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Address: 94 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Sai Ying Pun, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-2241-5500
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Small museum with some good collections

Located inside a small historical building, near to the entrance of University. Chinese antiques, artefacts in one building. Regularly changed modern art exhibitions at the next... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Located inside a small historical building, near to the entrance of University. Chinese antiques, artefacts in one building. Regularly changed modern art exhibitions at the next building. Intersting pictures.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I was walking through The University of Hong Kong this morning and happened to wander into the museum. It is small but very well done. The featured exhibit was a series of paintings of TV screens representing significant events in Hong Kong's and the world's history. I would recommend checking it out if you are in the area.

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Moscow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Actually this is the first art and historic museum in Hong Kong. Some artefacts are 3500 or more years old and looking at them you see the roots of the modern Chinese design. Maybe it is not close to the centre of Hong Kong but not too far away either. I was not disappointed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I'd done some background reading and was looking forward to visiting this museum. The artifacts are well laid out for with brief information cards. Although the Neolithic and bronze works were good to look at nevertheless I was left disappointed. You cannot take any photos, so all you can take away is a small leaflet on the museum. The museum... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The University of Hong Kong Museum and Art Gallery is nice collection of art and antiquities, housed in the Fung Ping Shan Building, accessible from Bonham Road. While not a feature museum or gallery in Hong Kong, the items on display here are quite nice to see and there are occasional special exhibitions that make it worth making a special... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The museum accessible from Bonham Road is a great and lofty building, with noble old interiors and furnishings. Linked cavernous halls reveal a larger space than it seems from the street level. The permanent collection of celadon, porcelain, furniture and carvings is very tasteful, beautifully maintained and demonstrated in an accessible and welcoming manner. There is also a big collection... More 

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