• What's On

    Past Events and Exhibitions
  • The Hong Kong Maritime Museum offers public programming for adults, families and community groups on a regular basis and in connection with special exhibitions. For adults, we invite speakers to Saturdays Talks to share their areas of expertise across a wide range of topics. For families we hold storytelling and arts and crafts workshops

    To see upcoming events at HKMM, click here.   

09 Jan 2016 16:00-17:30 (in Cantonese)

This talk focuses on how the Hong Kong government handled the Vietnamese refugee crisis of the 1970s. ... more

19 Dec 2015 16:00 - 17:30 (In English)

Using a Chinese export lacquer screen in the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and other Chinese export art objects, the speaker will talk about the messages hidden behind the images. ... more

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09 Nov 2015 - 15 Nov 2015

An annual event that seeks to help students and pre-professionals gain a better understanding and appreciation for the importance of the shipping industry and employment opportunities across a range of sectors, Maritime Awareness Week is shapping up to be bigger and better than ever! ... more

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07 Nov 2015 16:00 (In English with Chinese captions)

Guangzhou (Canton) has been an important trading port in the Southern part of China since very early times. To satisfy the curiosity of westerners a great many export paintings depicting Chinese landscapes, scenery, folklore, agricultural and industrial processes were produced and exported together with the usual commodities. ... more

03 Nov 2015 18:30 (In English)

Join us to hear leading experts express their views about the future of maritime museums ... more

03 Nov 2015 18:30 to 20:00 (In English)

Please join us for a very special discussion on maritime archaeology and book launch of Treasures of the Deep ... more

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01 Nov 2015 - 06 Nov 2015

Hong Kong Maritime Museum hosted the 17th International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM) from 1-6 November 2015, the first of its kind in Asia - Hong Kong. ... more

31 Oct 2015 14:00-17:00 (In Cantonese and English )

Hong Kong’s waters are seriously threatened by marine litter. ... more

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10 Oct 2015 16:00 (in English)

A behind the scenes look at The Cry of the Whales ... more

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Friday EYT
25 Sep 2015 19:00 to 22:00 (In Cantonese and English)

Come to this event to learn more about how to protect our oceans and eliminate waste. You can also contribute to a communal artwork using recycled plastic materials led by local artist UUendy Lau. ... more

25 Sep EYT