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Gallery 7: The British Period (1861-1941)

Originally a coal store, this gallery at present displays exhibits about the British Period. Together with photographs and text, the display introduces the development of British coastal fortifications in Hong Kong, particularly those built at Lei Yue Mun in 1880s. A brief history of the Royal Navy and the revitalisation of Hong Kong's coastal defence prior to the outbreak of the Second World War are also introduced. Among the exhibits are uniforms of the Royal Navy, the gate emblem of HMS Tamar and the memorabilia from the time capsule of the Royal Navy in Hong Kong in 1902.




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