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Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Hong Kong exhibitions, fine art, heritage and so much more - find a museum which will satisfy even the most curious of minds with our list

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6 April 2014

Last updated on 28 July 2019
Clarice Awa at ExpatWoman
by Clarice Awa
Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Look no further, here's your one-stop guide to museums, galleries of art, heritage, and other exhibitions in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has an abundance of wonderful museums and exhibitions, detailing the city's proud history, art, technology, medicines, and culture. It's easy for visitors to feel overwhelmed when there are so many themed museums to choose from - historical? Modern? Family-oriented? Interactive and exciting?

From hiking a nature trail up Hong Kong's hidden gem Sheung Yiu Folk Museum to admiring replicas of real-life space exploration rockets at the Hong Kong Space Museum, our guide to museums in Hong Kong is here to help make the most of any travelling tourist's trip - or for Hong Kong residents looking for new reasons to fall back in love with the city.

Follow our dedicated guide to Hong Kong's museums and exhibitions you’d hate to miss.

Public Museums | Private Museums

Public Museums

Most public museums in Hong Kong are managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. LCSD runs 17 museums - each one unique in its focus. Broadly, these museums cover art, history, and science.

Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery

Address: Quarry Bay Park, Hong Kong
Tel. No: 2367 7821
Fax. No: 3580 0498
Website: https://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/History/en_US/web/mh/about-us/fireboat...

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

Address: 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong (inside Hong Kong Park)
Tel. No: (852) 2869 0690 / (852) 2869 6690 (The K.S. Lo Gallery)
Fax. No: (852) 2810 0021
Website: www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Arts/en_US/web/ma/tea-ware.html

Hong Kong Film Archive

Address: 50 Lei King Road, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2739 2139
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.filmarchive.gov.hk

Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Address: 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2180 8188
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk

Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Pictured: Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre

Address: Kowloon Park, Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tel. No: 2208 4400
Fax: 2377 9792
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.amo.gov.hk/en/hdc.php

Hong Kong Museum of Art

Address: 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2721 0116
Fax: (852) 2723 7666
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hk.art.museum

Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence

Address: 175 Tung Hei Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong
Tel. No: 2569 1500
Fax: 2569 1637
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hk.coastaldefence.museum/en/section1-1.php

Hong Kong Museum of History

Address: 100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong (next to the Hong Kong Science Museum)
Tel. No: (852) 2724 9042
Fax: (852) 2724 9042
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hk.history.museum/en_US/web/mh/index.html

Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Pictured: Hong Kong Museum of History (Undergoing renovations. Will reopen in November 2019).

Hong Kong Railway Museum

Address: 13 Shung Tak Street, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2653 3455
Fax: (852) 2638 0897
E-mail: hk[email protected]
Website: www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/eng/museums/railway.aspx

Hong Kong Science Museum

Address: 2 Science Museum Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. No: 2732 3232
Fax: 2311 2248
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hk.science.museum

Hong Kong Space Museum

Address: 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. No: 2721 0226
Fax: 2311 2248
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Space/e_index.htm

Dr Sun Yat-Sen Museum

Address: 7 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Central, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2367 6373
Fax: (852) 3580 0498
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hk.drsunyatsen.museum

Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Pictured: Hong Kong Science Museum

Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

Address: 7A Kennedy Road, Central, Hong Kong
Tel. No: +852 2521 3008/ 3101 2770/ 3101 2771
Fax: +852 2501 4703
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/APO/en_US/web/apo/va_main.html

Lei Cheng UK Han Tomb Museum

Address: 41 Tonkin Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Tel. No: 2386 2863
Fax: 2361 2105
Website: www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/History/en_US/web/mh/about-us/lei-cheng-uk-han...

Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery/ Heritage Trail Visitors Centre

Address: Hang Tau Tsuen, Ping Shan, Yuen Long, New Territories
Tel. No: 2617 1959
Fax: 2721 6216
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.amo.gov.hk/en/pingshan.php

Sam Tung UK Museum

Address: 2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2411 2001
Fax: (852) 2413 9271
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/eng/museums/samtunguk.aspx

Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Pictured: Sheung Yiu Folk Museum (left) / Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre (left)

Sheung Yiu Folk Museum

Address: Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2792 6365
Fax: (852) 2194 4776
Website: www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/eng/museums/sheungyiufolk.aspx

Law UK Folk Museum

Address: 14 Kut Shing Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
Tel. No: 2896 7006
Fax: 2724 9090
Website: www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/History/en_US/web/mh/about-us/law-uk-folk-muse...

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Private Museums

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Address: Art Museum Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T. Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852)39437416
Fax: (852)26035366
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.cuhk.edu.hk/ics/amm

Hong Kong Immigration Museum

Address: Immigration Department, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2824 6111
Website: [email protected]

Hong Kong Police Museum

Address: 27 Coombe Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2849 7019
Fax: (852) 2849 4573
Website: www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/01_about_us/pm.html

Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Pictured: Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Address: Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Central Ferry Pier No. 8, Hong Kong
Tel. No: +852 3713 2500
Fax: +852 2813 8033
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hkmaritimemuseum.org

Hong Kong Museum of Education

Address: 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Tel. No: 2948 8814
Fax: 2948 7016
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.museum.ied.edu.hk

Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences

Address: No.2 Caine Lane, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2549 5123
Fax: (852) 2559 9458
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.hkmms.org.hk/English/main.htm

Hong Kong Racing Museum

Address: 2/F, Happy Valley Stand, Happy Valley Racecourse
Tel. No: (852) 2966 8065
Fax: (852) 2966 7057
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://entertainment.hkjc.com/entertainment/english/racing-museum/

Your Guide to Hong Kong Museums, Galleries, and Exhibitions

Pictured: Tai Kwun - Centre for Heritage and Arts

M+

Address: 29/F, Tower 6, The Gateway, 9 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2200 0217
Fax: (852) 2895 1286
Website: www.westkowloon.hk/en/mplus/m-overview

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Address: Shop P101, The Peak Tower, No. 128 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2849-6966
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.madametussauds.com/hongkong/en

University Museum and Art Gallery

Address: 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Tel. No: (852) 2241 5500
Fax: (852) 2546 9659
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.hkumag.hku.hk

Tai Kwun - Centre for Heritage and Arts

Address: 10 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong
Tel. No: +852 3559 2600
Website: https://www.taikwun.hk/