Top 27 Museums in Hong Kong

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Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Hong Kong, Asia’s world city, offers travel junkies a vibrant east-meet-west environment brimming with a unique living culture.

It possesses an exciting duality, the vitality of a modern city enhanced by a traditional society’s historical richness and colour, making this an incredible destination that’s sure to amaze any travel junkie.

“Real museums are places where Time is transformed into Space.” – Orhan Pamuk

Whether you are interested in Chinese art, culture, modern history or science, Hong Kong’s many museums offer year round world-class exhibitions that are sure to entice.

So, here are top 27 museums in Hong Kong:

01. Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware
Hong Kong Park, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong Island | 10am – 6pm MOday and Wednesday to Sunday; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | hk.art.museum.

02. Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery
Quarry Bay Park, Hong KOng Island | 10am – 6pm MOnday and Wednesday to Sunday | lcsd.gov.hk.

03. Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum
45 Tung Tau Wan Road, Stanley, Hong Kong Island | 10am – 5pm Tuesday to Sunday | csd.gov.hk.

04. Hong Kong Film Archive
50 Lei King Road, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong Island | Main foyer and exhibition hall: 10am – 8pm. Box office: noon – 8pm. Resource centre: 10am – 7pm Monday and Wednesday to Friday; 10am – 5pm saturday; 1pm – 5pm Sunday and public holiday | lcsd.gov.hk.

05. Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence
175 Tung Hei Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong Island | 10am – 6pm (March – September), 10am – 5pm (October – February) Friday to Wednesday | hk.coastaldefence.museum.

06. Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences
2 Caine Lane, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong Island | 10am 5pm Tuesday to Saturday; 1pm – 5pm Sunday and public holidays | hkmms.org.hk.

07. City Gallery
City Gallery, City Hall Annex, 3 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong Island | 10am – 6pm Wednesday to MOnday and public holidays | citygallery.gov.hk.

08. Hong Kong Racing Museum
2/F, Happy Valley Stand, Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island | 10am – 5pm Tuesday to Sunday; 10am – 7.30pm on night racing days | entertainment.hkjc.com.

09. Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
Hong Kong Park, 7A Kennedy Road, Central, Hong Kong Island | 10am – 9pm Wednesday to Monday | lcsd.gov.hk.

10. Law Uk Folk Museum
14 Kut Shing Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong Island | 10am – 6pm Friday to Wednesday and public holidays | lcsd.gov.hk.

11. Police Museum
27 Coombe Road, The Peak, Hong Kong Island | 2pm – 5pm Tuesday; 9am – 5 pm Wednesday to Sunday | police.gov.hk.

12. University Museum & Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong
T.T. Tsui Building, the University of Hong Kong, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Island | 9.30am – 6pm MOnday to Saturday; 1pm – 6pm Sundays | hkumag.hku.hk.

13. Hong Kong Maritime Museum
Central Pier No 8, Central, Hong Kong Island | 9.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday; 10am – 7pm Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays | hkmaritimemuseum.org.

14. Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum
7 Castle Road, Central District, Hong Kong Island | 10am -6pm MOnday to Wednesday and Friday; 10am – 7pm Saturday, Sundays and public holidays; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | hk.drsunyatsen.museum.

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15. Hong Kong Housing Authority Exhibition Centre
4/F, Block 3, Housing Authority Headquarters, 80 Fat Kwong Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon | 9am – 6.30pm Monday and Wednesday to Friday; 9am – 7pm Saturdays | housingauthority.gov.hk.

16. Hong Kong Museum of Art
10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon | 10am – 6pm Friday and Monday to Wednesday; 10am – 7pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | hk.art.museum.

17. Hong Kong Museum of History
100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon | 10am – 6pm Monday and Wednesday to Friday; 10am – 7pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | hk.history.museum.

18. Hong Kong Museum Science Museum
2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon | 10am – 7pm Monday to Wednesday and Friday; 10am – 9pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | hk.science.museum.

19. Hong Kong Space Museum
10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon | 1pm – 9pm Monday and Wednesday to Friday; 10am – 9pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | hk.space.museum.

20. Hong Kong Heritage Discover Centre
Kowloon Park, Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon | 10am – 6pm Monday to Wednesday and Friday; 10am – 7pm Saturday, Sundays and public holidays; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | amo.gov.hk.

21. Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum
41 Tonkin Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon | 10am – 6pm Friday to Wednesday; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | lcsd.gov.hk.

22. Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Sha Tin, New Territories | 10am – 5pm Monday to Sunday | cuhk.edu.hk.

23. Hong Kong Heritage Museum
1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories | 10am – 6pm Monday and Wednesday to Friday; 10am – 7pm Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | heritagemuseum.gov.hk.

24. Hong Kong Railway Museum
13 Shung Tak Street, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, New Territories | 10am – 6pm Monday and Wednesday to Sunday; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | heritagemuseum.gov.hk.

25. Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery cum Heritage Trail Visitors Centre
Hang Tau Tsuen, Ping Shan, Yuen Long, New Territories | 10am – 6pm (March – September); 10am – 5pm (October – February) Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays | amo.gov.hk.

26. Sam Tung Uk Museum
2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan, New Territories | 10am – 6pm Monday and Wednesday to Sunday; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | heritagemuseum.gov.hk.

27. Sheung Yiu Folk Museum
Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail, Sai Kung, New Territories | 10am – 6pm (March – September); 10am – 5pm (October – February) Monday and Wednesday to Sunday; 10am – 5pm Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year’s Eve | heritagemuseum.gov.hk.

Woohoo discover Hong Kong! A big thank you to Tigerair Mandala. Kissess!!

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