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Guided Exhibition Tours - Hong Kong Railway Museum

17.05.2014 to 18.05.2014
Hong Kong Railway Museum
Tai Po
All people
Guided Exhibition Tours - Hong Kong Railway Museum
Date:  17 May 2014 (Saturday) / 18 May 2014 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
2:00 – 3:00pm
Language:  Cantonese
Venue: Hong Kong Railway Museum
Quota: All guided tours are free with museum admission for around 20 participants per session on a first-come-first-served basis. No advance booking is required.


Situated in the town center of Tai Po Market, the Hong Kong Railway Museum is an open-air museum occupying some 6,500 square meters converted from the old Tai Po Railway Station. Erected in 1913, the station building features the pitched roof of traditional Chinese building. It was declared a monument in 1984, refurbished and opened as a museum in 1985.  

Railway Museum Unveils a New Look for Its Exhibition Gallery
Closely following the recent advances on Hong Kong's rail networks, the Hong Kong Railway Museum is unveiling a brand new design for its exhibition gallery with plenty of updated content to highlight the latest happenings in the field. Newly added exhibits include historical pictures and artefacts that help chronicle the story of how the railways developed in Hong Kong.The gallery features an education corner in which interactive displays have been installed to enhance visitors' experience of the museum and broaden their knowledge of the railways, while new attractions showcase railway logos from different periods and profiles of future MTR extensions.

Permanent Display
Exploring the history of the local railway transportation, the exhibits include the historic station building, six historical coaches, a narrow gauge steam locomotive and a diesel electric engine No.51.




How to get there?
Hong Kong Railway Museumn
13 Shung Tak Street, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, Hong Kong


Source: Hong Kong Heritage Museum - Hong Kong Railway Museum