Through exhibits of natural history, archeology, ethnology, and local history, Hong Kong Museum of History presents the historical and cultural heritage of this island. Established in 1975, the museum includes collections that date back to 1962, when the former city museum was founded. Eight permanent galleries tell Hong Kong's story, covering 400 million years of history through graphics, dioramas, text, and special audio and lighting effects. You'll embark on a journey through time, from Prehistoric Hong Kong to the modern metropolis. Exhibits focus on the dynasties, folk culture, opium wars, early days of the city, Japanese occupation, and return to China. Temporary exhibits related to the museum's theme change periodically. Use our Hong Kong attractions website to visit Hong Kong Museum of History on your trip to Hong Kong, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Hong Kong Museum of History reviews
I went two times. The first time I spend 7h inside the museum and I didn’t read all the the documents! We’re entering on the down of earth and leave in the after recession of Hong Kong. You must take.... more »
Fascinating museum, with a collection reflecting the complete history of this great city. It’s a big museum, and you should definitely devote a good couple of hours when exploring, I found the... more »
We went to see the banks the art show. It was a wonderful show there was so much of his artwork and a lot of hand written letters from Banks him himself. I would highly recommend getting tickets to go see the show while it’s still in town.
Super big and interesting museum! We really like it and spend a good time in there. Plus is located in a good area easy to get there.
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