Hong Kong Museum Of History

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  • Address: 100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +852-27249042
  • Ticket Price: 10 HKD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museums, Family And Kids

For a whistle-stop overview of the territory’s archaeology, natural history, ethnography and local history, this museum is worth a visit, not only to learn more about the subject but also to understand how Hong Kong presents its history to itself and the world.

There are eight permanent galleries spread out over four floors, offering hours worth of displays to see. There are often temporary exhibits, such as the important 'Centenary of China's 1911 Revolution' exhibition held, that can also been seen when visiting this museum. The Museum is regularly rated as one of the top attractions in the city. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Hong Kong itinerary 2 days.

  • All age group can enjoy.
  • Lots of things to see, spend few hours here.

  • Adult : HK$ 10 and students, seniors and those with disabilities HK$ 5.
  • Free guided tours of the museum are available in English at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Free entry for children under 4 and on Wednesdays.

  • Closes at 5:00 pm on Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year’s Eve.
  • Closed on first two days of Chinese New Year.

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  • Hong Kong Museum Of History Address: 100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
  • Hong Kong Museum Of History Contact Number: +852-27249042
  • Hong Kong Museum Of History Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Hong Kong Museum Of History Price: 10 HKD
  • Time required to visit Hong Kong Museum Of History: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 31.84% of people who visit Hong Kong include Hong Kong Museum Of History in their plan

  • 80.14% of people start their Hong Kong Museum Of History visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hong Kong Museum Of History

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

52.58% of people prefer walking in order to reach Hong Kong Museum Of History

People normally club together Victoria Harbour and Star Ferry while planning their visit to Hong Kong Museum Of History.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • I've been to many city museums and this is among the best. It's a large animated museum, with multiple mini-film shows throughout your tour. They offer limited free guided tours in English and Chinese as well. We spent 3 hours here, I would allow for at least 1.5-2 hours and you could certainly spend more time than that. Entry was FREE which is great, yet I would have no qualms paying an entry fee as the experience is worth it. Very educational from many facets and helps you learn and appreciate the history and evolution of Hong Kong.

  • One of the best museums I have visited. Its life size exhibits put you in another world. Educational movies explain more background. We planned a two hour visit and ended up spending almost the entire day. Our kids who speak only little English and no Chinese were well entertained and learned a lot nevertheless. I recommend this museum to anyone visiting Hong Kong as it gives you a much deeper understanding of what you see outside.

  • Can't I rate higher than 5 stars? 🤣 One of the best museum I've ever entered! So huge and have a lot of awesome information covered in awesome exhibits. The story line is clear, though it may make you a bit overwhelmed, but the experience was nice. Recommended. ☺️

  • A reasonably good museum and it's free. I generally am not interested in prehistory so I passed through this section pretty quickly but for those that like this period, it looked quite good. The ethnic group displays we're very interesting and well put together. My main problem is the victimhood feel it had to the place when it came to colonial history and Japanese occupation. While these events are certainly not beyond a great deal of criticism, I think it's unbecoming of a national museum to portray it's people as victims and, of course, it's relationship with the mainland is a very mute point.

  • Enjoyable with great full sized recreations of Hong Kong throughout the ages. It's interesting to see different stalls and artifacts that are hard to see unless you're here a certain times of year. Has old street style architecture inside and the Chaozhu temporary exhibit is definitely worth a look in. Great way to spend some time before the light show.

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