Hong Kong Palace Museum set to open in July

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Located along the waterfront of West Kowloon’s cultural district, the Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) is the latest museum to join the district’s family of cultural centers. Dedicated to promoting Chinese art and culture, the museum is set to open on July 2, 2022, as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the Hong Kong SAR.

Photography: Courtesy of the Hong Kong Palace Museum

The museum will display a total of 914 priceless treasures on loan from the Beijing Palace Museum – 166 of which are considered first rank objects classified as national treasures – rranging from painting and calligraphy to ceramics, jade, costume and textiles, jewelry, rare books and much more.

Hong Kong Palace Museum
Photography: Courtesy of the Hong Kong Palace MuseumGrade One National Treasure, Luo River Nymph (Northern Song copy)

Covering nearly 5,000 years of history, these precious pieces will be on display at HKPM for a month to over a year, as some works can only be displayed for a limited time due to environmental factors such as light and weather. ‘humidity.

Hong Kong Palace Museum
Photography: Courtesy of the Hong Kong Palace MuseumHKPM Main Hall

The museum will also be holding special exhibitions in its nine galleries, so check back to our page for more information coming very soon! Those wishing to visit can book tickets online starting June 14, with prices ranging from $50 to $120.

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