Leisure and Cultural Services Department - Antiquities and Monuments Office Brand Hong Kong - Asia's world city
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Vision, Mission and Values



To preserve the archaeological and built heritage of Hong Kong and to promote the awareness and appreciation of, respect for and commitment to preservation of such cultural legacy through research, education and publicity.


  • To protect and conserve Hong Kong's archaeological and built heritage;
  • To promote the study of the prehistory and history of Hong Kong through its archaeological and built heritage.
  • To increase awareness, understanding and appreciation of our cultural heritage by facilitating public access to the heritage;
  • To encourage and promote public participation in heritage preservation;
  • To foster a sense of belonging and identity and to strengthen Hong Kong's own unique culture.
  • To enhance co-operation with local and overseas institutions to promote heritage preservation and education; and
  • To promote tourism through innovative adaptive reuse of Hong Kong's heritage


  • Professionalism
  • Quality service
  • Customer-oriented
  • Research and surveys in heritage preservation
  • Development and enhancement of heritage conservation standard

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