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Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre


Reference Library

The Reference Library is located on G/F of the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre. It provides reference materials on Hong Kong history, archaeology, heritage conservation, museology, architecture and other heritage-related subjects.

Reference Materials
  • Publications
  • Periodicals
  • Research files
  • Study reports
  • Audio-visual materials
Reference Library

Online Catalogue

Members of the public can access our Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for our collection through the Internet or the workstations at the Reference Library.

Services Provided
All reference materials in our collection are not for lending. However, the public may freely read books, periodicals and other heritage-related publications inside the Reference Library. Reservation in advance is necessary for viewing closed stack reference materials (such as research files, study reports and audio-visual materials). Some of the reference materials may not be available for viewing, reproduction and/ or photocopying due to copyright and other concerns. Please refer to the following Conditions of Use and application forms for using our library services:
Opening Hours
Monday to Wednesday, Friday:   10am - 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays:   10am - 7pm
Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year’s Eve:   10am - 5pm
Closed on Thursdays (except public holidays), and the first two days of the Chinese New Year

Please contact the staff of the Reference Library at 2208 4428 during opening hours.
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