• What's On

    Calendar of Events
  • An extensive public programme of FREE events is underway for visitors of all ages. Join us for talks, tours, walks and discussions. And there’s more! Families will enjoy Museum Encounters, storytelling, arts and crafts, quizzes and demonstrations.

    Some events require advance booking, for others you can just come along and join in, all
    are FREE with a Museum entrance ticket.
     
    Friends of HKMM members could enjoy priority access to all programme. 
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01 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2019 14:00-15:00 / 16:00-17:00

An introduction to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. ... more

06 Jan 2019 - 14 Apr 2019 14:00-17:00

Colouring pencils are available at the Corner every Sunday from January till the end of the exhibition (except 27/1, 3/2 and 10/2). Each colouring corner are attached with Cantonese exhibition tour (15:00-15:45). ... more

Talks
20 Jan 2019 16:00-17:00

Travelling out in 1859 to join his uncle’s then successful trading house, Augustine Heard & Co., George Heard, the youngest of the nephews, was hired on ship-board by fellow-traveller, John E. Ward, the ... more

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26 Jan 2019 16:00 – 17:30

The shopping alleys in the city and in the periphery of 19th century Canton (present day Guangzhou) were lined with shops serving a staggering selection of goods and crafts made in China exclusively for ... more

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Talks
26 Jan 2019 15:00-15:45

To accompany with the exhibition “The Dragon and the Eagle: American Traders in China, A Century of Trade from 1784 to 1900”, the exhibition tours will be guided by the Curators to unfold the interesting ... more

Talks
16 Feb 2019 16:00 – 17:30

Through the lens of the prominent Chinese merchant Houqua, this talk explores the growth of Sino-American trade into a sustainable business in the early nineteenth century. His partnership with select ... more

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Talks
16 Feb 2019 15:00-15:45

To accompany with the exhibition “The Dragon and the Eagle: American Traders in China, A Century of Trade from 1784 to 1900”, the exhibition tours will be guided by the Curators to unfold the interesting ... more

Walks
23 Feb 2019 14:30 – 17:00

We shall start at a rendezvous point at or close to the South Pacific Hotel in Bowrington/Causeway Bay. We shall then go to the approximate site of Commander Belcher’s Observation Point (still recalled in a ... more

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Talks
02 Mar 2019 16:00 – 17:30

News of the California gold rush in the mid-19th century reverberated around the world. The Chinese called California “Gold Mountain” and the “Gold Mountain Dream” drove tens of thousands of Chinese ... more

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02 Mar 2019 15:00-15:45

To accompany with the exhibition “The Dragon and the Eagle: American Traders in China, A Century of Trade from 1784 to 1900”, the exhibition tours will be guided by the Curators to unfold the interesting ... more