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15 Jul 2016
Hong Kong is well-known for its tropical cyclones each year. Some, from over a century ago, have been disastrous. The Hong Kong Maritime Museum (HKMM), with the full support of Hong Kong Observatory, Master Mariner Michael J. Jones, and other supporters, launch an exhibit which helps visitors to recall these catastrophic events, including the 1874 and 1906 typhoons. ... more
15 Jul 2016
Members of the Hong Kong Underwater Heritage Group (www.hkuhgroup.com), in association with the Hong Kong Maritime Museum will be recovering (under a license from the Antiquities and Monuments Office) a stone anchor stock off High Island, and two cannon off Basalt Island, Sai Kung. ... more
12 Jul 2016
The 89-year-old Sørlandet, originated from Norway, is one of the world’s oldest fully rigged tall ships still in operation. First time landed in Hong Kong, this historic heritage vessel will be open for public visit this July at Pier 8 for free, arranged by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. ... more
24 Jun 2016
Free museum admission on 25 June coupled with fun-filled activities available for all ages ... more
21 Jun 2016
In collaboration with the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Guangzhou, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum is pleased to host an 89-year-old Norwegian heritage vessel Sørlandet, one of the world’s oldest full-rigged ... more
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