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Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences

2 Caine Lane, Hong Kong, China
852 2549 5123
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Beautiful old building with interesting history

We had a nice visit to this museum - it was tucked away in the hillside a bit but we found it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jake L
New York City, New York
Unusual museum

Very unusual museum, very interesting different types of exhibits. Worth a visit, be prepared for... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Melanie S
via mobile
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2 Caine Lane, Hong Kong, China
852 2549 5123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice visit to this museum - it was tucked away in the hillside a bit but we found it! Inside it contains interesting information about it's history and medical care in hong kong over the years, as well as the city (and...More

1  Thank Jake L
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Very unusual museum, very interesting different types of exhibits. Worth a visit, be prepared for inconsistent air conditioning and lots of stairs.

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Small museum with interesting tidbits about medicine in general and also in Hong Kong, particularly the plague. Information targeted towards people with little to no medical background so is good for all ages. The sections on Chinese medicine, particularly the apothecary type setup in the...More

2  Thank pjcot1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you in the area, stop by and visit. it is a small but interesting museum, especially the basement.

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's interesting but a little out of the main tourist areas. Lots of old and fascinating medical exhibits. The museum building and the surrounding area is rather historic.

Thank pianocello
Reviewed 8 October 2016

if you choose to walk to the museum, you may very well have to tackle a number of flights of steep stairs! The museum itself is a fine example of a colonial structure. The ground floor devotes a lot of room to an artist's works...More

1  Thank GoodWick65
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our whole family enjoyed this museum (before its temporary closure from mid Sept till early 2017 for renovation). Keep in mind that this might be a long way to come to this western part of Hong Kong Island for this small museum (formerly Old Pathological...More

5  Thank ckm818
Reviewed 1 September 2016

As a medical student, this museum seemed to be a must-see during a visit back to Hong Kong. The depth of knowledge is likely to be most interesting for secondary school students - giving a good amount of depth into infection control, the human body....More

1  Thank Rachelle E
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

It is a tiny but interesting museum, showing you the medical history of the old Hong Kong. There are less than 30 medical museums in the whole wide world and it is one of them. The building itself is also very nice

1  Thank Wai Keung Y
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This place is a little hard to find but is a lovely building set within a small apothecary garden which is itself worth a visit. The entrance fee is relatively expensive for HK. There is a short introductory film (which is not brilliant) and then...More

1  Thank sheepygold
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