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University Museum and Art Gallery - The Oldest Museum in Hong Kong

University Museum and Art Gallery

The University Museum and Art Gallery is housed in the Fung Ping Shan Building

Located inside the University of Hong Kong at 94 Bonham Road, the University Museum and Art Gallery is considered as the oldest museum in Hong Kong. It was established in 1953 and is housed in the Fung Ping Shan Building while the art gallery is located at the lower three storeys of the T T Tsui Building. A bridge links the two buildings together.

The University Museum and Art Gallery is home to more than a thousand items of Chinese antiquities, mainly ceramics, bronzes and paintings. The comprehensive collection has objects dating from the Neolithic period to the Qing Dynasty.

The University Museum and Art Gallery also claims to have the largest collection of Yuan dynasty Nestorian crosses in the world.  It also possesses numerous carvings in jade, wood and stone.

After going thru the historical artifacts in the museum, guests can leisurely stroll at the University of Hong Kong's beautifully landscaped campus grounds.

How to get there:
MTR Central Station Exit J3, change to bus 3B or minibus 8 or 22 to the University of Hong Kong.

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