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Tai Kwun

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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worth to spend a few hours there

Tai Kwun is a good place for everyone, no matter with children, for couples or even old people. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cpcog
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Hong Kong, China
Well over the top, must see, do not miss!

After living in Hong Kong all these years, we were proud and incredibly pleased to finally see that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RandyMK
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Tai Kwun is a good place for everyone, no matter with children, for couples or even old people. We made the reservation online on the same day. The process was very easy. I guess many people went there when it was first opened so now...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cpcog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After living in Hong Kong all these years, we were proud and incredibly pleased to finally see that the government converted this lovely old police station into a historical retrospective of life in Hong Kong. As a former employee of The Walt Disney company and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RandyMK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hong Kong's former prison and police station is now a revitalised complex with exhibitions and restaurants. The Tai Kwun offers a glimpse into early colonial history an the life of the inmates. Beware of the crowd of tourists.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon just before Christmas here with the children. The renovations of the Police Station and old gaol has been done magnificently. There are two large courtyards It has many paces to eat. I really enjoyed going into old gaol cells and getting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A not to be missed recently opened facility. Absolutely brilliant renovation of the Hong Kong jail. We spent a day there and still needed more. Entry was gained by travelling up the mid section escalator exiting TST MTR station via D1 exit. The installation includes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Tai Kwun opened to the public in mid-2018 and has quickly become one the major (and best) new HK attractions. This used to be the old police headquarters and the old remand prison, which to my amazement I learned was functional until 2006 for individuals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

It struck me that two of Hong Kong's best destinations are remodeled buildings linked to the Police department. PMQ and Tai Kwun, both in different ways a transformation of government buildings into a place filled with restaurants, art, architecture and visitable shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 5 January 2019

So much to see and learn while in the middle of the city! Arts and stories and different buildings, it is so enriching to visit! Much recommend to visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elisabeth R
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

It’s a first one in HK. My kids were fascinated about what the bad guys do once they are locked in the prison. It’s well illustrated and to have a bit more insight into this topic. There were great and free performances when we visited.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MST-HK
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

The old Victorian prison and later additions has been made into a museum, art gallery and eating space. Beautifully executed, you can easily spend a few hours visiting the complex. They need to have some video films running to explain the complex evolvement.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Online. Log on to the official websit. I have been there twice. Seems it won't hit 2000 limit at any time. Yet, save a spot just in case won't hurt.
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