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Hong Kong Museum of History

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Hong Kong Museum of History

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100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong China
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Angus C wrote a review Oct 2020
Auburn, Australia4 contributions
It was an interesting experience from how the hong kong island formed till today, and the history its been through with my Aunty.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Tsz ling C wrote a review Jul 2020
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Visit here with my kids, it is a perfect chance for my kids to know the pass of Hong Kong. The figure and the design are very real. My kids got a lesson here.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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BradJill wrote a review May 2020
Hong Kong, China129,135 contributions22,299 helpful votes
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The Hong Kong Museum of History is probably the city's best overall museum. It is located on Chatham Road in the TST East district of Kowloon. Entry fee is normally HK$10 per adult and museum opening hours are 10am to 5pm daily (closed on Tuesdays). Note: During the Covid-19 era, the museum is holding timed entries of two hours (10-12pm, 12.30-2.30 and 3-5pm) for visitors to enjoy the museum and will close to disinfect the entire museum between each session. Further note, museum entry fee is free at the moment due to limited visitation times. Note: There is a good gift shop and a City Cafe on the ground floor. The City Cafe in particular makes for a neat place to visit if you want to try local HK style food and drinks as part of your history museum experience. As for the museum, there are 8 major exhibition areas which make up what is called The Hong Kong Story, each gallery area includes enough for you to leisurely spend 30-45 minutes viewing displays, watching video programmes and reading general information. For those interested, there is also an audio guide to help you understand more about various exhibits for which you have interest. The galleries are laid out chronologically. Rooms 1-2 focus on The National Environment of Hong Kong and regional area and Pre-historic Civilisation in Hong Kong. Rooms 3-4 focus on HK during the Han to Qing Dynasty and local Folk Culture, Rooms 5-6 (the two most interesting imo) The Opium Wars & Cession of Hong Kong from China to England and the Birth and Early Life of the city up until WWII. Finally Rooms 7-8 cover HK during the Japanese Occupation and finally the Modern City and Rise of China. Overall, each of the galleries are well curated with a mix of exhibition styles which helps keep all informative but still fun and child-friendly enough to keep the kiddos from getting bored while mum and dad go through the exhibits.
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Ryszard L wrote a review May 2020
Sydney, Australia321 contributions175 helpful votes
Not quite sure what I expected but, as far as museums go, this one is really quite absorbing. It is well laid out and follows a well-thought out plan and sequence. The colourful displays of Hong Kong's culture and traditions were most interesting and informative.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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DianneKamerling wrote a review Feb 2020
Cooroy, Australia144 contributions43 helpful votes
Walked here from our hotel in Nathan Road, thinking we would spend maybe one hour there, but it was over three hours later that we came out. From the beginning to end, the exhibits and story was so well set out and explained, in a very interesting way. Also it is free entrance
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Date of experience: January 2020
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