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Where is the Hong Kong Museum of History?

100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(next to the Hong Kong Science Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui East)

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How do I get there?

The Museum is within walking distance of Tsim Sha Tsui, Jordan, Hung Hom or East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR stations. There are also bus and min-bus stops outside the Museum.

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What are the opening hours?

Monday & Wednesday to Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday and public holiday: 10 am - 7 pm
Closed at 5 pm on Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year's Eve
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and on the first two days of the Chinese New Year

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How much is the admission fee?

Standard: $10
Concession: $5
Group Ticket: $7
Free admission on Wednesdays (except some special exhibitions)

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Do I need to pay for the special exhibition?

Admission fee may be required for some special exhibitions.

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Do children need to buy tickets?

Free admission for children aged below 4

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Can I apply for waiver of admission charges?

Schools, charitable or non-profit-making organizations registered in Hong Kong (with documentary proof) with a visiting group of 20 or more may apply in writing for waiver of the admission charges. Such application should be made at least 2 weeks before the proposed date of visit.

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Can I take photos inside the galleries?

You are allowed to take photos inside "The Hong Kong Story" Permanent Exhibition Galleries.
However, no camera stand should be brought into the galleries.
Video and audio recording are strictly prohibited at all Museum areas.
Photo-taking may not be allowed for some special exhibitions.
Enquiries:  phone2724 9042

How can I access to Museum's reference materials?

Our Resource Centre provides reference books, periodicals and audio-visual materials on Chinese and Hong Kong history, archaeology, ethnography, natural history and museology.Enquiries and making appointments:  phone2724 9009 or 2724 9033

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Are there any activities for the public?

We regularly organize a wide range of education and extension activities for the public, details of which may be referred to the Museum's quarterly Newsletter.

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How can I join the Museum's docent programme?

Currently, we have a team of professional docents providing guided tour services for visitors. We will make announcement on our website and Newsletter when new recruitment programme is to be launched.

Where can I buy the Museum's publications?

Available at the Museum Shop located at 1/F Main Lobby.

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How can I get the latest Museum news?

Museum's quarterly Newsletter or website. Enquiries:  phone2724 9042

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How can the Public make donations to Hong Kong Museum of History? How is the selection process of proposed donations?

If you would like to make a donation of historical object(s) to Hong Kong Museum of History, you could first let us have the basic information such as your name, contact, description of the proposed donation and images of objects etc. via the following ways: 

Telephone: 2724 9042
Fax: 2724 9090 

Email: hkmh@lcsd.gov.hk
Post: Hong Kong Museum of History, 100 Chatham Road South, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Please specify "Donation of historical object(s)" on the envelope.)

You could also offer your donation in the collection campaigns frequently held by the Museum.

Once we have received the information of the proposed donation, we will table the proposal in our regular Programme Committee Meeting and discuss it from criteria ranging from the Museum's Collection Policy, historical significance and research value of the proposed donation to physical condition of the historical objects in the donation, etc. according to our established mechanism. Our staff members will contact the donor as soon as possible our decision.

The Museum is truly grateful to receive generous support from the Public. For the collection campaign on Children's Life in Hong Kong held in 2012 and 2013, we had acquired more than 3,700 relevant artifacts donated from the generous Public that enriched the Museum's collections.