Hong Kong Heritage Museum


Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Hong Kong Heritage Museum (zh-t|t=香港文化博物館) is a museum of history, art and culture in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, by the Shing Mun River. The museum was built by the Regional Council and opened on December 16, 2000. It is currently managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Hong Kong Government. The building was designed by the Hong Kong Architectural Services Department. The six permanent exhibits and the original temporary exhibits were designed by Canadian design firm Reich+Petch (with Lord Cultural Services).

Features

The Museum has been designed to provide comprehensive exhibitions on history, art and culture. The Museum offers a diverse range of dynamic and interactive exhibitions and programmes to engage visitors in enjoyable and educational experiences as they appreciate the valuable artefacts on display. It also houses a cafe and museum shop.

There are six permanent exhibition galleries for the display of the museum's collections and six thematic galleries for temporary exhibitions. Permanent galleries include:
* New Territories Heritage Hall
* Children's Discovery Gallery
* Cantonese Opera Heritage Hall
* T.T.Tsui Gallery of Chinese Art, displaying artifacts from the former Tsui Museum of Art
* Chao Shao-an Gallery

Other than gallaries, the museum has a theatre for various performing arts and talks.

Branch museums

The museum runs three branch museums:
* Hong Kong Railway Museum (Tai Po)
* Sam Tung Uk Museum (in a former Hakka walled village, Tsuen Wan)
* Sheung Yiu Folk Museum (in a former Hakka village, Sai Kung)

Transport

The museum is served by numerous bus lines. It is also reachable by KCR:
* East Rail: 15-minute walk from either Tai Wai or Sha Tin station
* Ma On Shan Rail: 5-minute walk across the river from Che Kung Temple station

ee also

* Museums in Hong Kong
* History of Hong Kong
* Culture of Hong Kong
* Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre
* Hong Kong Museum of History

External links

* [http://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/english/main.asp Hong Kong Heritage Museum]
* [http://hk.heritage.museum/ hk.heritage.museum]


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