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"Former Whitfield Barracks after Adaptive Re-use" Docent Service

Two of the remaining military buildings of Whitfield Barracks have been restored into the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre. The Kowloon Peninsula was ceded to the British in 1861. The British Army then built barracks for the training and housing of its soldiers. One of those was Whitfield Barracks at the present site of Kowloon Park. It was named after Major General H.W. Whitfield, Major General China, Hong Kong and Straits Settlements. This tour aims at introducing the history and architectural features of the Centre to the participants, its changes after restoration and the concept of adaptive re-use. Docent service of the Centre’s exhibition galleries is not covered in this tour.

Docent Service for Groups

Only for local registered charitable organizations, non-profit-making institutions, kindergartens, primary / secondary / special schools, post-secondary institutions and universities. Free of charge.

No. of visitors for each session: Min. 20, Max. 40.

Application Form and Details


Docent Service for Public


Date: Sundays from January 2012 onwards.
(Except the first 2 days of the Chinese New Year)
Time: 3:00 – 4:00p.m.
Venue: Outside Thematic Exhibition Gallery,
Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Quota: 40 persons
Tutor: Docent of the Antiquities and Monuments Office
Language: Cantonese
Fee: Free admission
Enrolment: No enrolment is needed. First come, first served.

Enquiry
Docent service for groups: 2208 4406
Docent service for public: 2208 4407
Office hours: Monday to Friday (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.)


Special Arrangements of Education Activities under Inclement Weather Conditions




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