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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: 09:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Man Kwong Street | Central Ferry Pier No. 8, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Museum is centrally located. Takes about two hours to walk through. There's probably something for everyone-adults and children alike-. @ $30 for a regular ticket it is moderately priced.

Thank 187331Dan
Reviewed 28 March 2017

If it's raining or cold it's a lovely peaceful place to visit. So much information & history. Little boys & (big boys ) will love all of the boats on display. Toilets are clean. You can take photos inside.

Thank _mandsb1
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

A museum that start with the history of boating in China, then shipping in Hong Kong and finally shipping in general.

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We spent around two hours here in the museum, which offers some great views of the harbour. It offers a fascinating insight into the history, including the more recent political war surrounding land reclamation issues. Well worth the visit and very cheap as well.

Thank 114tonyw406
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I visited this museum by chance during my recent visit to HKG. I wish to take the star ferry and I found this museum. Luckily a guided tour was about to start. I was fully satisfied by the displays and the explanation given by a...More

Thank gehararigo
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Visited the museum on our visit to Hong Kong and thoroughly enjoyed the museum. It is very well laid out and the exhibits all have information to advise. We were lucky enough to have access to the ships simulator, which is usually closed on the...More

Thank Sheenagh-doherty
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had been to a number of museums in HK during our trip and had a bit of spare time while wandering the star ferry terminal at Central, so decided to go into the maritime museum. The museum was an eye-opener, did not realise the...More

1  Thank Mark&Rosa
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit with lots of interesting and educational exhibitions. Try loading containers onto a ship. It is more difficult than it looks. Interesting case study of the Rich Harvest incident off Drake Island.

Thank Rupert F
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Admission included in our Big Bus Tour & it was worthwhile spending time there. Excellent displays, views over the harbour & interactive models. Nice cafe as well.

Thank Meerburd
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This museum is sited in a mock-up of the old Star Ferry piers, very convenient for the ferry across the harbour. I always associate Maritime museums with just rows of models of ships, but this is much more interesting than that. There was an unusual...More

Thank Audrey S
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Fst85
Hello! what is the current entrance price ticket? is it far from the cbd? How long does this activity last? Thanks in advance!
28 September 2016|
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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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