The remains of a Tudor warship that sank more than 400 years ago will go on display with thousands of its artefacts for the first time at a new British museum. Museum officials and historians say the £27 million (HK$316 million) museum, which opens today, allows visitors to view the wreck of the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's flagship, and also provides a snapshot of Tudor life onboard the vessel.
Friday, 31 May, 2013, 4:00am
Perhaps the most memorable item of furniture in the world - the couch in Sigmund Freud's consulting room, sagging under the weight of more than a century of recollected dreams, terrors, traumas and phobias - needs a facelift.7 May 2013 - 3:12am
After ABBA The Movie in 1977, the Mamma Mia musical and movie, and a 2010 travelling museum exhibit, a permanent museum to the band will open in Stockholm on May 7. After months of construction, the modern building in the leafy Djurgarden neighbourhood is nearing completion.25 Apr 2013 - 2:32am
Government museums will emphasise Hong Kong arts and culture by showing off their vast collections, revamping exhibition spaces and introducing new programmes.14 Feb 2013 - 5:44am 2 comments
More than 100 items of memorabilia telling the life story of late kung fu legend Bruce Lee will go on display for the first time in July. The five-year Bruce Lee exhibition at the Heritage Museum in Sha Tin is the result of efforts by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department after a plan to convert the star's former home into a museum fell through.14 Feb 2013 - 4:09am
They're the stuff of legends, the ornately carved, jewel-encrusted eggs commissioned by the last Russian royals as gifts for their family.7 Feb 2013 - 4:16am
There were plenty of celebrities to watch for the few who made the trek up to the Heritage Museum in Sha Tin for the launch of the Fashion Visionaries exhibition and awards ceremony, which honoured industry style makers and the style icons.
However, there was a notable absence of the paparazzi mob that usually gravitates to these events.9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Paternity leave studied
The government will consider granting male civil servants paid paternity leave. It will also consider whether to make this provision a statutory requirement for all employers, not just the government. Out of 157,000 civil servants, about 100,000 are male. On average, 2,700 of their wives have given birth every year in the past three years.13 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
MEGartSTORE: Not For Sale
Heritage Museum, Sha Tin27 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
MEGA ART PIECES ON DISPLAY
MEGartSTORE, an exhibition presented by the Heritage Museum, will run until November 27.
Its title came from the term 'mega-store'. The art pieces on display are classified under categories - such as Food & Beverage, Health & Beauty, and Leisure & Entertainment - found in lifestyle or department stores.12 Jun 2006 - 12:00am