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Admission Fees and Opening Hours


Admission Fees

Standard Ticket


Concession (for people with disabilities (and one accompanying minder), full-time students and senior citizens aged 60 or above)


Group (20 persons or above)


Museum Pass and Museum Weekly Pass Holders


Free admission on Wednesday (except for some Special Exhibitions)


Schools, charitable or non-profit-making organizations registered in Hong Kong with a visiting group of 20 or more can apply for free admission. Please click here for details.

Ticketing Rules
  1. Free admission for babies and toddlers aged below 4.
  2. Standard tickets are applicable to individual visitors not eligible for concessionary tickets.
  3. Concessionary tickets are applicable to full-time students, people with disabilities and senior citizens aged 60 or above.
    3.1 Persons paying concessionary rate may be requested by museum staff to produce a valid document for verification of eligibility.
    Students may be requested to produce a valid document. If proof of current full-time student status is not shown on the document, museum staff reserves the right to request the student concerned to provide other evidence to prove his / her student status. Personalised Octopus card with "Student Status" is not accepted.
  4. Group tickets are applicable to every purchase of 20 tickets or more.
  5. Standard, registered charitable and group ticket holders are eligible for only one admission to "The Hong Kong Story" Permanent Exhibition.
  6. Please co-operate by not tendering large-denomination banknotes for entry. Note: Credit cards and cheques will not be accepted.
  7. Museum Pass holders can enjoy unlimited admission to the exhibition galleries of the museums under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (with exception of some Galleries/ Theatres) during the valid period of the Passes.
  8. Please also read the rules and conditions printed at the back of the tickets/ passes for admission.
  9. Please check your change and tickets before leaving the Box Office. The Museum will not entertain disputes afterward.
  10. Tickets/ Passes sold are not returnable or refundable.
  11. The Box Office will be closed 30 minutes before the Museum closes.

Opening Hours

Monday & Wednesday to Friday : 10am - 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays : 10am - 7pm
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



Monday to Friday : 9:30am - 12:30pm
    2:30pm - 5pm
Saturday : 9:30am - 12noon
    (Available for use subject to one working day advance appointment)
Closed on Saturday afternoon, Sunday and public holidays.


Resource Centre

Resource Centre

The Museum Shop is temporarily closed from 6 March 2014 for renovation. The brand new shop will resume service in mid 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.



The Museum Cafe will be temporarily closed from 21 July 2013 for exhibition and improvement works. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.



Inclement Weather Arrangements

  1. Typhoon signal No. 8 or above: The Museum will be closed and remain closed if the signal is lowered less than 2 hours before the normal closing time.
  2. Black rainstorm warning: If the warning is issued during normal opening hours, the Museum will remain open. If the warning is issued before opening hours, the Museum will be closed until the warning is cancelled. If the warning is cancelled less than 2 hours before the normal closing time, the Museum will remain closed.