Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Hong Kong

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Learn about trade and maritime history in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta at Hong Kong Maritime Museum. This attraction boasts 15 galleries filled with exhibitions like ancient and modern ship models, relations between China and Western trading nations throughout history, and an early 19th-century ink-painting scroll portraying a viceroy defeating the pirates on Guangdong coast in 1810. Follow the information over 25 interactive screens that make learning easy and interesting. Add Hong Kong Maritime Museum and other attractions to your Hong Kong trip itinerary using our Hong Kong day trip tool .
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  • I did a flying visit of about an hour to this interesting museum located on several floors and would have liked a little longer. How a previous reviewer described it as 'boring' is beyond me, as I wou...  more »
  • 9 aboard a ferry from the side and go to the Central located next to the Central Star Ferry Pier. I think than it looks excellent, slowly turns around and takes about an hour, but the establishment of the free trade port Hong Kong S.A.R. understand exhibits, so guests who visit please check once, it wouldn't hurt. It is, but would rather go all the way here to stop off on your way to the ifc Mall, so there is good.
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  • You can learn about the history of Hong Kong S.A.R. shipping. Exhibited for the trade of spices (is attaching scent) and East India Company.
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  • Hong Kong Maritime Museum is a non-profit educational institution funded by the international shipping community and the government in Hong Kong. It is located at Central Pier 8, Hong Kong. The museum was reopened to the public in February 2013. The museum illustrates how China, Asia and the West have contributed through the ages to the development of boats, ships, maritime exploration and trade, and naval warfare. While concentrating on the South China coast and its adjacent seas, it also covers global trends and provides a comprehensive account of Hong Kong's growth and development as a major world port and maritime centre. The museum includes semi-permanent and special exhibitions, interactive displays, educational events, café and a museum shop
  • Lots of old historic silverware and miniatures of old ships. It’s a good place for kids and families. It charges 30 HKD for admission per one person.
  • If you enjoy history, you’ll enjoy this place. I found it very informative and an easy place for a self guided tour.
  • Really high quality museum, one of my favorite parts of Hong Kong. So many amazing and intricate model ships and local history.
  • The Pirate's Life. To have lived during the days of wind power ships. Where the strong took what they wanted. They were their own man. All their enemies unless profits were to be made.

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