Museums and exhibition halls of Hong Kong
In Hong Kong there are museums for every taste and color – any will find something interesting for yourself. Someone will be delighted with the museum of wax figures Madame Tussao at the peak of Victoria, and someone souls the Scientific Museum, special lovers and connoisseurs will appreciate the Museum of Horp Sneakers or Museum of Medicine. We have already talked about, How to save in Hong Kong on the campaigns in the museum, while almost nothing spoke about themselves. Today it came to correct this fact and make a small guide to the Hong Kong museums, in which to tell their story how much entrance tickets cost and, of course, that you can see.
Madame Tussao Museum in Hong Kong
One of the most popular Museums of Hong Kong, primarily due to its location – after all, a rare tourist will refuse himself the pleasure of climbing Peak Victoria, To admire the most popular view of Hong Kong. How easy it is to guess, in the museum of wax figures Madame Tussao in Hong Kong you can see sculptures of figures from around the world. We wrote in detail about Museum Madame Tussao in Amsterdam, So, the Hong Kong Museum is almost never losing his older Dutch brother.
Peak Victoria, Gallery "Peak Tower"
10: 00-22: 00, daily without lunch and weekends
245 HKD or $ 32 without discounts and accounting combo tickets
Hong Kong Museum of Art
Are you familiar with the culture of Hong Kong? If not, you will definitely have to visit this museum – 16,000 exhibits will tell you about Hong Kong painting, calligraphy, history and art. All sorts of paintings of local artists, porcelain, sculptures.
And in the museum are presented as ancient art objects and exhibitions of modern authors are held.
Tsim Sha Tsui district, Kowloon, near Alley Stars in Hong Kong
Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 to 18:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 to 19:00. Thursday – day off
10 HKD or $ 1.3, there is a museum map and free entries
Museum of Science in Hong Kong
The Scientific Museum of Hong Kong is one of the best museums where we had a chance to visit. Four floors of all sorts of exhibits that tell in detail about physical phenomena, transportation, safety of ecology and even the structure of a person. All these exhibits can be touched by hand, press buttons on them, knock, watch. In general, the pleasure will receive both children and parents. If you have the opportunity to go only into one museum, it should be a museum of science in Hong Kong. We already wrote in detail about this amazing place, so we will not repeat.
EAST TSIM SHA TSUI Station Metro Station or Hung Hom Station Station (D1 Output)
Daily, except Thursday from 10:00 to 19:00, on Saturday and Sunday – until 21:00
Adult ticket 25 HKD (a little more than $ 3), while on Wednesdays Entrance to the museum is free, and on the other days, a museum map of Hong Kong can be used for a preferential passage
Museum of optical illusions in Hong Kong
Another interactive Museum of Hong Kong is dedicated to an optical illusion, in the English version it is called Trick Eye Museum Hong Kong or 3D-paintings and sculptures museum. Such a museum a few years ago appeared in Moscow, so the metropolitan residents could already fully appreciate what kind of illusion. For Hong Kong, this museum is very young – it opened only in December 2014 for visitors, but already became one of the most popular in the city. Like Madame Tussao Museum, in many ways its popularity is due to a good location.
Gallery Pick Victoria (3 Floor)
10:00 to 22:00, weekends and lunch
150 HKD ($ 19.35) for adults, 100 HKD ($ 13) for children from 3 to 12 years old, children under 3 years old. If Buy tickets online, then you can save 10%
Another 3D museum is located on the Cowloon Peninsula. Like the previous one, the main idea of the museum is an illusion, visitors as if become part of the picture. Unlike the museum at the peak, there are much less visitors here, but also paintings for most more for Asian people – Europeans cannot fully appreciate them, since not quite in the subject. &# 128578;
Metro East Tsim Sha Tsui Station (P2 Output)
10: 00-22: 00 every day
149 HKD ($ 19), 100 HKD ($ 13) for children from 3 to 12 years old, children under 3 years old
Museum of Cosmos
The Hong Kong Museum of Cosmos is a huge exhibition hall dedicated to the development of space and everything connected with space and stars. In addition to exposure, a large planetarium is placed in the Space Museum. This is one of the oldest and famous city museums. Building construction began in 1977, and in October 1980, the museum opened its doors for the first visitors.
Surprisingly, after visiting this museum, most tourists have the impression that neither the USSR, nor the United States have a particular relation to the development of outer space, all this is extremely merit of China. As in the Hong Kong Scientific Museum, there are quite a few interactive exhibits here who will enjoy all.
Tsim Sha Tsui district, Kowloon, near Alley Stars in Hong Kong
Daily, except Tuesday from 13:00 to 21:00, on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 21:00
Entrance to the exhibition hall 10 HKD ($ 1.29), children under 4 years old. Ticket to Planetarium 24 HKD ($ 3), children under 3 years old are not allowed. The museum map is valid.
Hong Kong History Museum and his branches
It is believed that the Hong Kong History Museum is one of the most interesting. It describes in detail about the history of the region from ancient times to modern times. Especially interesting is the exposition dedicated to British Hong Kong. Square Museum of more than 17,500 kV.M., Therefore, you can spend here all day and still do not have time to inspect all the exhibits. In addition to the constant exposition, the museum is often theatic exhibitions, and they are usually very detailed and in advance On the site of the museum.
EAST TSIM SHA TSUI STATION METRO STATION or HUNG HOM STATION station (D1 output)
Monday, Wednesday-Friday – 10: 00-18: 00, Saturday-Sunday – until 19:00, closed on Tuesday
10 HKD ($ 1.3), the museum card is valid, free on Wednesdays
Historic Museum of Hong Kong In addition to the main exhibition, there are five more branches, each of which is a separate large museum.
Museum of Coast Guard
On the Eastern Coast of the Island of Hong Kong in the ancient Forte, there is a museum dedicated to the history of the protection of water bodies of the country. In general, moving from the hall to the hall can be traced all the main milestones in Hong Kong’s history, the exposition dedicated to British Hong Kong is especially well represented. We told in detail about this museum in a separate Big article.
Metro SHAU KEI WAN (EXIT B2) Then walk to the Fort Lei Yue Mun
Daily, except Thursday from 10:00 to 18:00 in the summer (in the winter until 17:00)
10 HKD ($ 1.3), the Museum Map of Hong Kong is valid
Exhibition Hall at the Alexander Grantham Fire
The Alexander Grantham fire ship was commissioned in 1953 and served faithfully until 2002. After sending to eternal peace, the ship was bought by the Hong Kong historical museum and the museum dedicated to the firefighter appeared on his board. Here you can see unique exhibits associated with Hong Kong rescue services.
Metro Tai Koo Station (D1 output)
Daily, except Tuesday from 10:00 to 18:00
Museum at the Tomb of Laychenukhond (Lei Cheng UK Han Tomb)
In 1955, the tomb of Laichenkhon was opened in the landscaping of the city, the tomb itself is closed to visit, but the exhibition hall is opened next to her, which tells about its history. Here you can see photos, historical documents and other artifacts related.
Cheung Sha Wan Station Metro (A3 Exit)
Daily, except Thursday from 10:00 to 18:00
Museum of Folk Creativity Law UK
Museum of Luok appeared on the site of the former village of Hakk, and the main exhibit is considered the house. This is the only preserved house Hakka, built in the XVIII century. The atmosphere of the house is recreated with special care. Fans of Chinese culture and history will be pleasantly surprised and will enjoy visiting this small museum.
Metro Chai Wan Station (Output B)
Daily, except Tuesday, from 10:00 to 18:00
Museum of Dr. Sun Yatsen
This is not the most popular Museum of Hong Kong, but we are with our love for Taiwan Island, could not pass by him. The museum is dedicated to the world famous revolutionary who played a serious role not only in the history of the Republic of China, but also in total mainland China. By the way, this is not the first museum of Sun Yatsen, in which we visited. We have already written about Plum house in Taipei, And, of course, in detail told About the house of the revolutionary in Hong Kong.
Metro Central (output d1 or d2), and then according to the famous street escalator MID-LEVELS
Pondnik-Wednesday, Friday 10: 00-18: 00, Saturday-Sunday 10: 00-19: 00
10 HKD ($ 1.3), free entry on Wednesdays, as well as November 12 and March 12, the museum map is valid
Museum of Cultural Heritage and His branches
The Hong Kong Museum of Cultural Heritage was established in 2000 with the aim of promoting Hong Kong culture. Specializes in the designer, photographs and other objects of intangible heritage, the attention of the famous Cantonese opera is particularly given. Bruce Lee lovers will be pleasantly surprised, because a separate exhibition in which more than 600 unique exhibits is devoted to this famous Hong Kong actor and director.
CHE KUNG TEMPLE STATION metro station
Monday, Wednesday-Friday from 10:00 to 18:00, Saturday-Sunday until 19:00
10 HKD ($ 1.3), on Wednesdays. Login is free, the museum map is valid.
This museum also has a number of branches, each of which is a separate museum.
Railway Museum of Hong Kong
It would seem that a rather unexpected Museum for Hong Kong, but at the same time the history of the country’s railway has a rich history. The Museum of Railway Transport is located in the former station station of Tai-by Market, built in 1913. And the museum is no longer young – he was open 30 years ago, in 1985. The whole history of Hong Kong railways is presented here, in the framework of the exposition, old locomotives and wagons are presented, in addition to the old rolling stock, you can also see the models of a modern subway.
Tai Po Market Station Metro (A2 Output)
Monday, Wednesday Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00
SAMTUNGUK MUSEUM (SAM TUNG UK)
Samtunong in his own way a unique museum, before his place was the fortress of the ancient dynasty of the Hakk people. The construction of the fortress began in the distant 1786, afterwards several dozen houses increased around it, and now the museum is located in which anyone can see how the typical village of Hakk people lived almost 200 years ago.
Tsuen Wan Metro Station (B2 or B3 Output)
Monday, Wednesday-Sunday 10: 00-18: 00
People’s Museum Sheng Yu (Sheung Yiu Folk Museum)
Shengu Yu Another Hakka National Village, it appeared about 150 years ago. Thanks to the skill of local craftsmen, burn lime in the furnace, the village rather quickly became prosperous, as the lime was used in construction.
After the appearance of Cement Sheng, it came into decline, and in 1968 and was completely abandoned at all. In 1983, 6 houses were restored and a museum was opened on them, in which you can see various agricultural items used, which used a half century ago, as well as dishes, musical instruments and other exhibits.
From Wu Kai Sha Station Metro Station about 15 km on a taxi or bus to Sheung Yiu Station bus stop, and then about 15 minutes on foot
Monday, Sunday Wednesday 10: 00-18: 00, in winter until 17:00
Museum of Racing in Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, quite a lot of specialized museums dedicated to some narrow topics, and one of these museums is a riding museum located in the Hong Kong hippodrome. In a rather small room, a large exposition is located, which tells in detail about the history of the races in Hong Kong, what is the Jockey Club and why it is still prestigious in it. We have already written in detail about this museum here.
Causeway Bay subway (yield a)
Daily, except Monday from 12:00 to 19:00, and on days of download only from 12:00 to 21:00
Museum of Police
Another specialized narrow-plated museum was located away from civilization. You can get into it, if you go through the "footprint" in Wan Chai district Or if you go down on foot from Victoria’s peak towards Central or Wan Chai. How easy it is to guess from the name, the museum is dedicated to the police and everything is connected with it. Hong Kong Police Stories is more than 100 years old, and for their many years of history, with whom they just did not fought: both pirates, and revolutionaries, and drug dealers, and pimps, and world-famous criminal groups. The Museum of Police contains historical documents, photos, there is a collection of outfitting and weapons.
27 Coombe Road, The Peak, Hong Kong (bus 15 from Exchange Square to Peak Victoria, Stop Wan Chai Gap Road)
Wednesday Sunday 9: 00-17: 00, Tuesday 14: 00-17: 00, closed on Thursday and Monday
Museum of Medical Sciences
If we started specialized museums, it is impossible not to mention the Museum dedicated to medicine in Hong Kong. It is located in the building of the former bacteriological institution, built in 1906. It was the first special laboratory specially built in Hong Kong. Of course, such a landmark entity played a huge role in the formation of Medicine Hong Kong. The museum’s exposition is located on an area of more than 1000 square meters and tells in detail about the history of the country from a medical point of view. Of course we were in this museum, and we even have about it article. &# 128578;
From Central Metro Station on Mid-Levels Escalators for 10 minutes
Tuesday-Saturday 10: 00-17: 00, Sunday 13: 00-17: 00, weekend – Monday
Tea Cookware Museum in the City Park
A specialized museum can be called the Museum of Tea Cookware in the Hong Kong City Park. This unusual museum is located in the famous house with a flagpole. Here are rare samples of tea dishes, rare tea varieties and other exhibits, one way or another related to tea.
Unfortunately, in this museum it is forbidden to take pictures that the big rarity for Hong Kong (we encountered it only here and in the Sun Yatsen Museum). Therefore, you just have to believe us on the word that in this museum it is worth visiting.
Daily, except Tuesday from 10:00 to 18:00
Exhibition Gallery at PEAK Tram Lower Station
Another small museum is located on the bottom station of the famous Peak Tram. It contains exhibits that tell in detail about the history of the construction of Hong Kong funicular. The museum is completely small and all who are going to climb on the peak Victoria on the tram. Of course, most do not even pay attention to the exhibits exhibited in the shop window, and meanwhile, there is something to see: documentation, old cars and much more.
PEAK Tram Lower Station
07: 00-00: 00 without days off
Free for tram tickets
Maritime Museum of Hong Kong
The Maritime Museum is located on the main pier of Hong Kong Islands, although most guidebooks will send you to Stanley District to Murray House. The fact is that until 2013, he really was in one of the most calm areas of Hong Kong, but everything changes and here exactly the case. The only thing that remains unchanged, the Maritime Museum of Hong Kong still tells about the history of the country of the country, visitors can see unique exhibits and archival documents.
Central Pier Hong Kong (Metro Central Output A1)
Monday-Friday 9: 30-17: 30, Saturday-Sunday 10: 00-19: 00
30 HKD ($ 3.9), until September 4, 2015 Special Section 15 HKD
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These are only the most popular Museums of Hong Kong, and the list can be continued for a very long time. The fact is that all sorts of exhibitions take place here every month. For example, in one of the trips we managed to get to the exhibition of the Tsarsko Selo Museum, which was in Hong Kong "with tour".
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There are completely unusual museums – for example, a museum at a Hong Kong prison, as well as an art museum at Hong Kong University, Museum on June 2, Museum of Money, Museum of Toys and Many others. In general, the museum life of the country is very diverse, you can walk on museums and exhibitions for a long time and exciting. We visited only the small part of the Museums of Hong Kong, but will definitely continue this case during the following visits.