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Hong Kong Museum of History

100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Tsim Sha Tsui
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Walkable from Tsim sha Tsui MTR station.Well planned and chronologically laid out exhibits that take you from early days through the Japanese occupation to present times. Lots of video clips and recreations of things and places that lend authenticity to the story. Good peek into...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

While it appeared that the museum was renovating the exhibits during my visit, my trip to the museum was still  interesting and informative.  (Admission was also free.). You start out by learning about the what the area of Hong Kong was like before humans settled...More

Thank zinear
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had been there when they have exhibition, quite busy but good to know more because we paid extra for that. Inside the museum they well managed. You can walk through step by step to check everything without confusing.

Thank Bluebee I
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent museum for those interested in history. All well displayed with logical progression throughout the building. Took it all in in a few hours. Signs in Chinese and English. Well worth a look.

Thank TheOracleofOz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good and fun place to learn about Hong Kong history since pre historical period and everything in relevant what to make Hong Kong a great country til the present time. Staff are nice, even some can't speak English well, they are willing to help you...More

Thank cateaway
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 3 hours in this lovely museum. The exhibits are set out in chronological order tracing the city's history from the Devonian period up to the modern day. Great use is made of film and life size modelling to bring the past alive....More

Thank TenerifeJacquie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum starts hole back in time before we know about HK and then follow up in time. They displays and the different exhibition is of high standard. Felt like back in time This museum is free and it is good to visit with the...More

Thank kmittag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the permanent exhibition "The Story of Hong Kong" and seeing as it was free didn't saw it as a prelude to the museum. However, not only was this exhibition large it was also well set out and hugely detailed. It was exactly what...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No other museum I visited has the almost complete source of its history from ancient to contemporary period. This museum is a must visit for historians, scholars and other academics; or those who are just interested with History. The museum neatly presents documentary and other...More

Thank 1512mhdelPilar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my daughter for about the 5th time. it is a great museum to go to if you wish to learn all about Hong Kong's history, from the Opium wars to the handover. Excellent day out.

Thank Dunsterville
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping
areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of
hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a
busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On
the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an
abundant number of high-end retail stores selling
designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity
with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also
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21 March 2017|
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Response from kent3919 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Hotel Icon, so we just walked over. Since you're staying near the airport, a cab ride would be around $200 HKD. Uber is available at very competitive rates and most with very clean vehicles and very... More
9 November 2016|
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Response from Anon | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The HK Museum of Art opposite the Peninsula Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is closed. But this is the HK Museum of History and Culture. It was fully open when I visited it ten days ago.
8 August 2016|
Response from yoyo y | Reviewed this property |
You can take the bus (A21) from the airport and get off at the 18th stop (Hong Kong Science Museum) which is just next to Hong Kong Museum of History. :)