What are the best free museums in Hong Kong?

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Barbra Austin

Most museums in Hong Kong charge admission, but a few are free. And several offer free entry on Wednesdays.

Free all the time:

Museum of Tea Ware Pop in here during a stroll through Hong Kong Park to learn more about the culture of tea drinking in China.

The Sheung Yiu Folk Museum Explore rural 19th century life at this museum, which is built into the preserved remnants of a fortified Hakka villlage in Sai Kung. Who says there’s nothing old in Hong Kong?

Free on Wednesdays:

Hong Kong Museum of History Visit this institution for a comprehensive look at the region's geological, ecological, cultural and political past.

Hong Kong Science Museum Interactive, hands-on exhibitions make this a good one for the kids.

Hong Kong Museum of Art Big name touring exhibitions often stop here, but the real draw is the deep collection of Chinese fine art and antiquities.

Dr. Sun Yat-sen Museum Learn about Hong Kong’s role in the storied life of this seminal revolutionary figure, the father of modern China.

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