The Hong Kong Space Museum is a space science and astronomy gallery so unique and particular on its own that it has become a landmark for the Kowloon Peninsula. It is located in TsimShaTsui, Hong Kong, and commissioned on October 1980, when Hong Kong was still under British administration.
The egg-shaped museum shelters 8000 square meters and includes:
- Interactive exhibits
- Omnimax and sky shows
- Astronomy exhibitions
- A replica of the Space Shuttle orbiter nose and cockpit
- A new digital planetarium projector with a multi-language system and seats installed.
The first local planetarium created to promote astronomy and space science in Hong Kong is divided in two wings: The east wing has the nucleus of the planetarium, with the round-shaped dome structure, the Hall of Space Science, and the Stanley Ho Space Theatre; while the west wing houses the Hall of Astronomyand The Lecture Hall.
- It opens:
- On weekdays: from 1pm to 9pm
- On weekends & holidays: from 10am to 9pm
- On Christmas Eve and Lunar New Yearís Eve: from 10am to 5pm
- It closes:
- Every Tuesday thatís not a public holiday
- The first two days of the Chinese Ney Year
- The first two days of the lunar New Year
- Itís located at 10 Salisbury Road, TsimShaTsui, Kowloon Peninsula - Hong Kong
- Standard Prices: (Hong Kong Dollars)
- Omnimax Show: From $24 to $32 depending on the kind of stall you prefer
- Exhibition halls: $10
- Its contact information is:
- Phone number: (+85) 2 2721 0226
ę Museums in Hong Kong