Hong Kong Museum of History, Hong Kong

4.6
Through exhibits of natural history, archeology, ethnology, and local history, Hong Kong Museum of History presents the historical and cultural heritage of this island. Established in 1975, the museum includes collections that date back to 1962, when the former city museum was founded. Eight permanent galleries tell Hong Kong's story, covering 400 million years of history through graphics, dioramas, text, and special audio and lighting effects. You'll embark on a journey through time, from Prehistoric Hong Kong to the modern metropolis. Exhibits focus on the dynasties, folk culture, opium wars, early days of the city, Japanese occupation, and return to China. Temporary exhibits related to the museum's theme change periodically. Use our Hong Kong attractions website to visit Hong Kong Museum of History on your trip to Hong Kong, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Calm, boring, lack of history in the lack of good, not to attract the inlet cheap, but still not built, too interesting, not history, is the
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  • Set aside at least 2 hours to appreciate this awesome museum. Exhibits are beautifully and lovingly created. Wonderfully gift. A true gem in Tsim Sha Tsui East. Incredible that it is free to boot. Wel...  more »
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  • I've visited the Hong Kong Museum of history and I really liked this museum! It guided you from Hong Kong's ancient history all the way to modern times. Great place to visit to learn about Hong Kong's culture and history. The exhibits are thorough and well arranged, and you could easily spend hours here. And special thing is that It's free!
  • Love visiting the free 'Hong Kong Story' exhibit. There's 3 floors. I would highly recommend. It goes from the geographical forming of the country, to the cave men times through to the emperor rulings and the different types of Chinese clans who settled in Hong Kong, to the Opium war and Japanese occupation to current day Hong Kong.
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