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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 2 days ago

Originally I thought Museum + History = boring. I was wrong. Surprisingly HK museum of history was much more fun than expected. OK, the beginning of cave men part was not super impressive. However, when it started the history of how HK is turned into...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fantastic experience, walking through history. Interactive, brilliant environment with dioramas, models and reconstructions of actual homes, shops, businesses etc. You could spend an hour or a day there. Read about & experience the long history of Hong Kong in a short time.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visoted this museum mainly to get out the rain bit in fact it was well worth visiting. It's both entertaining and informative on the country's past history. It's well laid put and was free entry. We have to pay a small extra for the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great museum and a great place to start your visit as it provides an excellent background to the city.

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used a taxi to get here as the MTR doesn't come close and it was incredibly hot and humid. Once here, though, the museum is a delight. It's free to get in and there are several floors with different exhibits. We had visited before...More

Thank Gill O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and clean place with AC. love all the history and even cafe. i had amazing time. Also kids can learn alot in the museum.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the easiest place to get to. It's about a 15 minute walk from the nearest MTR station. It is free to visit and expect to spend a couple of hours looking around. It has 8 different sections, from pre-historic to modern times, including the...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting museum and we learnt a lot about Hong Kong and its past. Its also child friendly. There are some good exhibits and something to interest all ages. Not to be missed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so glad I made time to visit the museum on my short trip to Hong Kong! It is an easy walk from the MTR station. The main exhibit is free and it took me three hours to walk through it all. The museum...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Covers a wealth of history from early Chinese settlement through and beyond the English period. Fascinating artefacts and stories, something for everyone. Spent the morning here, walked up from the Star ferry (about half an hour), can get closer on the MTR and is on...More

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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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.
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.