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Hong Kong Museum of History

100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
852-27249042
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100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Tsim Sha Tsui
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here on our last morning to kill time but we could have spent so much longer! We went on a Saturday and did not pay for entry but we did buy tickets to the silk road exhibit which was amazing. The prehistoric section...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic museum (free on Wednesdays) with really interesting exhibitions on the history of Hong Kong. I would recommend at least 2 hours here as it is a very large museum (7000 m2)

Thank shankdubs
Reviewed 5 days ago

The current History Exhibition of Hong Kong is something to visit and see. The Museum was very interesting and easily accessible from the TST station.

Thank MJKooLio
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a really great museum. I only had a few hours to see it and wish I had allowed more time so I could have been able to read everything and spend more time at each exhibit. This museum has really good displays I...More

Thank Warren1965
Reviewed 6 days ago

Like a James Michener novel, it starts with the geology. Not for everyone, but it worked for me, since the setting of Hong Kong is stunning. This is a good place to spend a couple of hours learning about the history of Hong Kong, from...More

Thank MkTrekker
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're travelling to Hong Kong you presumably know a little bit already, but this museum really allows you to understand and appreciate the intricate and at times tragic history of Hong Kong and the Chinese people who have developed it. The 'Story of Hong...More

Thank Paige K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best museum about hongkong. if you are in hongkong lets visit it. you will see the beauty of hongkong

Thank Paras_Saini
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see attraction for those interested in the history of Hong Kong, from the Paleolithic until today. The exhibition is modern, well presented and always made interesting to the visitor.

Thank XSV81
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best historical/cultural museums I've visited. Gives a good history of Hong Kong so you can appreciate what a unique city this is.

Thank Phyllis2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Hong Kong Museum of History which is fantastic. Beautiful and spacious. We were totally engaged with the abundance of information, from art to everyday life, interesting history of this city.

Thank jenniferdeann
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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping
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hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a
busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On
the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an
abundant number of high-end retail stores selling
designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity
with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also
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Marg W
15 January 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
The museum have guided tours during the day that are free. We did one and it was very informative and better than reading the captions on the displays. You can get the details from their website.
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Miang M
19 December 2017|
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Response from HKeater | Reviewed this property |
It's confusing a lot of people. The renovation is still at the planning stage. The museum is business as usual. It still closes Tuesdays though.
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Just_J0an
21 March 2017|
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Response from kent3919 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Hotel Icon, so we just walked over. Since you're staying near the airport, a cab ride would be around $200 HKD. Uber is available at very competitive rates and most with very clean vehicles and very... More
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