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Floor Plan of the Hong Kong Museum of History

Group Visit


* There is no admission fee for exhibition, and advance applications are not required if there is no need for guided tour and in-house video show services.

The following organisations can apply for free guided tours and in-house video shows services:

  1. registered kindergartens, primary schools, secondary schools, post-secondary institutions, universities and charitable or non-profit-making organisations in a group of 20 visitors* or more.
  2. registered schools and charitable or non-profit making organisations serving people with disabilities or the elderly in a group of 10 visitors* or more.

    * The total number of visitors includes teachers, staff and accompanying carers.

    # Each tour lasts for about 1 hour, with a maximum of 35 persons. Group leaders are welcome to come up with your own route that most suit your theme of visit.

Opening hours for the Hong Kong Museum of History:
Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 10am - 7pm
Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year's Eve: 10am - 5pm
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays), and the first two days of the Chinese New Year

Application Procedures

Application will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Applications should be made 2 weeks to 3 months (from the first working day of the month) in advance before the date of visit. For example, if the proposed visit falls in February 2024, application will be accepted starting from 1 November 2023. Please call 2724 9080 during office hours (Mon-Fri: 9:30am-12:45pm & 2:00-5:30pm) for reservation first, and then submit the duly completed application form together with copies of relevant documents to us by mail (please mark "Application for guided tour" on the envelope) or fax (2724 9090) within one week after the telephone booking. Otherwise, the booking will be cancelled. Application made less than two weeks before the visit will not be considered.

When making bookings, please provide the Museum with the following information:


Name of school or organisation (Chinese & English)


Address and telephone number of school or organisation


Name of officer-in-charge


Two alternative dates/times in case the time slot is full


Number of visitors (including staff) and their age group


Approximate length of your visit


Other services to be required (eg. in-house video programme)

Please send the completed application form to the Museum by fax (2724 9090) within one week's time to confirm the telephone booking. Before you fax, please check whether:  


the written date/time of visit is the same as the telephone booking;


the principal/chairman has signed on the application form;


the school/organisation chop has been properly stamped on the form;


details for services required (Part B & C) have been completed;


programme schedule (Part D) has been completed; and


certified true copies of supporting document for registered charitable/non-profit-making organisation have been provided.

Successful application will be confirmed in writing. Please present the ‘Confirmation Letter of Application for Guided Tour and In-house Video Show Services for Groups' upon arrival for verification.


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