After five years of construction, the prestigious Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) recently opened its doors as the latest addition to Hong Kong’s arts and culture offerings and West Kowloon’s cultural district.
Joining a host of other iconic attractions on Victoria Harbour’s historic waterfront, such as the newly opened M+ and the recently refurbished Hong Kong Art Museum, HKPM not only elevates the range of renowned museums in the city, but also enriches its diversity of arts and culture scene.
The much-loved ‘A Symphony of Lights’ will bathe Victoria Harbor in lights, music and color with an enchanting special edition nightly in July.
Located at the western end of West Kowloon’s cultural district, HKPM joins M+, Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture, the Xiqu Center for Chinese Opera and contemporary performance venue Freespace, to take the region to new heights. new heights. Visitors can expect a wide range of captivating exhibits, performances, activities and events that deepen and diversify the city’s cultural offerings.
The HKPM is a must-see attraction for art and culture lovers, and a treasure trove of rare artifacts. For starters, it houses one of the most impressive collections of Chinese ceramics in the world and over 900 works of art on loan from the prestigious Beijing Palace Museum, some of the largest and finest the Palace Museum has ever seen. ever performed for any other cultural institution outside the continent. since its creation.
The HKPM also exhibits 13 precious pieces borrowed from the Louvre as a testament to the museum’s role as a center for international cultural exchange between East and West.