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Guide To The Hong Kong Museum of History With Kids

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Hong Kong Museum Of History

Often overlooked, the Hong Kong Museum of History is worth a visit! This museum has been around since 1975, building up an impressive collection of all things Hong Kong.

The highlights:

* Natural History: A forest with sky-high trees. Animal-loving kids will want to find all of the hidden animals and plants from the map provided.

* Prehistoric Hong Kong: Lifelike scenes of prehistoric families. Kids will be fascinated to learn about the simple ways people lived and the tools they used.

* Local History: 8 realistic shops from the early 1900’s, plus a double-decker tram – all animated by sound.

* Folk Culture: A life-size replica of a fishing junk to walk on, towering bun mountains, Cantonese opera, lion dance displays and much more!

You could spend anywhere from an hour to three hours here, depending on the age of your chlidren. The Museum of History is huge, so plan to focus on the highlights!

Why Little Steps Loves It:​

An easy adventure full of learning and fun!

Who It's Perfect For:

Newbies to Hong Kong and anyone who has overlooked this great museum.

What Else:​

The museum has a simple but good cafe with plenty of kid-friendly choices like hot dogs and noodles. It's also directly across from the Hong Kong Science Museum...if you are up for a museum double header!

Additional Info:​

Hong Kong Museum of History

100 Chatham Road South, TST, Kowloon, Hong Kong

+852 2724 9042

hkmh@lcsd.gov.hk

More information on their website.

 

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