Hong Kong Railway Museum
Situated in the town center of Tai Po Market, the Hong Kong Railway Museum is an open-air museum occupying some 6,500 square meters converted from the old Tai Po Market Railway Station. Erected in 1913, the station building features the pitched roof of traditional Chinese building. It was declared a monument in 1984, refurbished and opened as a museum in 1985.
Monday, Wednesday to Sunday & public holidays : 10am-6pm
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
Address: 13 Shung Tak Street, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, Hong Kong.
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To show proper consideration for the relics on display and to make sure our museum is a place where all visitors can enjoy in a pleasant atmosphere, please observe the following rules:
- please do not eat or drink, smoke, throw stones and pick flowers inside the museum.
- please do not bring animals and bicycles into the museum; guide dogs accompanying visually-impaired visitors are, however, allowed.
- please do not take wedding, graduation or portrait/cosplay photos inside exhibition gallery and historical coaches of the museum; please do not use tripods when taking photos in outdoor areas of the museum.
- please do not record videos inside the museum.
Railway Museum Unveils a New Look for Its Exhibition Gallery
Through a display of newly added artefacts, train models and historical photos, the exhibition gallery introduces visitors to the development of railways in Hong Kong with new and innovative designs. A series of video and multimedia programmes in the exhibition gallery allow visitors to explore the past and present of Hong Kong railways in a fun and educational way. Now is the perfect time to make tracks for the Hong Kong Railway Museum!
Exploring the history of the local railway transportation, the Museum features the historic station building and other railway facilities. It also showcases a narrow gauge steam locomotive, a Diesel Electric Engine No.51 and six historical coaches.
Guided museum tours are available for schools and community groups. For details, please refer to the Application Form for Guided Tour Services.
Accessibility for the Disabled
Museum staff will assist the arrival and departure of both groups and individual visitors with special needs through the vehicle entrance at On Fu Road. Please contact site staff for assistance before visit.
Enquiry: 2653 3455
Barrier-free Facilities for Hong Kong Railway Museum
- Tactile guide path
- Braille and tactile information on the handrails of the staircase
- Entrance for the wheelchair users at On Fu Road
- Braille and tactile floor plan
- Accessible toilet
- Barrier-free ramp
Access Officer: For further enquiries, please contact our Access Officer and Assistant Curator I, Mr Sunny CHAN at 2180 8160 during the office hours (Mon to Fri: 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm).
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