【Hong Kong Heritage Museum】The Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau) has submitted a paper to the Legislative Council (LegCo) to open a new museum at the Tsim Sha Tsui Science Museum site to showcase the country's development and achievements, while the Science Museum will be relocated to the current location of the Hong Kong Heritage Museum in Sha Tin. As for the existing collections of the Heritage Museum, they will be consolidated and relocated with other museums. As soon as the news came out, it caused a lot of discussion, and many people expressed regret for it.


First opened to the public in December 2000, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum regularly hosts special exhibitions covering Hong Kong culture and classical paintings, as well as exhibitions of original Ghibli and Pixar animations. Before the museum's "Killing", let's look back at the wonderful exhibitions held by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum over the years.


Poster of "Continue to Love: Leslie Cheung Memorial Exhibition".

Title: Continue to Love: Leslie Cheung Memorial Exhibition
Duration: March 2023, 3 – October 29, 2023


First up is the "Continuing Love: Leslie Cheung Memorial Exhibition", which was completed just this year, in which three of Leslie Cheung's closest friends, Chan Shuk-fan, Cheung Shu-ping and Xia Yong-hong, recounted his outstanding achievements in music, film and television, and their influence on pop culture through the exhibition of his classic stage costumes, photographs, recordings and film works, songs, film and television awards, and personal collections.

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Exhibits include costumes worn by Leslie Cheung in different concerts, such as a red cape and shining stone suit for the "Crossing 97" concert, as well as red high heels; In "Hot Concert", he wore a white feather costume and blue beaded jeans. In addition to the concert costumes, the exhibition also showcased some of Leslie Cheung's recording, singing, film and television awards, including the vinyl album "For Your Love" (white version), the trophy for Best Film Song "Chasing" at the <>th Hong Kong Film Awards, and the photo album "Celebration" by Leslie Cheung by Xia Yongkang and concert photos were also displayed.

Promotional image of "Peerless Beauty, Anita Mui".

The exhibition was well received, attracting a total of 370,716 visitors and visitors. After the Leslie Cheung Memorial Exhibition, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum was originally scheduled to hold the exhibition "Anita Mui" from 12 December this year to 24 September next year, recalling her contribution to Hong Kong pop culture, but it is still doubtful whether the exhibition will be successful.

The Jin Yong Pavilion displays more than 300 exhibits, many of which are precious manuscripts. (Photo by Lin Ruoqin)

Titles: "Jin Yong Pavilion" and "Painting. Jin Yong" exhibition
duration: March 2017, 3 – March 1, 2017


The Hong Kong Heritage Museum has a permanent Jin Yong Museum, which will be opened to the public in 2017 with a three-year investment of 50 million yuan. The museum has more than 300 sets of exhibits related to Jin Yong, such as Jin Yong's own written couplet, the popular version of "The Legend of the Condor Heroes" in the <>s, and the newly revised and revised manuscript of "Dragon Babu", introducing his early career, the creative process of martial arts novels and the influence of his novels on Hong Kong pop culture. At that time, in order to coincide with the opening of the "Jin Yong Museum", the Hong Kong Heritage Museum held the "Painting. Jin Yong" special exhibition, which exhibits the original illustrations of Jin Yong's novels and the martial arts world of Jin Yong by different artists, attracts a large number of citizens to visit.

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Poster of "Elsewhere – Claude Monet's Works".

Title: Elsewhere – Claude Monet's
WorksDuration: May 2016, 5 – July 4, 2016


For example, in 2016, the exhibition "Romance of a Strange Country: Claude Monet's Works" was held, which borrowed original works by Claude Monet from various museums in France, and exhibited <> representative works from the French public collection, including "Water Lilies", "Giverny in Spring", and "The Thaw of the Seine in the Vitney Basin, Facing Lavagus".

With an average of about 3600,2012 visitors per day, it was the largest exhibition in Hong Kong at the time dedicated to the works of the Impressionist master Monet. In <>, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum held Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso in Paris, the first of its most comprehensive exhibitions of Picasso's works in Hong Kong, and all tickets were sold out.

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Title: Studio Ghibli Scenography Design Manuscript Exhibition: The Secret
of Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki's AnimationDuration: May 2014, 5 - August 14, 2014


The Hong Kong Heritage Museum has hosted a number of exhibitions of original animation sketches, including Studio Ghibli's sketches. The exhibition features more than 36,<> Studio Ghibli animation scene design manuscripts and animation clips, including "Valley of the Wind", "Goodbye Firefly", "Witch Home Delivery Service", "My Neighbor Totoro", "Howl's Moving Castle", "Spirited Away", "Wave on the Cliff" and "The Wind Rises", as well as the scene design manuscript of Takahata's "The Tale of Radiance Hime" was exhibited in Hong Kong for the first time, with more than <>,<> visitors.

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Name: Pixar Animation 30 Years: Family + Friends, Come On!
Duration: November 2017, 11 – March 18, 2018


The Hong Kong Heritage Museum has not only exhibited the original Jib manuscripts, but also held two exhibitions of Pixar animations. In 2011, "25 Years of Pixar Animation" was held, with more than 400 exhibits reminiscing about the animated characters created by Pixar Animation Studio. Due to the popularity of the exhibition, in 2017 the museum returned to the Pixar exhibition on the theme of friendship and family, which also showcased a variety of sketches, paintings, storyboards and sculptures created in traditional and digital media, complemented by short films interviewed by animators to introduce the sources of inspiration.

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