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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
Tsim Sha Tsui
+852 2724 9042
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Reviewed today via mobile

This large museum has lots going for it - plenty of large exhibits with the public allowed to interact with them. Starts with a history of the geology and formation of the Hong Kong environment, building through history to the modern day. Very informative, interactive...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommend this museum - the day we attended,entry was free! The exhibit is excellent illustrating the geo-cultural-political history of HK. Everything from the early inhabitants - the Maba Man, a genetic heridity to the EU Neanderthal to the Japanese occupation - all shown in...More

Thank tripper4ever_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whenever I travel to new places I like to go to museums to find out the history. A lot of information and lovely displays. Bit crowded first time we went but revisited on a Sunday and no crowds and a joy to walk around .

Thank Islac1958
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday (museums are free on Wednesdays!). We were impressed - it was really fun and better than we had imagined it would be. They have really brought the history to life and the way it is brought to life is interesting...More

Thank Nicnacnoodles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually a surprisingly good museum with engaging exhibits. As an archaeologist, I appreciated the effort they have put into their exhibits. I wanted to learn more about the history of HK, and the anthropology / ethnography side of things was a bonus. It's also free,...More

Thank Rebecca J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday morning and spent 3 hours in the museum listening to the audio guide and wandering through the exhibits. It was fairly well set out generally although there was a bit of confusion in some areas as to which direction to...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a Sunday in Hong Kong so chose to spend the morning at the museum. I chose to get the audio guide for HK$10 but didn't actually listen to it much as the descriptions provided on the items was very informative. I was disappointed...More

Thank theshiatsustudio
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to start your visit to Hong Kong. It provides a history from the beginning of time. How the land developed, earliest settlers, how trade developed to present day. The exhibits are really well done. The movies are in English and...More

Thank DSPT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday and were delighted to find free admission. The Story of Hong Kong was quite well done, and got consistently better as the exhibit went along (started with geology, which I find boring, but that quickly moved to human history). Exhibits...More

Thank EC13091
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the museum today. Loved it. It is well done with a series of displays showcasing the history of Hong King from 100,000,000 years in the past. Amazing! Also, it’s free on Wednesdays. This is great but just know there will be lots of...More

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping
areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of
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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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.
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.
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.