Guide To Maritime Museum At Star Ferry Pier In Hong Kong

Calling All Marine Enthusiasts!

Maritime Museum Hong Kong

Why not cool off in the AC during the hotter periods and explore the 45,000 square foot Maritime Museum! This vibrant, cultural museum is devoted to preserving, collecting, and displaying objects that tell the story about trade and maritime in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta.

Children and adults will appreciate the ship models, interactive displays, and stellar views of Victoria Harbour.  Four levels of galleries (Deck A, B, C, and rooftop) display how Hong Kong developed from a fishing village to a thriving world city.

Make sure to head to Deck B and check out the display on Fun on the Water, Sounds of the Sea, as well as The Underwater World. Click here to for more information.

Older children will most definitely be entertained on Deck A – Maritime Technology and Science. They can marvel at the inventiveness of their ancestors and even try out some of the old methods of communication for themselves. The gallery perfectly tracks the fascinating history of staying in contact!.

They also have Special Exhibitions – check them out below:

  • Sailor-Made: Manifestations of Nautical Fashion in Hong Kong Culture from March 26 – July 31, 2021
  • Maritime Crossroads: Millennia of Global Trade in Hong Kong – A Special Exhibition on 6,000 Years of Hong Kong Maritime Stories from June 3 – August 12, 2021
  • Saturdays with HKMM: Hong Kong Maritime Culture Salon from July 10 – August 7, 2021

This huge museum brings history alive through animation, exploration, and hands-on fun. The museum also has a rooftop café and a great gift shop with some excellent souvenirs.

Why Little Steps Loves It:​

Right in the middle of Hong Kong, this fresh museum teaches the whole family about Hong Kong’s maritime past, present and future with lots of room to roam and explore- plus, the views can’t be beat.

Who It's Perfect For:

From babes in strollers to big kids, the museum encourages Hong Kong’s youth to use its collection for maritime-related projects and take advantage of their classroom spaces.

What Else:​

A splendid café is available on the roof - definitely worth the visit!

Where To Find It:​

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