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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
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You can start with prehistoric Hong Kong, or cut straight to the British and the Opium Wars, and work your way through to WW2 and the handback to China. Good displays of the various cultural and language groups of the region. At January 2019, a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is is a fabulous museum. If you havent the time to sightsee or can only visit one place in while in Hong Kong this is the place. It is comprehensive, well laid out, and has amazing exhibits spanning prehistoric Hong Kong through modern day....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth to stop by this museum if it is your first time to visit Hong Kong. They do a great job to illustrate and explain the Chinese history in Hong Kong, cultural customs, and have many illustrations and objects to depict the explanations....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great, complete and extremely informative museum - whilst staying fun and not boring! Each floor has a layout of Hong Kong at a different age, from prehistoric times through to modern day, including early settlers, different tribes, the opium wars, capture and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Menachem A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is very good. It would have been even better - but unfortunately I went on the morning when it seemed every primary school in Hong Kong were doing a school visit. That made the place packed (albeit with young children) and very noisy....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank george t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Allow your self plenty of time to get the most out of your visit. All signs are in Chinese and English. You can get an audio headset but we found it very easy to get around without it. Lots of short videos playing in areas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Debra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Covers 400 million years of China history. Really interesting displays that cover all aspects of the countries history and people. Comfortable shoes a must as this is a very big museum. Easy to find. Be sure to buy the audio tour as it really adds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 759frankp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a perfect museum, it covers all the history of HK, from prehistoric era, to before WWII and post war years. There are many different expositions, impressive reconstructions (there is a boat dweller, different old stores, an entire wagon and rooms of a house...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids can enjoy learning and entertainment for free For all ages it is like big since lab That you can try and feel the since The 3rd floor for toddlers You should not miss it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank salhamo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place that you can learn about the past The way of every day living in the old times ,history,culture,ecosystem This museum combines everything It is not that big to take you hours Or get tired A museum,that everyone who is not from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
25 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.
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.