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Maritime Museum

Maritime museum opens in new home at Pier 8, Central

Paintings of ships on display.

Hong Kong's sea history from piracy to shipbuilding goes on display today in a new waterfront home five times the size of its former premises and with twice the number of exhibits.

Tuesday, 26 February, 2013, 4:34am

Lai See

Forbes deems 'voice of China' has little left to say?

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

What Hong Kong waterfront needs is a maritime centre

Secretary of Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor's letter in support of the Maritime Museum's relocation to Pier 8 ('Maritime Museum will be part of vibrant waterfront at Central', May 19) again raises serious questions about the government's approach to planning the Central waterfront.

1 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the city digest headlined 'Free admission to 32 museums' on the front page of City yesterday, the free offer mentioned applies only to 31 museums - the Maritime Museum and Hong Kong Wetland Park are not included. For more details on International Museum Day, check

7 May 2009 - 12:00am

Logbooks destined for archives, not ruin

Outcry by boat owners forces change of heart

The Marine Department will hand 11,000 ships' logbooks collected from boat owners and marked for destruction to the government's archive department following an outcry from historians and boat owners.

4 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's important maritime heritage needs a proper showcase

I wish to comment on the financial problems being experienced by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum ('That sinking feeling', August 12), which you say is 'under pressure to move, the repository of our sea heritage is fighting to survive'.

It is no secret that Hong Kong is obsessed with benchmarking itself with New York and London.

19 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Marine display

A marine art exhibition showcasing miniature ships, nautical history and seafarers' way of life has been organised by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum.

The Marine Art Exhibition will open a window on the evolution of marine history in the east and the west. The exhibition is divided into three sections: naval warfare, fishing and whaling, and shore and harbour scene.

4 May 2007 - 12:00am

Traces of ancient trade

A FASCINATING exhibition which takes visitors back to the very beginnings of trade on the South China coast is being staged at the Urban Council's Hong Kong Museum of History in Kowloon Park.

26 Jan 1996 - 12:00am