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Hong Kong Palace Museum

West Kowloon Cultural District, 8 Museum Drive, Kowloon


Mon, Wed, Thu & Sun
10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Fri, Sat & Public Holiday
10:00 am – 08:00 pm
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Designed by Rocco Design Architects Associates Limited, the Museum is poised to be a fresh and contemporary interpretation of traditional aesthetics, drawing inspiration from Chinese art and architecture, as well as Hong Kong’s urban environment.

Hong Kong Palace Museum building

The Hong Kong Palace Museum is located at the western tip of the West Kowloon Cultural District where it looks out over sweeping views of Hong Kong’s iconic Victoria Harbour.

Nine exhibition galleries

7,800 SQM

Palace Academy

1,600 SQM

Auditorium (400 seats)

570 SQM

The Hong Kong Palace Museum occupies some 13,000 square metres with a total floor area of about 30,000 square metres and exhibition space of 7,800 square metres.

It provides barrier-free facilities and nursery rooms with ample rest areas both inside and outside, as well as an array of amenities including an auditorium, learning spaces, a gift shop, and dining areas. It is easily accessible by MTR, bus, taxi or private car.

Main Hall

Three atriums will connect the different floors of the museum vertically, referencing the horizontal spatial configuration along the central axis of the Forbidden City.

South Atrium Stairway

West Atrium

From the atriums visitors can enjoy vistas of the Entrance Plaza, the Hong Kong Island skyline, and Lantau Island, and appreciate the harmony between the museum building and its surroundings.

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Hong Kong Palace Museum
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Hong Kong Palace Museum

West Kowloon Cultural District, 8 Museum Drive, Kowloon


Mon, Wed, Thu & Sun
10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Fri, Sat & Public Holiday
10:00 am – 08:00 pm