Want to make your family holiday a fun and educational one? Then look no further than Hong Kong’s family-friendly museums. Learn just about everything — from astronomical wonders to locomotive history to contemporary art — at these 12 iconic museums perfect for kids and adults alike.
Art and culture
8. Hong Kong Museum of Art
9. West Kowloon Cultural District: M+ and Hong Kong Palace Museum
Standing at 22 metres tall and taking up four storeys of the museum, the ‘Energy Machine’ is the largest exhibit of its kind in the world. It’s designed to demonstrate the transformation of energy and motion.
‘The World of Mirrors’ is formed by different mirror pieces to produce enchanting visual effects.
The Children’s Gallery on the third floor is an interactive zone specially designed for children.
After visiting the Lai Chi Wo Story Room, you may also want to visit the nearby Mui Tsz Lam Story Museum and Siu Ying Story Room to learn more about Hakka culture and biodiversity in the area.
Both M+ and Hong Kong Palace Museum organise activities and workshops for families. M+ regularly hosts Family Days on Sundays in the second half of each month, inviting parents and children to express their creativity through interactive learning experiences.
Make reservations online:
M+ events: https://www.mplus.org.hk/en/events/
Hong Kong Palace Museum events: https://www.hkpm.org.hk/en/event
Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.