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Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, Hong Kong

Categories: Military Museums, History Museums, Museums
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4.5/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
History buffs in particular will appreciate Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, which traces some of the most vital moments of Hong Kong’s history. This location marks an area of significant strategic importance, as the Lei Yue Mun Fort played an important role in the Battle of Hong Kong during World War II. Displays cover 600 years of history, and go into great detail on the commonwealth era and offering a unique perspective on Hong Kong’s recent past. Reflect on the many battles that took place here as you wander the open-air exhibits, featuring preserved defense installations and panoramic views of Kowloon. Work out when and for how long to visit Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence and other Hong Kong attractions using our handy Hong Kong family vacation planner.
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  • This place can be tricky to find but is well worth the effort. To get here we initially took the MTR to Heng Fa Chuen station then followed the walking path to the stunning seafront promenade. However...  read more »
  • The museum provided visitors the history of Hong Kong's occasional engagement in military affairs, and since HK is a coastal city, most thing happened along the coastline. The Hong Kong Museum of Coas...  read more »
  • 海防博物館的其中特別之處就是其 館址。博物館取址於戰爭期間的要塞,故其不少展覽區均是真跡,部分還佈滿戰跡。若天氣許可的話,不妨到户外展區一看 (重點*)。 室內展區多按戰爭發展時期及特點劃分,展出不少真品及模擬場景。注意的是其面積較歷史博物館細,不少展品還是位於室外。 室外展區劃分作多個部分,一般由山腰步行至山腳位置,期間經過炮台、魚雷發射站(海邊)、子彈庫等,而當中最大的是戰壕吧。將近回到地面入...  read more »
  • A nice place for you to spend a day with family and friends. Kids can learn some history of HK during war time in 1940s. Furthermore, some games and drawing papers are provided for kids at their indoor area.
  • Love the scence. Great view of Le Yuen Mun from.
  • The best museum in HK. You can spend days here learning about the recent history of HK here. There are outdoor areas as well. The museum itself is a valuable and historical exhibit.
  • Fascinating museum located in a very interesting former military instalation. Shows a part of history often neglected at other museums and has wonderful views of the city.
  • A cool museum about costal defence in Hong Kong, and it is very big. I nearly lost my road!
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