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Museums & Monuments

Hong Kong Science Museum
Over 500 exhibits including a 22 metre high twin tower energy machine and a DC3 airliner. The museum also covers technology, robotics, virtual reality and more. Closed Thursdays. 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.
Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum
Nine different galleries, a mock guard tower and two mock cells. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-17:00 at 45 Tung Tau Wan Road, Stanley, Hong Kong.
University Museum and Art Gallery
Regular exhibitions and permanent historical displays, within the University of Hong Kong. Monday to Saturday 09:00-18:00; Sunday 13:00-18:00. 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.
Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery
Locally constructed fireboat from the 1950s is available for display in order to educate the public about local rescue services tradition, as well as vessel-building. Monday and Wednesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. Quarry Bay Park, Hong Kong.
Kat Tin Wai Walled Village
Ancient preserved village from the Ming dynasty, constructed with traditional brickwork. Kam Tin, Yuen Long, New Territories.
Sam Tung Uk Museum
Ancient walled village featuring the living spaces and implements of the Hakka people. Guided tours available for schools and community groups. Monday and Wednesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Heritage Museum
Permanent exhibitions displaying the culture and history of the New Territories. Also a childrens dicovery gallery. Open every day except Tuesdays from 10:00-18:00 (17:00 on Sundays and public holidays). 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories.
Antiquities and Monuments Office
A full list of each of the official monuments in Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories (as declared by the government) is available on the website.
Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery
Museum detailing the history of the Tang Clan, as well as describing the monuments along the Ping Shan Heritage trail. Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00. Hang Tau Tsuen, Ping Shan, Yuen Long, New Territories.
Sheung Yiu Folk Museum
Restored ancient village in the Sai Kung Country Park, now available to walk around as a museum. Monday and Wednesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00. Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail, Sai Kung, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Film Archive
Organisation dedicated to the preservation of Hong Kongs films. Film screenings and tours available. 50 Lei King Road, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Art Museum
Chinese cultural heritage museum with a fine art and calligraphy collection. Open every day except Thursday from 10:00-18:00 at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.
Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum
Ancient tomb structure from the Han Dynasty. Open daily (except Thursdays) 10:00-18:00. 41 Tonkin Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon.
Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences
Museum tracing the history of medical science development in Hong Kong. Also compares traditional Chinese and Western medicine. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00-17:00 and Sundays from 13:00-17:00. 2 Caine Lane, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
Predominantly a space for working artists, the Visual Arts Centre often opens its doors to the public for lectures and exhibitions. Open daily (except Tuesdays 10:00-21:00. 7A Kennedy Road, Central, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Museum of Education
Public display of research into the history of education in Hong Kong. Monday to Sunday 10:00-17:00. Block D1, Podium Level, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories.
Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence
Museum documenting the history of the invasion of Hong Kong by Japan dring WWII as well as presenting the history of 600 years of coastal defence. Open from 10:00-17:00, closed Thursdays. At 175 Tung Hei Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong.
Law Uk Folk Museum
An old Hakka family home now functions as a museum to give insight into Hakka culture and tradition. Monday to Wednesday, Friday to Sunday 10:00-18:00. 14 Kut Shing Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong.
Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum
Exhibitions covering the life of the revolutionary Dr Sun with clothes and personal manuscripts on display. Open from 10:00-18:00 (until 19:00 on Sundays and public holidays). Closed Thursdays. 7 Castle Road, Central, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
The museum houses over 500 exhibits including paintings, ceramics and models of old and modern ships. Semi permanent and temporary exhibitions and educational events. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00 at Murray House, Stanley Plaza, Stanley, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Racing Museum
Museum tracing the history and success story of horseracing in Hong Kong. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-17:00 at 2/F Happy Valley Stand, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
An area of Kowloon devoted to the promotion of the arts. Programmes and event listings for museums and arts activities are available on the website.
Trick Eye Museum Hong Kong
Trick Eye Museum originated in South Korea and has now descended on Hong Kong at the Peak Galleria Mall. It has five different zones with more than 50 photo points that visitors can take photos. The 3D artworks in the museum are all created by Korean arti...
Hong Kong Museum of History
Museum showcasing Hong Kongs historical and cultural heritage. Natural history, ethnography, archaeology and local history collections. Open every day except Tuesdays 10:00-18:00 (17:00 on Sundays). 100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.
Hong Kong Railway Museum
Open air museum about local railway history, which includes displays of old train carriages and a steam locomotive. Open daily (except Tuesdays) 10:00-18:00. 13 Shung Tak Street, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, Hong Kong.
Police Museum
The history of the Hong Kong police force, with 5 different sections including the contents of a dismantled heroin factory. Tuesday 14:00-17:00; Wednesday to Sunday 09:00-17:00. 27 Coombe Road, The Peak, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Space Museum
Planetarium and space theatre with astronomy happy hours, fun science lab, competitions and lectures. Open Monday to Friday (closed Tuesday) 13:00-21:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-21:00. 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.
Tai Fu Tai Mansion
Traditional Chinese architecture from the Qing Dynasty. Open daily (except Tuesdays) 09:00-17:00. Wing Ping Tsuen, San Tin, Yuen Long, Hong Kong.
Tung Chung Fort
A declared monument in Hong Kong, this 19th century fort was once the naval headquarters of the Right Battalion of Dapeng. Open every day for visits except Tuesdays from 10:00-17:00. At Sheung Ling Pei Village, Tung Ching, Lantau Island.
Flagstaff House Museum of Teaware
Studies of tea ware and ancient sets are available to view. Open daily (except Tuesdays) 10:00-18:00. 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Public Museums
Online database with information about many of Hong Kongs museums, run by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
Art Museum Institute of Chinese Studies
The preservation and display of pre-modern and ancient Chinese artefacts. Monday to Sunday 10:00-17:00. Art Museum Institute of Chinese Studies,The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories.

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