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Top 5: Museums in Hong Kong

by Katie Skrzek

Jan 24, 2019

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Hong Kong  offers visitors a variety of cultural, historical and architectural attractions. On your next visit, add these museums to your list to learn more about Hong Kong.

 

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

Flagstaff House was built in the 1840s and now houses a museum dedicated to tea culture. The museum hosts demonstrations and lectures on tea drinking. Closed Tuesday. Admission is free.

 

Hong Kong Heritage Museum 

The museum focuses on local culture. The collection is divided into six permanent and six special exhibitions boasting everything from Chinese ceramics to Bruce Lee memorabilia. Closed Tuesday. Admission to the permanent exhibitions is free.

 

Hong Kong Museum of History

The Hong Kong Museum of History offers a comprehensive look at the city’s history from its beginning to present day. The facility is about 57,000 square feet. Admission to the permanent exhibition is free. Closed Tuesday.

 

Hong Kong Science Museum 

Opened in 1991, the museum features more than 500 exhibits in the 21,000-square-foot space. The museum hosts numerous temporary exhibits, activities and educational programs for the public. Open daily, admission costs $20 and is free on Wednesday.

 

Hong Kong Space Museum

Known for its egg-shaped dome, the museum houses Hong Kong’s first planetarium. Explore the exhibits with interactive experiences. The museum recently completed renovations. Closed Tuesday. Adult admission to the exhibition hall costs $10.

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