Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, Hong Kong

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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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  • August 14, 2017
    Fixed bad individual access to Museum, most of San Francisco Building is Vandalism, fixed over the drive without 專 operating personnel Huan original weapon when years the dropped location, plus the Construction corridor East area, causing many San Francisco Construction have been Vandalism.
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  • July 27, 2017
    But not in the Hong Kong S.A.R. Island tourism North angle as it is, but I went to the Museum here a bit. From the nearest train station is about 15 minutes. There are signs here and there, so without hesitation, and location. Permanent exhibition of the history of coastal defence in spectacular. This exhibition displays battlefield press. There were a lot of elementary school students on field trips. Vista is the best because the building is located on a sunny day. But most were expecting Museum Shop Shobo and sorry.
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  • July 19, 2017
    Please be aware this museum is closed on Thursdays which as Murphy's Law would have it is the day we chose to visit. Unlike me, you should check the museum website for details BEFORE traveling to this...  more »
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  • June 17, 2017
    The route and the displays are well designed and placed. One can learn a lot about coastal defense history of Guangdong province and Hong Kong tracing back to Ming dynasty. On the outdoor platforms one can have a nice view of the chokepoint of the Victoria Bay.
  • July 1, 2017
    This museum has so much information about why Hong Kong is such a strategic location and has been for centuries. Aside from the history, there are stunning views of the harbor from the top.
  • April 16, 2017
    You can learn a lot about how Hong Kong defend their land. If you like photographing, I recommend you to go there. Besides, there are a great view at the top of the hill, which gives me relaxing feel!
  • March 22, 2017
    If you are a military history enthusiast or your child likes machines, go. For the visual mind into social history, it's just OK. The exhibition in the redoubt is nevertheless an interesting account of Hong Kong's history.
  • January 23, 2017
    Great location. There's more to see than the name would have you believed. They tried to make the place a bit interactive but kids will especially love the guns, cannons on display. Need to be ok with walking steep slopes to really dig into

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