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Tsim Sha Tsui East is a major commercial, entertainment and tourist district inKowloon.  With day time activities focus on business, offices, and tourists, at night the place is most populous at entertainment venues like bars, night clubs and Karaoke.  In recent years, Tsim Sha Tsui East has undergond large-scale Transport Systems and Avenue of Stars Improvement Project (estimate finish at early 2019), which includes the Tsim Sha Tsui East MTR Station, the Mody Road Public Transport Interchange, and underground pedestrian walkway, which facilities visitors’ touring of the Tsim Sha Tsui East district.  This route will introduce three tourist attractions, which are Hong Kong Science Museum, Hong Kong Museum of History and the Garden of Stars.

(Last updated: 8/11/2018)

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MTR

East Tsim Sha Tsui Station

Ramp : Exits J

Exits K, L4, N1, P1, P2, P3  & N4 (External Lift)

Accessible Toilets in Staff Area

Hong Kong Science Museum

When visitors are at ground level from Exit P1, follow the direction of the Urban Council Centenary Gardento pass Energy Plaza, after crossing Granville Road will arrive at the Hong Kong Science Museum.  Wheelchair users can enter the Museum through the entrance next to the escalator, and reach various levels by lift, but it may need contact staff for help. The Hong Kong Science Museum is a science-themed museum, with most annual average visitors amongst the ten odds museums managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.  The four-storey Museum has in total fifteen galleries with about 500 exhibits, most are participatory by visitors themselves.  The Museums managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department can provide priority ticketing service for disabled persons who may contact staffs related.

 

 

Short comments: Passages inside the Hong Kong Science Museum are broad, and most exhibits are suitable for participation by all visitors. However, there is no automatic door at the entrance of the Science Museum. Wheelchair users may need contact staffs for help. The location of lift at each level is a bit hidden.  It is suggested that the Museum could provide more instructions and add more signs.

Hong Kong Museum of History

Hong Kong museum of History is located just opposite the Hong Kong Science Museum, where visitors can proceed directly from the main entrance of the Hong Kong Science Museum to wards the main entrance of the Hong Kong Museum of History.  If visitors choose to visit only the Hong Kong Museum of History, they may take the lift from the side door at ground level to enter the Museum.  Permanent exhibition of the Hong Kong Museum of History include history of Hong Kong, archeological discoveries of Hong Kong and South China areas, valuable cultural relics and information, and local folk traditions of Hong Kong.

 

If visitors visit permanent exhibition, visitors can enter the museum through the underground entrance. If visitors visit the special exhibition, visitors need purchase tickets at first floor.

 

Short comments: Inside the Hong Kong Museum of History, there are lifts linking each floor with clear instruction. There are restaurant in museum, which is spacious and convenient for wheelchair users. However, the entrance of permanent exhibition at ground floor is narrow, wheelchair users need to leave at the first floor.

Garden of Stars

Visitors can take the lift next to the East Tsim Sha Tsui Station Exit P1 to reach the Garden of Stars. Garden of Stars is a unique scenery spot with theme of paying tribute to outstanding professionals of Hong Kong’s film industry. It embed movie celebrities’ hand imprints and autograph on specially designed commemorative floor plaques set in cement arranged by chronological order of years along the Promenade.

1. Hong Kong Science Museum - Opening Hours and Admission Fee:

Opening Hours

Monday to Wednesday and Friday

10:00pm to 7:00pm

Saturday to Sunday and public holidays

10:00am to 9:00pm

Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year Eve

Closed at 5:00pm

Every Thursday (except public holidays) and the first two days of Lunar New Year

Admission Fees

Standard Ticket

$20.00

Concessionary ticket (applic able to fulltime students, people with disabilities and senior citizens of aged 60 or above)

$10.00

Every Wednesday

Free

 

Tel: 2732 3232

Website: http://hk.science.museum/

2. The Hong Kong Museum of History - Opening Hours and Admission Fee:

Opening Hours

Monday and Wednesday to Friday

10:00am to 6:00pm

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

10:00am to 7:00pm

Christmas Eve and Lunar New Year Eve

Closed at 5:00pm

Every Tuesday (except public holidays) and the first two days of Lunar New Year

 

Closed

Admission Fees

Standard Ticket

Free

Permanent exhibition

Depend

Every Wednesday

Free

 

Galleries Opening Hours_
Monday & Wednesday to Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10am - 7pm
Closed at 5 pm on Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year's Eve
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and on the first two days of the Chinese New Year

 

Resource Centre Opening Hours
Monday to Friday

9:30am - 12:45pm

2:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday

9:30am - 12:00

(Available for use subject to one working day advance appointment)

Closed on Saturday afternoon, Sunday and public holidays.

 

Tel: 2724 9042         

Website: http://hk.history.museum

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