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Hong Kong Museum of History

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100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed today via mobile

Annivesary celebrations, free visits to the 3 exhibits. Nice layouts, could do better to liven up though. A pleasant experience nevertheless.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 22vincet
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like to see history or museum, it’s a good choice to visit the Hong Kong Story of Hong Kong museum of history. Free entry and the displays are fantastic. You can see the history, customs and culture of Hong Kong. There are 2...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tracypun
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are two HK cable car rides I am familiar with in Hong Kong. One is Ngong Ping 360 on Lantau Island. The other is at Aberdeen on Hong Kong Island leading to Ocean Park. The Ocean Park ride is magnificent with great ocean views....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In my 40 years of traveling i have visited so many museums so these days i don't bother too much, but i am glad that we visited this particular museum. The museum has 8 different sections, each for a different time period, up to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to experience Hong Kong's History. You could just feel the rich contents piling up over here . Wonderful place where history is kept at its finest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RyusukeKawa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This free museum has life-sized exhibits. You walk in and are led through Hong Kong's history in order. It's a really accessible and well assembled museum. You could easily spend the whole day there. I planned for an hour, but could have done with so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TheBoagey
Reviewed 1 week ago

well organised and good artifacts, on the day i visited it was free entry and and had also exhibits of "glided glory" which was related to Chinese wooden crafting

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rohit8585
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum gives you a very good understanding of their history. On the day we went there were a lot of school children, so if you can get there as early as possible you may avoid some of the queues at the exhibitions. Also, good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carolyne697
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is amazing, it charts the history of Hong Kong from the dawn of evolution the present day. I visited on a Wednesday and was told it was free, so had a very pleasant free afternoon, wandering around the exhibits, soaking up the history,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CathR309
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into the history of HK, this place provides an in depth look. I will go back to learn more. You should allow at least two hours to be able to enjoy all the exhibits and films.

Date of experience: November 2018
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mishmisha h
26 March 2018|
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Response from Niconhistravels | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Kowloon at the Hotel Icon, probably the best hotel I have ever stayed in. If you stay in Kowloon near the Harbour or a Metro stop its pretty convenient for everywhere.
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774margw
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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