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Special Arrangements Under Inclement Weather Conditions

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Inclement Weather Arrangements

  1. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above: The museum will close. If the signal is lowered less than 2 hours before the normal closing time, the museum will remain closed that day.
  2. Black Rainstorm Warning: If the warning is issued during normal opening hours, the museum will remain open. If the warning is issued before the museum opens, the museum will be closed until the warning is cancelled. If the warning is cancelled less than 2 hours before normal closing hours, the museum will remain closed that day.

Museum Activities

  1. Indoor programmes for Parents and Children / Kindergartens / Primary schools / Special Schools / Child Centres / Centres for the Elderly / Similar Organisations (including pre-booked group visits) will be cancelled under the following weather conditions:

    When the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 or above; or Red / Black Rainstorm Warning is issued and is still in force 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin.

    If the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 is lowered 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to commence, the programme will continue.
     
  2. Indoor programmes for Public / Secondary Schools / Tertiary Institutions / Similar Organisations (including pre-booked group visits and guided tours) will be cancelled under the following weather conditions:

    When the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above; or Black Rainstorm Warning is issued and is still in force 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin.

    If the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 is lowered 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to commence, the programme will continue.
     
  3. All outdoor programmes will be cancelled in the following weather conditions:

    When the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 or above or Red / Black Rainstorm Warning is issued and is still in force 3 hours before the programme is scheduled to begin.
     
  4. Programmes already in progress:

    When Red / Black Rainstorm Warning or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 is issued, indoor programmes already in progress will continue, but outdoor programmes will be cancelled immediately; if the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is issued during any activity, the activity will be cancelled immediately.

Cancelled fee-charging programmes will be rescheduled or the fees will be refunded. Please retain the letter of acceptance and receipt to facilitate the rescheduling/refund.