The Hong Kong Heritage Museum displays a mixture of art, culture and history through dynamic and interactive exhibition programs. It covers 7,500 sq m of exhibition space, consisting of 5 permanent galleries and 6 thematic galleries. Located next to Sung Min River, the building features traditional Chinese courtyard designs. 

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Hong Kong Heritage Museum's Highlights

Families may enjoy the Children’s Discovery Gallery – kids aged 4 to 10 can enjoy 8 learning zones, play with traditional toys, and join theatre programs during their visit. A 400-seat theatre and educational activities room host different films and lectures weekly. 

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Souvenirs and publications related to current exhibitions are sold in the museum shop. You can find the updated list of exhibitions and lectures on their website. Check out the other 3 branches of the Heritage Museum, namely Hong Kong Railway Museum (Tai Po), Sam Tung Uk Museum (Tsuen Wan), and Sheung Yiu Folk Museum.

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Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Location: 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, Hong Kong

Open: Monday and Wednesday–Friday from 10am to 6pm, Saturday–Sunday from 10am to 7pm (closed on Tuesdays)

Phone: +852 2180 8188

Paul Smith | Compulsive Traveler