Museum Of Coastal Defence

Local name香港海防博物館 Museum Of Coastal Defence
LocationXiang gang Hong Kong, China

The Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence is a museum in Hong Kong, located in a former coastal defence fort overlooking the Lei Yue Mun channel, near Shau Kei Wan on Hong Kong Island. The fort was built by the British in 1887, intended to defend the eastern approaches to Victoria Harbour.

The total area of the museum is 34,200 square metres. An exhibition entitled "600 years of Coastal Defence" is held permanently in the museum, which tells the story of the defence of the Hong Kong coastline from the time of the Ming Dynasty, through the First and Second Opium Wars and the Battle of Hong Kong, through to today.

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Opening hours

March to September: Wed - Mon: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
October to February: Wed - Mon: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
first 2 days of the Chinese New Year: closed

Admission

Adult: HKD 10
Student, Disabled, Senior (60+): HKD 5
Child under 4: free

Free admission on Wednesdays.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Museum_of_Coastal_Defence

Official Website https://hk.coastaldefence.museum/

Email hkmcd@lcsd.gov.hk

Phone +852 2569 1500

Address 175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong

Coordinates 22°16'57.769" N 114°14'6.702" E

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