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Sheung Yiu Folk Museum

Sheung Yiu Folk Museum

Introduction

Located inside the scenic Sai Kung Country Park and occupying an area of 500 square metres, the Sheung Yiu Folk Museum was originally a Hakka village built in the late 19th century. The village and its neighbouring lime kiln were gazetted as monuments in 1981. After it was restored, the village was opened as a museum in 1984.

 

Getting There

Address: Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail, Sai Kung, Hong Kong.

Location Map Link to GeoInfo Map

  • By Bus:

    Kowloon Motor Bus no. 94, or Kowloon Motor Bus no. 96R (only available on Sundays and public holidays), alight at Sheung Yiu station, pass through the Pak Tam Bridge, and then a 15-minute walk along the Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail.

  • By Minibus:

    New Territories GMB Route no. 7 or no. 9, alight at Sheung Yiu station, pass through the Pak Tam Bridge, and then a 15-minute walk along the Pak Tam Chung Nature Trail.

Map
 

Opening Hours

March through September (Monday, Wednesday to Sunday) 10 am to 6 pm

October through February (Monday, Wednesday to Sunday) 10 am to 5 pm


Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and the first two days of the Chinese New Year

 

Admission

Free

 

Permanent Display

Permanent Display

Comprising dwellings, pigsties, a cattle shed, a six-metre-high watchtower, a spacious drying terrace and other exhibits such as farm implements and everyday objects of the Hakka people, the restored village recreates the rural life of Sheung Yiu Village in its heyday.

A video programme Life in Sheung Yiu Village is screened in the Audio-visual gallery to show audience the history of Sheung Yiu Village and local culture as well.

 

Layout Plan


Layout PlanKitchenAudio-visual GalleryGraphic Panels DisplayGraphic Panels DisplayStore RoomFarming Implement DisplayKitchenDomestic UnitMuseum OffciePig PenCattle ShedDrying TerraceGate Tower
 

Guided Tours

Guided museum tours are available for schools and community groups. For details, please refer to the Booking Form.

 

Enquiries

Tel.
:
(852) 2792 6365
Fax
:
(852) 2194 4776