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.
Address: 13 Shung Tak Street, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, Hong Kong.
A 10-minute walk from Exit A2 of Tai Po Market Station to Tai Po Complex, follow the directional signage of the Museum and then through Wai Yi Street to On Fu Road by a 8-minute walk.
A 10-minute walk from Exit B of Tai Wo Station. First, turn right to take escalator to Tai Wo Plaza. Next, follow the passage on the right to take escalator to the ground level. Then go in the direction of Oi Wo House and Kui Wo House, and follow the directional signages of the Museum via Tai Wo Bridge and Yan Hing Street.
By Mini Bus:
Interchange Mini Bus no. 20A, 20C, 20K at mini bus station next to MTR Tai Po Market Station, alight at Tai Po Complex and then through Wai Yi Street to On Fu Road by a 8-minute walk.
KMB Bus nos. 72, 72X, 73X, 74X, 75X, 271, alight at Kwong Fuk Road and then a 15-minute walk along On Fu Road.
Monday, Wednesday to Sunday10 am to 6 pm
Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year's Eve10 am to 5 pm
Closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and the first two days of the Chinese New Year
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 the display of newly added artefacts, train models and historical photos, the exhibition gallery at the Museum introduces visitors to the development of the railways in Hong Kong through new and innovative designs. A series of video and multimedia programmes in the exhibition gallery also allow visitors to explore the past and present of the Hong Kong Railway in a fun and educational way. It is now 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 Booking Form.
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
Access Officer: For further enquiries, please contact our Access Officer and Assistant Curator I, Mr. C. H. TSANG at 2180 8160 during the office hours (Mon to Fri: 8:45am to 1 pm and 2pm to 5:30pm).
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