Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, Hong Kong

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Learn about the developments of medicine at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, a cultural institution based in a landmark building. Opened in 1995, the museum occupies three floors of what was once the Bacteriological Institute (built in an attractive Edwardian style in 1906). Walk through the 11 exhibition galleries, learning the history of medicine and medical practice in the city along with information regarding health and diseases, and contemporary issues of the medical world. Expect to find plenty of unrecognizable instruments, previously commonplace in doctors' surgeries and hospitals, used to treat illnesses, diseases, and injuries. To visit Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences on your holiday in Hong Kong, and find out what else Hong Kong has to offer, use our Hong Kong travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 10, 2017
    We had a nice visit to this museum - it was tucked away in the hillside a bit but we found it! Inside it contains interesting information about it's history and medical care in hong kong over the year...  more »
  • June 19, 2017
    It is in the hills of Hong Kong S.A.R. island is a small museum. The small brick building Museum, features an exhibition about Hong Kong S.A.R. medical medical equipment and history. I think you can visit come up close because it is near the University of Hong Kong S.A.R..
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  • June 8, 2017
    Very unusual museum, very interesting different types of exhibits. Worth a visit, be prepared for inconsistent air conditioning and lots of stairs.  more »
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  • April 26, 2017
    A good place to learn medical history and development in hk
  • June 8, 2016
    This used to be a Pathology Institute where the laboratories of the Medical and Health Department was established. Now it becomes a museum showing the history of medicine. The old equipments were no longer used and it demonstrated how the medical services of Hong Kong advances to become the top three most efficient health care systems in the globe.
  • October 27, 2016
    Temporarily closed until Feb 2017. Walking there from the closest MTR station leaves you looking like you've just walked out a shower....of sweat....due to the long uphill climb. Take a taxi or Uber for about HKD 30-40 instead if you want to avoid the climb, but you might miss out on the little shops along the way up that are always interesting to look at. The Sun Yat-Sen museum is close by and free admission if you're already up there.
  • July 13, 2016
    Interesting exhibits but not a lot to see. Quite a few exhibits were closed when I visited.
  • January 12, 2017
    Very well preserved Edwardian building with pretty facade

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