Located in Tsim Sha Tsui on the Kowloon Peninsula of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Space Museum is one of the famous planetariums in Asia. This grand Museum is managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of Hong Kong. Since its opening to public on 8th October in 1980, it has received numerous tourists home and abroad. Some fantastic high tech exhibits are held from time to time in the Museum, including astronomy exhibitions and lectures. It also opens to schools, communities and the public. This is a fun place, especially for kids.
Built in 1977 and completed in 1980, covered an area of 8000square meters, the Hong Kong Space Museum is constructed with an egg-shaped shell, which has become a landmark for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Inside the museum, there is a hemispherical projection screen. Here you can have a chance to appreciate the pictures projected by planetarium projection, the most advanced equipment in Asia. You will be amazed by those clear and incredible pictures, which show you the profound universe.
The Hong Kong Space Museum is consisted by two exhibition halls: the Hall of Space Science and the Hall of Astronomy on the west and east side respectively. With a diameter of 23 meters and 316 seats, the Hall of Astronomy is one of the largest astronomy halls in the world. However, the highlight of the museum is the Space Theatre. This is a great globe shaped theatre with a domed roof. Space films are shown here several times a week and it is wonderfully atmospheric.
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 1pm-9pm and Weekends 10am-9pm. closed on Tuesdays.
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