• An extensive public programme of FREE events is underway for visitors of all ages. Join us for talks, tours, walks and discussions. And there’s more! Families will enjoy Museum Encounters, storytelling, arts and crafts, quizzes and demonstrations.

    Some events require advance booking, for others you can just come along and join in, all
    are FREE with a Museum entrance ticket.
     
    Friends of HKMM members could enjoy priority access to all programme. 
  • Calendar of Events

01 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2019 14:00-15:00 / 16:00-17:00

An introduction to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. ... more

23 Feb 2019 14:30 – 17:00

We shall start at a rendezvous point at or close to the South Pacific Hotel in Bowrington/Causeway Bay. We shall then go to the approximate site of Commander Belcher’s Observation Point (still recalled in a ... more

02 Mar 2019 16:00 – 17:30

News of the California gold rush in the mid-19th century reverberated around the world. The Chinese called California “Gold Mountain” and the “Gold Mountain Dream” drove tens of thousands of Chinese ... more

02 Mar 2019 15:00-15:45

To accompany with the exhibition “The Dragon and the Eagle: American Traders in China, A Century of Trade from 1784 to 1900”, the exhibition tours will be guided by the Curators to unfold the interesting ... more

16 Mar 2019 16:00 – 18:00

Augustine Heard & Co. (AHC) was one of the largest American trading houses in China during the late 19th century, profited hugely from the exports of commodities such as silk, tea, and porcelain amid the two ... more

17 Mar 2019 14:00-17:00

Museum visitors will learn about the untold stories of early American trade with China through a series of interactive activities such as storytelling, craft making, and treasure hunt. ... more

24 Mar 2019 14:00-16:00

In this workshop, participants will learn about the history of kwon-glazed porcelain and the use of pidgin English in the context of early American trade with China. Ceramic artist Winus Lee will demonstrate ... more

30 Mar 2019 14:30 – 17:00

The Pearl River Estuary has always been a gateway to and from China for traders of all countries of origin. It was no exception to the 19th-century American traders who came all the way from the harbours of ... more

07 Apr 2019 14:00-17:00

Museum visitors will learn about the untold stories of early American trade with China through a series of interactive activities such as storytelling, craft making, and treasure hunt. ... more