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Sam Tung Uk Museum

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Old rural walled village that has been turned into a museum
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2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, China
Tsuen Wan
+852 2411 2001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am now visiting the Sam Tung Uk Museum once every year when I come to HK. This time, there was a very interesting temporary exhibit in the exhibition Hall at the back of the museum on the "intangible cultural heritage of Hong Kong". Very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take MTR to Tsuen Wan Station & walk a few minutes. The videos & displays of local history & culture are very educational & beautifully presented. I spent about 2 hrs in this small place & thoroughly enjoyed it. Walk by footbridge to Tsuen Wan...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank normakk
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Sam Tung Uk was once the residence of a prominant Hakka family. It is now a museum showcasing the life of the Hakka people as well as non-tangible Chinese heritage. The house is not very big but the exhibition is interesting enough for a short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Like many small museums in HK, there is no entry fee to visit this well-preserved museum, which has lots of little exhibits and artefacts in each old unit, covering now forgotten ways of life and traditions. There is also, possibly only temporarily, a large exhibition...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 29 January 2018

A small museum based on a real walled village, although much which had been lost had to be recreated to form the museum. It provides a glimpse of traditional Hong Kong village life, its house and furniture. There is also a display on traditional rice...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Andy C
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I discovered Sam Tung Uk Museum two years ago and have been going every time we visit Hong Kong. A restored part of an old fortified Hakka village, it features a few rooms with original furniture and household items, a restored central hall which formerly...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

If you are a serious history lover and keen to know more and more, you may visit the place else nothing interesting. So much renovation work was going on so few areas were closed.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank arorajianil
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It was a hot Oct Sunday afternoon and I was looking for a place to chill and away from crowd from China Golden week. The Sam Tung Uk museum serve its purpose well. Didnt know there were Hakka people in HK and I am glad...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ncw2
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A small quaint museum that is a short walk from the Tsuen Wan MTR station. It was once a fortified hakka village and as you enter, you will see the old houses which now serves as individual rooms for the exhibits. It is not as...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RowenaG476
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting especially if you love learning about other's culture and history. The musuem was once a Hakka clan’s fortified village that was originally built in 1786. It is very close to Tsuen Wan MTR station. Admission is free. There are many displays there worth...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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