We aim to be an open platform that fosters interest in and promotes an understanding of history by providing visitors with inspiring museum experiences.
- To collect, preserve, research, interpret and exhibit collections related to the history of Hong Kong and South China.
- To engage audiences to understand and interpret our history.
- To promote an understanding of Chinese history (including but not limited to local history) to enhance people's awareness of their identity and to enrich people's cultural lives.
- To connect Hong Kong people with the world through enhancing their appreciation of the world history.
- To network with similar cultural institutions to create synergy to promote history learning.