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Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Man Kwong Street | Central Ferry Pier No. 8, Hong Kong, China
+852 3713 2500
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The Hong Kong Maritime Museum (HKMM), opened at Murray House in Stanley in 2005, is a vibrant, cultural institution dedicated to preserving, collecting and displaying objects that tell the story about trade and maritime in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta. Since 2013, the Museum has been relocated to the picturesque Victoria Harbour at Central Pier No. 8. An independent, non-profit registered charity, HKMM is supported by the shipping industry, the business community, private individuals and the Hong Kong SAR Government. HKMM houses 15 galleries including a venue space for special exhibitions and events, a resource centre, a roof-top social enterprise café, and a gift shop. HKMM promotes Hong Kong, China and Asia's maritime history and heritage as well as the vital role that ships and the sea play in our past, present and future. It also offers visitors a variety of public programmes including guided tours, workshops, public talks, and school, community and family activities.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Man Kwong Street | Central Ferry Pier No. 8, Hong Kong, China
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+852 3713 2500
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss the ships bridge simulator when they get a young visitor to steer the ship and ramp up the weather to a cyclone - so funny but also very interesting. Great exhibits, very well presented. Top class displays, some of great historical value and...More

Thank rickinqld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i was so glad i decided to check out this unassuming structure right next to the star ferry on the island side. fascinating and highly educational to me. check out its website to see if this museum is your cup of tea too!

Thank Mimi Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really worth a trip if you have any interest in boats and their place in history. China was historically a very strong maritime nation, though the design of Chinese boats is strikingly different from European boats. Some interesting history of the first factories in the...More

Thank summers_tim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sorry to say, but museums in Hong Kong are generally not very good, they're small and static, with limited interaction. And this is unfortunately not one of the better ones either. Sure, there are some well made ship models that might be interesting to...More

Thank JMJohnsson
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This place charges HK$30 per head and consider the fact it is a non-government operate museum and the content, I would say it is worth going. It will be a fun activity for adults and kids. It has exhibits relating to marine history, sea trade,...More

1  Thank Miranda MW C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Some good displays and everything in English, charts Hong Kong maritime history from the earliest recorded history to the present. Fairly interesting but hardly mind blowing, you could see it all in a little over an hour. On the plus side it’s only HK$30 to...More

2  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Interesting little museum and not too expensive. Good if interested in maritime matters and a little history. Why do they have to be so dark though?

1  Thank ColinTPenn
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the museum,we paid 30hkd to get which was not bad for the price,there are three different levels, each level contains a different exhibition,the first level is about Chinese trade from when it first started to the present day,and about the sea pirates,very...More

2  Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I've been to a few Maritime Museums and this one was the most disappointing. Has some interesting stuff but seems small given how important Hong Kong is for shipping and commercial trade via the waters. It does have some nice views of the Harbour though,...More

1  Thank Canuck_CJ
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The museum had an exhibition 'On Sharks and Humanity' when i visited, so was full of additional contemporary art and information about the worlds Shark Trade. The Museum is one of a few places on the piers which allows unobstructed viewing access across HK harbour,...More

1  Thank Interail2014
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Fst85
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Response from LeeYip | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The price is HK$30 for Adults, HK$15 for seniors/students, children and disabled (aged 60 and above, with valid ID, under 18, and accompanied by a carer). It takes about 2 hours to complete if you really want to... More
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