Hong Kong Attractions: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Museum
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Museum 孫中山紀念館
- Opened in 2006
- Located in the Soho area of Hong Kong Island
- Previously the Kom Tong Hall of the Church of the Latter Day Saints
- Insight into the life and works of the Chinese nationalist and revolutionary
- Building dates from 1914
Chinese nationalist and revolutionary Sun Yat-sen (1870-1925) agitated to overthrow the Qing Dynasty and declare a Chinese republic.
Attending high school and university in Hong Kong, Sun Yat-sen graduated in medicine from the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese (which later became The University of Hong Kong).
The four-storey museum contains a collection of artefacts relating to the life of Dr. Sun Yat Sen including clothing, seals, manuscripts and a large number of contemporary photographs. The museum also stages special exhibitions relating to Chinese history of the time of Sun Yat Sen's life and a reading room with books on Dr Sun Yat-sen and the 1911 Revolution.
Access - Getting To Dr. Sun Yat Sen Museum
Ride the Mid-Levels Escalator from Central to Caine Road or take buses #3B, #12, #12M, #13, #23, #23A, #23B, #40, #40M or #103 from Central; #40M and #103 from Pok Fu Lam. The nearest MTR stations are Central or Sheung Wan.
Dr Sun Yat Sen Museum
7 Castle Road, Central
Tel: 2367 6373
Hours: Monday-Wednesday; Friday-Saturday 10am-6pm; Sundays & Public Holidays 10am-7pm; Free admission Wednesdays and 12 November & 12 March - days of Sun Yat's birth & death; Closed Thursdays
Admission: Adults 10 HKD; students 5 HKD