REOPENING OF MUSEUMS - Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Hong Kong Museum of History will partially reopen exhibition facilities from 19th February 2021. Opening hours are 10am to 5pm daily (except on regular weekly closing day) and visitors are required to use the LeaveHomeSafe mobile app or register personal information on site. Other Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) museums remain closed including Hong Kong Film Archive which is undergoing maintenance work.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum (except for the KM Koo Bridge Simulator) will reopen from 18th February 2021. Opening hours 09-30 to 17-30 Monday to Friday, 10-00 to 19-00 Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. Visitors are required to use the LeaveHomeSafe mobile app or register personal information on site.
Hong Kong Police Museum will reopen on 19th February 2021. Opening hours 09-00 to 17-00. Closed on Mondays.
Antiquities and Monuments Office venues Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre in Kowloon Park and Ping Shan Tang Clan Gallery cum Heritage Trail Visitors Centre in Tin Shui Wai will reopen from 19th February 2021.
Hong Kong has a wide variety of excellent museums illustrating the history, heritage and culture of Hong Kong ranging from large museums with both permanent and temporary exhibitions, interactive and “hands-on” exhibits to small folk museums. Some museums make an admission charge* which compares very favourably to museum admission charges in other major cities, others are free and all museums operated by the government’s Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) offer free admission on at least one day a week. Most visitors, adults and children alike, will find something of interest in many of these museums. Detailed below are museums listed by geographical location, Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and New Territories. Select the appropriate link for museum description, photos, location, opening hours, admission fees, directions and websites.
* with effect from 1st August 2016 all LCSD museums except Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Science Museum will offer free admission to their permanent exhibitions. Hong Kong Space Museum and Hong Kong Science Museum will offer free admission to their permanent exhibitions to full-time Hong Kong students only.
MUSEUMS - HONG KONG ISLAND
Select link above for details of the following museums on Hong Kong Island;
FLAGSTAFF MUSEUM OF TEA WARE
HONG KONG MUSEUM OF COASTAL DEFENCE (Temporarily closed from 17th September 2018 for repair and major renovation - reopening date to be announced)
DR SUN YAT-SEN MUSEUM
HONG KONG FILM ARCHIVE
FIREBOAT ALEXANDER GRANTHAM EXHIBITION GALLERY
HONG KONG MARITIME MUSEUM
LAW UK FOLK MUSEUM
HONG KONG MUSEUM OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
THE HONG KONG RACING MUSEUM
HONG KONG CORRECTIONAL SERVICES MUSEUM
UNIVERSITY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
MUSEUMS – KOWLOON
Select the link above for details of the following museums in Kowloon;
HONG KONG MUSEUM OF HISTORY
HONG KONG SCIENCE MUSEUM
HONG KONG MUSEUM OF ART
HONG KONG SPACE MUSEUM
LEI CHEUNG UK HAN TOMB MUSEUM
HONG KONG HERITAGE DISCOVERY CENTRE
HONG KONG HOUSING AUTHORITY EXHIBITION CENTRE
MUSEUMS – NEW TERRITORIES
Select the link above for details of the following museums in the New Territories;
HONG KONG HERITAGE MUSEUM
HONG KONG RAILWAY MUSEUM
SAM TUNG UK MUSEUM
SHEUNG YIU FOLK MUSEUM
PING SHAN TANG CLAN GALLERY CUM HERITAGE TRAIL VISITORS CENTRE
AIRPORT CORE PROGRAMME EXHIBITION CENTRE