Plan Your Visit

Admission to the Museum is FREE.

LOCATION & ADMISSION

University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong
90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Please enter the Museum via the ground floor of the Fung Ping Shan Building.
To visit the Shop, please go to ground floor of the T.T. Tsui Building.

Direction from HKU station to University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU

Accessibility

Parking

Car park spaces inside the Main Campus are under the management of Wilson Parking (Holding) Limited. The undesignated spaces are open for use by the general public, staff members, students, alumni and contractors (in so far as they have observed the rules including payment). Please click HERE for more information.

Wheelchairs

UMAG is accessible for wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. Disabled users are encouraged to contact the Museum at +852 2241 5500 for immediate advice as routes (PDF) or pathways around the Museum can be complicated.

Click HERE for Wheelchair Friendly Routes on HKU Main Estate and click HERE a detailed list of locations of Lifts and ramps for Wheelchair Friendly Routes.

 

TRANSPORTATION

🚌By Bus
Citybus
40 Wan Chai (North) ↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Wah Fu (North)
40M Wan Chai (North)↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Wah Fu (North)

New World First Bus
23 North Point Ferry Pier → HKU East Gate → Pokfield Road

The Kowloon Motor Bus Company Limited
103 Chuk Yuen Estate Bus Terminus↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Pokfield Road Bus Terminus

🚐By Minibus (Green)
8 Central (Exchange Square) ↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Near Baguio Villa Block 17
22 Central (Exchange Square) ↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Pok Fu Lam Gardens
22s Central (Central Ferry Pier) ↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Pok Fu Lam Gardens
10 Causeway Bay (Jaffe Road) ↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Cyberport Public Transport Interchange
31 Causeway Bay (Jaffer Road) ↔ HKU East Gate ↔Tin Wan Estate
28 Causeway Bay (Sun Wui Road) ↔ HKU East Gate ↔ Baguio Villa (Upper) Minibus Terminus

🚊By Tram
Nearest Station: Water Street Station (300m)

🚆By MTR
Nearest Station: HKU Station (Exit: A1)

🚕By Taxi
Please pass the following message to the taxi driver:
「司機先生:請你帶我去般咸道同興漢道口嘅香港大學東閘門口。」

Opening Hours

TuesdaySaturday       9:30am6:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm6:00pm

The museum is closed on Mondays, Public and University Holidays.

Some areas of the Fung Ping Shan Building will remain closed until further notice due to continued renovation work. Selected galleries of the Fung Ping Shan Building and the T.T. Tsui Building will remain open for special exhibitions.

Public and University Holidays for 2021

24 December Christmas Eve
25 December Christmas Day
26 December The first Sunday after Christmas Day
27 December The first weekday after Christmas Day
31 December pm New Year’s Eve

Holidays for 2022

1 January           The first day of January
31 January pm (from 1pm) Lunar New Year’s Eve
1 February Lunar New Year’s Day
2 February The second day of the Lunar New Year
3 February  The third day of the Lunar New Year
16 March HKU Foundation Day
5 April Ching Ming Festival
15 April Good Friday
16 April The day following Good Friday
17 April Easter
18 April Easter Monday
2 May The day following Labour Day
9 May The day following the Birthday of the Buddha
3 June Tuen Ng Festival
1 July HKSAR Establishment Day
12 September The second day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
1 October National Day
4 October Chung Yeung Festival
24 December Christmas Eve
25 December Christmas Day
26 December The first weekday after Christmas Day
27 December The second weekday after Christmas Day
31 December pm (from 1pm) New Year’s Eve

Visiting Rules

MUSEUM FLOOR PLAN

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) reopens on Tuesday, 3 May.

In the interest of public health, UMAG will adopt the following measures :

  • Except for exempted persons*, all museum visitors are required to scan the “LeaveHomeSafe” QR code and comply with the requirement of HKU Vaccine Pass^ before entering UMAG via the G/F Fung Ping Shan Building entrance. (*Exempted persons include those who are aged below 15 and not accompanied by an adult, aged 65 or above, those with disability, and other persons recognised by the Government or organisation(s) authorised by the Government.)
  • A temperature check will be conducted upon entry.
  • Visitors are required to properly wear their face mask at all times. They are advised to wash their hands and use the hand sanitizer and sink available at the entrance.
  • Crowd control measures will be in place; UMAG reserves the right to limit the number of visitors.
  • Children under 12 can only enter the museum when accompanied by an adult.
  • Disability access is available upon request. Please contact the museum at (852) 2241 5500 three working days prior to your visit.

^HKU Vaccine Pass

  • Persons aged 18 or above will need to have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccination for at least 14 days.
  • Children aged from 12 to 17 are only required to receive one dose if they are still within six months from receiving the first vaccine dose. They are required to receive the second dose if they have received the first dose for over six months.
  • Children aged from 5 to 11 are required to receive one dose of vaccination.

Exempted scenarios:

  •  Children under 5 years of age
  • Recovered persons previously infected with COVID-19 and within 6 months from recovery. See recovery record QR code here.
  • Persons with a certified medical exemption

To expedite the process of admission, please download and install the “LeaveHomeSafe”, “iAM Smart” or “eHealth” mobile app in advance and/or store the QR code of a COVID-19 vaccination record or COVID-19 vaccination medical exemption certificate in the app, or carry a paper copy of their COVID-19 vaccination record and/or COVID-19 vaccination medical exemption certificate printed with an encrypted QR code for scanning by museum staff.

UMAG will continue to assess the situation and adjust the relevant preventive measures as necessary.

ADVERSE WEATHER ARRANGEMENT

Museum Opening

  1. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above
    UMAG will be closed and remain closed if the signal is lowered less than 3 hours before the normal closing time.
  2. Black Rainstorm Warning Signal
    If the signal is issued during the normal opening hours, UMAG will remain open. If the signal is issued before the opening hours, UMAG will be closed until the signal is cancelled. If the signal is cancelled less than 3 hours before the normal closing time, UMAG will remain closed.

Arrangements of Museum Programmes

Under the situations as listed below:
a) Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 (or above) is hoisted; or
b) Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 will be issued within two hours as announced by the Hong Kong Observatory; or
c) “Extreme conditions” after super typhoons are in force (announced by the Government before the Hong Kong Observatory replaces Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 with Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3); or
d) Red or Black Rainstorm Signal is in force

I. The following arrangements will apply:

For on-site programmes* not yet started

If any of the warnings or announcements is hoisted or in force at or after 6:00 am All programmes commencing before 2:00 pm will be cancelled automatically.
If any of the warnings or announcements is hoisted or in force at or after 11:00 am All programmes commencing at any time from 

2:00 pm and before 6:00 pm will be cancelled automatically.

If any of the warnings or announcements is hoisted or in force at or after 3:00 pm All programmes commencing from 6:00 pm onward will be cancelled automatically.

For on-site programmes* already started

When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or the No. 8 Signal will be issued within two hours as announced by the Hong Kong Observatory, or “extreme conditions” are in force All programmes will be suspended immediately.

 

When Red or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted All programmes, except those held outdoors, will continue. 

 

For outdoor activities, the responsible staff members on the spot should suspend the activities immediately, ensure that all participants are taken to a safe place, and remain there until it is safe for them to return home.

II. Online programmes

Unless otherwise advised by the organisers, all online activities will continue as scheduled under all weather conditions (including situations (a) to (d) listed above).

Further Notes

Cancelled programmes will be postponed or fees refunded. Programme fees (if any) will be refunded only if there are more than half of the class time left to the original finishing time. UMAG will inform the participants of the arrangement as soon as possible.

When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 or Amber Rainstorm Signal is in force, it should be assumed that all programmes will be held as scheduled unless an announcement to the contrary has been made by UMAG.

*Refer to, but not limited to guided tours (public or scheduled), workshops, talks, demonstration.

October 2021

REQUEST GROUP TOUR

Museum curators and volunteers are available to provide guided museum tours for groups of up to eleven people. Tours of collection highlights and special exhibitions may be scheduled in English, Cantonese and Putonghua during regular opening hours.

School groups and members of the general public are invited to book customised tours in which guides introduce art and culture to a specific age or interest group. Visitors can also enjoy the exclusive and intimate experience of touring the Museum in private. Corporate clients routinely utilise after-hours tours for corporate entertaining.

We welcome tour groups and ask tourism professionals to make arrangements by contacting the Programme Assistant at lcindy@hku.hk or +852 2219 4514.

Please click here for the important notes on guided tour or unguided visit. Click here to register.

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