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Sheung Yiu Folk Museum

 

LATEST OPENING ARRANGEMENTS FOR SHEUNG YIU FOLK MUSEUM

Starting from 14 September 2020 (Monday), Sheung Yiu Folk Museum will be re-open. Special arrangements and precautionary measures will be implemented to help ensure public health.

Special arrangements
• Opening hours from 10 am to 5 pm daily (closed on Tuesdays except public holidays). Limited admission may be implemented.
• Public programmes will be temporarily suspended.

Precautionary measures
• The museum will strengthen the hygiene of the facilities and arrange regular disinfection of all public areas. Sanitising mats and alcohol hand sanitisers will be provided.
• Visitors entering the museum will need to use hand sanitiser and will be subject to temperature checks before admission. Visitors with fever symptoms will not be admitted.
• Visitors need to wear their own masks.
• Children aged under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sheung Yiu Folk Museum will review the situation and adjust relevant preventive measures as and when necessary.

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
 

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 Plan
 

Guided Tours

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

 

Barrier-free Facilities

Sheung Yiu Folk Museum provides the following barrier-free facility:

  • Braille and tactile floor plan
Barrier Free Facilities

Access Officer

For further enquiries, please contact our Access Officer and Assistant Curator I, Miss Fion LIN at 2180 8171 during the office hours.
(Mon to Fri: 9:30 am to 6 pm)

 

Opening Hours

March to September: 10am – 6pm
October to February: 10am – 5pm
Close on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and the first two days of the Chinese New Year

 

Enquiries

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