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International Museum Day 2021

Precautionary Measures at HKMM

The museum is implementing prevention measures to protect our visitors and staff. Due to the impact of COVID-19, the museum will implement admission quota and special precautionary measures to help ensure public safety. Click here for more information.

When the admission quota is full, please expect a short wait for admission.

International Museum Day 2021  (15-16 May)

To celebrate International Museum Day Hong Kong 2021, Hong Kong Maritime Museum will be offering free admission to visitors for a special programme of events over the weekend of 15 to 16 May.

Date:15 - 16/5/2021  
Time:10:00 – 19:00 

The Coastwise Lights of Macao Guia Light
The Coastwise Lights of Hong Kong Docume

Seeing in the Dark: Stories of Hong Kong Harbour and Lighthouse

In collaboration with the CityU’s Lighthouse Heritage Research Connections (LHRC), this event showcases the development of the lighthouse in the fields of science, art, humanities and architecture, and aims to present Hong Kong maritime lighthouse memories in different time periods from multiple perspectives. 

Date and Time:

15/5 (13:00 – 17:00)      “Lighthouse Memories” Documentary Screening  

16/5 (13:00 – 16:30)      “Seeing in the Dark: Stories of Hong Kong Harbour and Lighthouse” Exhibition                                                    and Discussion Panel 
Venue:  Special Events and Exhibitions Gallery

>>> Learn More >>>

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Chat with the Curator

Why Sailor-Made? Talk to our Curator at the gallery to know more about sailor suit, nautical fashion, and the behind-the-scenes of the special exhibition “Sailor-Made: Manifestations of Nautical Fashion in Hong Kong Culture”.

Date:      15/5

Time:     11:30 – 12:00 (English) / 15:30 – 16:00 (Cantonese)

Venue:  Harbour Viewing Gallery

>>> Learn More >>>


Be our Sailor Cat!

At our photo booth at the museum entrance, you can take picture as our Sailor Cat! 

Date:  15 - 16/05/2021 

Time: 10:00 - 18:30 

Venue:  Museum Entrance  

Museum Shop Special Discounts

Throughout May, there will be a 10% discount on selected lighthouse merchandise at the museum gift shop and eShop (while stocks last) 

On 15 and 16 May, you can get a free souvenir with any purchase over HK$100 at HKMM Gift Shop while stocks last. 

>>> Visit Our eShop >>>

Cafe 8 Discount

15% discount upon presentation of museum ticket at Café 8, the Museum’s roof-top café. 

For more information


Phone: 3713 2518

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