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, allare FREE with a Museum entrance ticket.Friends of HKMM members could enjoy priority access to all programme.
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
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
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
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
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
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