Visitors experience an old Hong Kong food stall on October 16, 2020, as they visit the Hong Kong Museum of History’s permanent exhibition before it is closed for renovation. Photo: Robert Ng
Visitors experience an old Hong Kong food stall on October 16, 2020, as they visit the Hong Kong Museum of History’s permanent exhibition before it is closed for renovation. Photo: Robert Ng
Philip Bowring
Opinion

Opinion

Philip Bowring

Hong Kong Museum of History must flesh out the city’s story

  • The interim exhibit at the museum gives much space to the culture of ‘indigenous people’, although after 1841 Hong Kong was populated largely by immigrants
  • It also lacks a sense of how Hong Kong came to be a major commercial and maritime centre

Visitors experience an old Hong Kong food stall on October 16, 2020, as they visit the Hong Kong Museum of History’s permanent exhibition before it is closed for renovation. Photo: Robert Ng
Visitors experience an old Hong Kong food stall on October 16, 2020, as they visit the Hong Kong Museum of History’s permanent exhibition before it is closed for renovation. Photo: Robert Ng
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