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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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Man Kwong Street | Central Ferry Pier No. 8, Hong Kong, China
+852 3713 2500
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Maritime Museum is a great (reasonably little in size) museum which is easy to navigate and doesn't give you information overload. The floors are well spaced out and the exhibits are accompanied by informative background. The museum covers a lot of HK's maritime heritage...More

Thank HongKongFrenchie
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

It has loads of history in it. Visited the place with my kids. Was fantastic. My kids loved the info they got.

Thank travel s
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Advertised well though a bit hard to find stepping off the ferry. I loved the history and know most the items they had on display since I was a US Merchant Marine. I have been back four times and plan to visit again.

Thank Jeffrey Keegan W
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic museum for both adults and kids alike. Charts and documents the rise of the Asian merchants and military forces who operated out of Hong Kong from 200BC to present day. Lots of modern history exhibits and a wide variety of topics covered. Conveniently...More

Thank Brogan H
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I throughly enjoyed exploring this gem of a museum along the pier where the ferries come in. It is at Pier 8 or 9. The entrance free was 30 HK dollars ( less for kids and seniors). It had three floors. One has the history...More

Thank ana4sc
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Maritime Museum is housed in a modern building on four floors at Central Pier number 8, which is just along from the Star Ferry. It provides an insight to Hong Kong's seafaring history and there were some interesting paintings relating to maritime matters. There's...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The Museum is conveniently located close by the HK(Victoria Is) Star Ferry Terminus. Well laid out and good signage to explain the many maps, artifacts and ship models on display. If you're a history buff an hour or more visit will be a HK visit...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There's a lot of maritime history to HK and this museum gives a bit of an overview. I've seen better but if you've got some time to kill while waiting for the ferry, give it a go.

Thank Journo77
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Location of the museum is excellent (by the Harbour) and easily accessible. Entry fee at Hk$30 is affordable. There are 3 levels of exhibits. The first level is mainly devoted to maritime history with lots of exhibits and it's pretty dark in that level. The...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Located in the wing of the Central Pier , HKMM offers the visitors to experience and see the evolution of Marine trade and Maritime exploration in HK with its informative and vast collection of the models , ancient equipments , instruments, prototypes of Ships ,...More

Thank Ashwathram r
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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