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Hong Kong Museum of History

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100 Chatham Rd S, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Tsim Sha Tsui
+852 2724 9042
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Reviewed today

A fascinating and enlightening overview of Hong Kong's history, going back to pre-historic roots. We only got half way through it in 2-hours (and we are not ordinarily detailed museum visitors).

Thank Morris F
Reviewed yesterday

A great experience but make sure you have enough time to see it all.We spent over 5 hours and still did not see it all. (You can use your octopus card for free entry if you are over sixty)

Thank Ray P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great way to learn about the history and culture of Hong Kong. When you are there, its like you have been travelled back into the past.

Thank Shali M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great museum takes you through the History of Hong Kong step by step. I took my teenagers and they loved it. Lots of displays and information. The short videos are worth watching we all learnt a lot and really enjoyed the whole experience.

Thank deboraha410
Reviewed 5 days ago

Woke up to a monsoon, and did not want to go to a mall, so the museum it was. We must have gotten there when every school in Hong Kong arrived with all the students for a free tour. It was crowded, loud and busy....More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dear all Only recommend if you want to kill time and have a rest during hot summer as it’s air conditioning place. Apart from that. You won’t miss anything. Even google in the hotel while having a nice cup of coffee and get to know...More

Thank yuhongronniek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This large museum has lots going for it - plenty of large exhibits with the public allowed to interact with them. Starts with a history of the geology and formation of the Hong Kong environment, building through history to the modern day. Very informative, interactive...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this museum - the day we attended,entry was free! The exhibit is excellent illustrating the geo-cultural-political history of HK. Everything from the early inhabitants - the Maba Man, a genetic heridity to the EU Neanderthal to the Japanese occupation - all shown in...More

Thank tripper4ever_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I travel to new places I like to go to museums to find out the history. A lot of information and lovely displays. Bit crowded first time we went but revisited on a Sunday and no crowds and a joy to walk around .

Thank Islac1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Wednesday (museums are free on Wednesdays!). We were impressed - it was really fun and better than we had imagined it would be. They have really brought the history to life and the way it is brought to life is interesting...More

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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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mishmisha h
26 March 2018|
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Response from Niconhistravels | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Kowloon at the Hotel Icon, probably the best hotel I have ever stayed in. If you stay in Kowloon near the Harbour or a Metro stop its pretty convenient for everywhere.
Marg W
15 January 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
The museum have guided tours during the day that are free. We did one and it was very informative and better than reading the captions on the displays. You can get the details from their website.
Miang M
19 December 2017|
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Response from HKeater | Reviewed this property |
It's confusing a lot of people. The renovation is still at the planning stage. The museum is business as usual. It still closes Tuesdays though.