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Hong Kong Maritime Museum

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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
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"interactive displays"
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"ship models"
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"couple of hours"
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"seafaring history"
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"on display"
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"early days"
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"lots of history"
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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

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I spent around two hours perusing the Maritime Museum in Central recently, and came away with a much better understanding of China's maritime activities through the ages. Descriptions are in English and Chinese, and there are a number of interactive displays aimed at children and...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We sort of fell upon this museum. What a great display for only a few dollars. Would highly recommend to anyone with a passing interest or more of things maritime.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Any one would be interested in this museum as the objects you find are as fascinating to day as they were 1500 years ago. The model ships are awesome, the skill that went into making them is out of this world. Add to that the...More

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

A wonderful insight into the maritime history of China and HK in particular . .it contains a rich coverage that most would be unaware of from the earliest times right up until the modern days. There are many interactive displays and sadly I can not...More

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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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