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    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

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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
20 Sep 2015 10:00 to 14:00

The plastic footprint on the planet is becoming as much of a concern as the carbon footprint. How can you make a difference? Join HKMM and Ocean Recovery Alliance for a half-day on-the-water educational excursion and learn more about achievable solutions. ... more

20 Sep 2015 at 14:30, 15:30 and 16:30 (In Cantonese with English facilitation)

Don’t let the world’s ocean turn into a big rubbish bin, reuse your discarded plastic materials to create marine animals with local artist Sharon Cheung. ... more

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19 Sep 2015 14:00-16:00 (In Cantonese)

Stanley was once Hong Kong largest community of fishermen. The surviving temples allow us to learn about the religious beliefs of the fishermen. The guide will take us to explore several old temples in Stanley to find out more about their taboos and beliefs, including Pak Tai Temple, Tai Wong Temple and Tin Hau Temple. ... more

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