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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
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 yesterday

An Superb window on the past of Hong Kong, the museum takes you back before man arrived on the scene to near present day. I have visited several times all ways learning something new there

1  Thank JohnGBradbury
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Free! They had me at free. Even though it is free this museum is an amazing history about the island of Hong Kong. It was more than just a visit, it was an experience. This is a definite visit if you are in Hong Kong....More

Thank Miicha04
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Normally I am the first out of Museums, but I was the last, a great mix of information, exhibition, film, and visually wonderful. Do go it's worth the visit

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are a first time visitor to Hong Kong, there are just so many things to do, eat, see, that you can afford to skip this museum if time is an issue.

1  Thank thedreamvacation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum shows the history of Hong Kong since the very beginning of time. Most interesting is the part from 2 World War til present. The part from the British leaving in 1997 is very impressing too. Free admission. You Can spend 1 - 2...More

Thank Lars Christine R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went one day was raining In hk if is raining or windy this place is ine of best choice Can see a lot of things and is cheap Can learn about history and is not boring as i was expecting

Thank CKYN N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum is a MUST see . It is totally awesome and will take a good half day to see all of it , unless you "run" through it, which I would not recommend. It will open your eyes to not only recent history ,...More

1  Thank walterofnewwest
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called for an hour, stayed 4 hours. Free museum and very interesting. Lots to see. And nice cafe, (though tea was a bit funny)

Thank 22judi333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Hong Kong for five days just to relax ourselves. But then we never visit any museum for our previous visit. We checked the weather and it was a rainy day so we decided to visit the museum which we would stay indoors...More

1  Thank kklMalacca
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place brings your back to the Qing dynasty with old photos, 40s' with B&W film and 70s' with colors. 300years+ for your 4 hours to see, how HongKong's transformation, from a sleepy fishing village to a mega metropolitan with concrete jungle, pigeon holes cookie...More

Thank John L
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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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