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Coastal Defence and Military History

The Museum has developed a collection of about 500 items relating to the 600 years of Hong Kong's coastal defence and military history. It comprises cannons, cannon balls, guns, military uniforms, head gears, medals, military vehicles and equipment. Photographs, models, and historical documents like certificates, letters, diaries, log books, payrolls, prisoner-of-war artefacts, news cuttings, magazines, etc. on the subject were also acquired.