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Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence

175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong, China
(852) 2569-1500
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Outstanding in every way.

A great day out, something for everyone from kids to seniors. You can get round it in a wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Simon M
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Great museum!

This museum combined with preserved elements of the original battery and out buildings is a great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mark F
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175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong, China
(852) 2569-1500
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great day out, something for everyone from kids to seniors. You can get round it in a wheelchair as easily as you can on foot, everything is accessible. Go by 207 bus from Central, MTR to Shau Kie Wan or do it on the...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum combined with preserved elements of the original battery and out buildings is a great showcase of the history of Hong Kong as well as the specific events that played out at the site in 1941. Two hours very well spent!

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Coastal Defence Museum today. I can say honestly that I didn't know anything about it. It was about a 20min walk from Shau Kei Wan MTR. It was clearly signposted and a pleasant walk. What a superb day out. Some military vehicles...More

Thank Clarefstone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best museum in Hong Kong with well preserved military facilities for the Pacific War. The exhibition is professionally arranged with many interesting information. The walk around the facility is a route for the family. A pity the shop is a bit tacky,...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is out of the way, and a 15 minute walk from the nearest MTR station. There are big signs along the way so it is not hard to find, but on a hot day it still can be a bit of a long...More

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well done, very enjoyable history tour, set out well covering the history of Hong Kong defence from early days. Sadly due to thunderstorm warnings, much of the outdoor section was closed. The emplacements I did see were interesting, however a little bit of gardening...More

Thank Trouter1
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Please be aware this museum is closed on Thursdays which as Murphy's Law would have it is the day we chose to visit. Unlike me, you should check the museum website for details BEFORE traveling to this museum. As I didn't see anything other than...More

2  Thank jandtn
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A must see place to visit to discover the military history of Hong Kong, housed in the 100 year old Lei Mun Fort constructed by the British it overlooks the sea and covers 600 years of Hong Kong coastal defense. History covered at the museum...More

1  Thank KMKHampshire_UK
Reviewed 31 May 2017

For anyone wanting to learn more about the history of Hong Kong, especially in relation to its maritime links, you should try to visit this excellent museum. Housed in the military structure which has been superbly modified and added to, the museum gives a chronological...More

Thank graeme54-11
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I was there for family visit. My uncle and fams lived near the museum area. Only 1 stop from Heng Fa Chuen apartment. There are no fee to enter the museum. All display well maintained and well preserved. There were also mini studio that will...More

Thank Natalia H
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Natalia H
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Response from 602Tony | Reviewed this property |
The Museum has free entry. Consult the Museum if you require a special tour; there are guides to give casual assistance if required. The Museum is well worth the visit.