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Museums in Hong Kong

Art Museum

Institute of Chinese Studies,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Sha Tin,
New Territories
Tel: 2609-7416

The Art Museum promotes the excellence of both its permanent collections and loan collections of Chinese art and their use for scholarly endeavours and outreach efforts. The Conservation Annex was established in 1977 for the restoration and conservation of works of art. It also provides technical support for the Art Museum, as it houses a conservation laboratory for the restoration of artworks, a photography studio, mounting workshop and a woodwork workshop.

Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum

7 Castle Road,
Hong Kong Island
Tel: 2367-6373

Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum has two permanent exhibitions displaying a number of precious historical artefacts. Supplemented by a wide range of audiovisual programmes, the museum gives a comprehensive overview of the life and career of Dr Sun, and Hong Kong's vital role in the reform movements and revolutionary activities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware

10 Cotton Tree Drive,
Hong Kong Island
Tel: (852) 2869-0690

Specialising in the collection, study and display of tea ware, this museum features at its core the generous donations of Dr K.S. Lo (1910-1995) , which include many fine examples of the famous Yixing teapots. Alongside its exhibitions, the museum holds regular demonstrations, tea gatherings and lecture programmes to promote ceramic art and Chinese tea drinking culture.

Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum

45 Tung Tau Wan Road,
Hong Kong Island
Tel: 2147-3199

The museum, inside the Correctional Services' Staff Training Institute, features a mock gallows, two imitation cells and stylised guard tower on top of the building. Nine galleries feature some 600 artefacts and exhibits covering the history and development of the prison system, punishment and imprisonment, staff uniforms and insignia, Vietnamese boat people, home-made weapons and more. There is a souvenir shop on the ground floor selling items like badges.

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