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Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence

Opens in 4 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice history museum

This museum, housed in a historic fort, tells the military history of Hong Kong from Ming Dynasty... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Hong Kong, China
Interesting and well laid out

It was nice to have an insight about Hong Kong under British rule, and the wars they have been... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
United Kingdom
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175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong, China
Eastern District
+852 2569 1500
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This museum, housed in a historic fort, tells the military history of Hong Kong from Ming Dynasty to the present. It also displays the weaponry used by the British defense force. The seasonal exhibition is a small centennial commemoration of World War One. The museum...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

It was nice to have an insight about Hong Kong under British rule, and the wars they have been through. It was a pity that the historic trail was closed today as the centre said a typhoon was on its way. Though we were there...More

Thank Dragonladyy
Reviewed 3 August 2018

As a museum and history lover, we visited the Coastal Defense museum and it was a great 3 hours. A most unique site and very well laid out and more than interesting. Great English captions although a few were hard to read, but gave a...More

Thank Maplelagjames
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We went here for Fathers day this year. Husband has always wanted to see it. It was a free museum. I was under the impression that it was all outdoor exhibits. Not true. They have a really nice building with a ton of information and...More

Thank kraerichter
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is preserved in its totality. The bumkers and caves and the ammunitions used are still preserved. Its great for kids who are 6yrs above and adults who love war history. The deserted caves and underground rooms give a glimpse of war times. The...More

Thank globetrekker2011
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This museum is definitely worth a visit to spend at least a couple of hours walking through to absorb some of the history.

Thank Pang O
Reviewed 2 June 2018

All of the years of living and visiting Hong Kong I never realised this wonderful and informative museum existed. The history of Hong Kong is wonderfully presented with clear desriptions of every artefact, the site itself is beutifully clean and very well maintained as are...More

Thank AndrewM7774
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This might not be the first choice for most people for a museum but I give it a very high recommendation! The location offers great views of the harbour. It is easy to get to via MTR. It is so well organised as there are...More

Thank travellerZ9308DP
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Good historic place to visit.. lot of history are there..It is easily reached by using the MTR ..Very clean and spacious.

Thank yesu1980
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I'd not previously seen much publicity about this attraction and it does seem relatively new. It's well signposted from the MTR and the walk should take no more than 10 minutes. Entry is free and photos without flash are allowed. The signage is in English,...More

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Natalia H
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The Museum has free entry. Consult the Museum if you require a special tour; there are guides to give casual assistance if required. The Museum is well worth the visit.