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Po Leung Kuk Museum - A Peek into Hong Kong's 19th Century Past

Po Leung Kuk Museum - Hong KongThe Po Leung Kuk Museum, formerly called the Po Leung Kuk Archives, is a museum which preserves and manages the historical records and collection of artifacts of the Po Leung Kuk, a civilian organization established in the late 19th century to protect women and children from abduction and human trafficking. It has evolved to become one of Hong Kong's largest civic and charitable organizations providing diverse welfare, educational, cultural and recreational services.

The museum is housed in the Main Building of the Po Leung Kuk's Headquarters at 66 Leighton Road, Hong Kong. It is comprised of The Old Hall, a three-sectioned Exhibition Hall, Archives Office, Research Room and two Archival Conservation Rooms.

The Old Hall and the Exhibition Hall, which were opened to the public since 1998, showcase the organization's collections of artifacts, documents and photos which provide a glimpse of the life of ordinary people in 19th century.

The museum offers guided tours and reference research, as well as, conduct seminars to the public. Exhibits are selected and mounted for theme display with periodic rotation in the exhibition halls to raise public awareness of PLK’s role in the social development of Hong Kong.

Po Leung Kuk Museum is open daily (except Sunday and Public Holidays), from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

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