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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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... more »
This is a large, free museum with huge dioramas showing various slices of Hong Kong culture, including boat dwellers, Hakka, etc. There is a large section about prehistoric Hong Kong which I regard..... more »
We went to see the banks the art show. It was a wonderful show there was so much of his artwork and a lot of hand written letters from Banks him himself. I would highly recommend getting tickets to go see the show while it’s still in town.
Super big and interesting museum! We really like it and spend a good time in there. Plus is located in a good area easy to get there.
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