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Former Kowloon British School (136 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui)
This is the oldest surviving school building constructed for foreign residents living in Hong Kong. In 1900, Mr. Ho Tung (later Sir Robert) donated $15,000 to the Government to erect a school in Kowloon. The building was officially opened on 19 April 1902. It is a typical Victorian structure, but was modified to adapt to local climatic conditions by adding wide verandas, high ceilings and pitched roofs. After proper restoration, it houses the Antiquities and Monuments Office.
Former Kowloon British School
136 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (Plan)
Virtual Heritage Explorer
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily
Tsim Sha Tsui Station
Former Kowloon British School, Tsim Sha Tsui will be partially closed from 4 August 2014 to 31 March 2015 for repair works. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.
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