Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Explore over 3,000 years of maritime history and culture in Hong Kong, the South China Sea and the Pearl River Delta at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum

The Hong Kong Pass Free Entry to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum Normally HK$30.00 - Free with Hong Kong Pass

Hong Kong's extensive maritime history comes to life at the incredible Hong Kong Maritime Museum. Located at Central's Pier 8 overlooking Hong Kong's Victoria harbour, the Maritime Museum charts Hong Kong's history with the seas from its roots as a small fishing village and its role in international trade to the height of regional piracy, the creation of the port of Hong Kong and into modern day. Named as a top 10 museum in China by TripAdvisor in their 2017 Traveler's Choice awards, the HK Maritime Museum is an exciting and innovative visitor experience thanks to its large collection of historic artefacts and ceramics, cultural exhibits and dynamic displays.

From humble beginnings as a fishing village to becoming an important international port of trade, Hong Kong's culture and history has a strong link to the sea. Discover more at the Maritime Museum.

Hong Kong Pass Tips

  • Free entry to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum
  • Located next to Central Star Ferry Pier 

Did You Know? - Hong Kong Facts

  • Hong Kong used to be sparsely poplated by fishermen and villagers who supported China's coastal trade.
  • Tai O, an ancient stilted village on Lantau, that was once a shining port of the Pearl River Delta still exists today
  • During the 19th century, approximately 70,000 pirates were based inthe South China Sea
  • You can still visit one of the hidden caves of pirate leader Cheung Po Tsai, which was used for storing stolen goods, on Cheung Chau island

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Getting to Hong Kong Maritime Museum

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Getting to Hong Kong Maritime Museum

  • Hong Kong Maritime Museum Central Pier 8, Central, Hong Kong
  • Closest Subway Central
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 1 on Hong Kong Island Tour (red route)
    Stop 17 on Stanley Tour (green route)

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Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm

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