strangely curated with confusing gaps along the timeline. A lot of the photographs were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

“The Father of Modern China’s” lifelong crusade was to bring China out of the “Dark Ages” of the 19th century late Qing period into a 20th century united Republic of China, which he achieved with the revolution of 1911. This museum, housed in a beautifully restored old mansion in the old part of downtown Hong Kong, traces that path with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Walking into the place, you get a sense of traditional, colonial, quiet side of Hong Kong amongst all the business outside. It's worth a visit when you are walking up to the peak of on your way coming down through Kotewall Road.

Thank HT1997
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

Place is very well kept!! Amazing. they even made it accessible for the physically challenged. Inside there are multiple audio-video room to allow you to learn Chinese history and you will very much appreciate it. Each floor has a toilet and surprisingly it is very much clean. free Wifi on the top level is very fast!!!!

Thank liamfox01
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

This is a slightly unusual museum in terms of subject and also in terms of presentation. When exploring the first floor I was really wondering if I had wasted my time as the most interesting aspect seemed to be the rather magnificent mansion it is set within. However when you move up to the next floor there is a very... More 

Thank sheepygold
Russellville, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

The museim is interesting if you have an interest in Dr. Sun or in Chinese history. There are a lot of great pictures and some artifacts that tell the story of Sun very well. The museum is far off the "beaten path" (so to speak). It was hard to find and very difficult to get back to where we were... More 

Thank BarryGCarpenter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice and informative. Good place to get out of the sun in the summer and also from the busy streets. On display is information about Sun Yat Sen's role in bring down the Ching government and how the Chinese Republic was formed. There are replica of his clothing, documents and photos.

Thank Ken L
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

We accidentally found the museum along the historical trail on an early Sunday morning. The museum display was pretty static with running documentary in the video room to provide some action and sound to the place. There is so much to discover and learn from the early life of Dr Sun Yat Sen in Hong Kong as in the many... More 

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