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Sam Tung Uk Museum

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Old rural walled village that has been turned into a museum
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2 Kwu Uk Lane, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, China
Tsuen Wan
+852 2411 2001
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Sam Tung Uk was once the residence of a prominant Hakka family. It is now a museum showcasing the life of the Hakka people as well as non-tangible Chinese heritage. The house is not very big but the exhibition is interesting enough for a short...More

Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Like many small museums in HK, there is no entry fee to visit this well-preserved museum, which has lots of little exhibits and artefacts in each old unit, covering now forgotten ways of life and traditions. There is also, possibly only temporarily, a large exhibition...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 30 January 2018

A small museum based on a real walled village, although much which had been lost had to be recreated to form the museum. It provides a glimpse of traditional Hong Kong village life, its house and furniture. There is also a display on traditional rice...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I discovered Sam Tung Uk Museum two years ago and have been going every time we visit Hong Kong. A restored part of an old fortified Hakka village, it features a few rooms with original furniture and household items, a restored central hall which formerly...More

Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

If you are a serious history lover and keen to know more and more, you may visit the place else nothing interesting. So much renovation work was going on so few areas were closed.

Thank arorajianil
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It was a hot Oct Sunday afternoon and I was looking for a place to chill and away from crowd from China Golden week. The Sam Tung Uk museum serve its purpose well. Didnt know there were Hakka people in HK and I am glad...More

Thank ncw2
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A small quaint museum that is a short walk from the Tsuen Wan MTR station. It was once a fortified hakka village and as you enter, you will see the old houses which now serves as individual rooms for the exhibits. It is not as...More

Thank Rowena G
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting especially if you love learning about other's culture and history. The musuem was once a Hakka clan’s fortified village that was originally built in 1786. It is very close to Tsuen Wan MTR station. Admission is free. There are many displays there worth...More

1  Thank Rezani R
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I simply love this little museum, which is the restored portion of an old Hakka village which was on this site and inhabited until the construction of the Tsuen Wan MTR line necessitate partial demolition of the village and relocation of the villagers to another...More

Thank schmidtmg
Reviewed 24 September 2016

An interesting glimpse into the late 19th century, complete with artefacts, including a playable musical instrument! It was deserted when we visited which made for good photos. Very much worth a visit.

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