Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum - Tomb Inside the City

Here is the little story about this museum.
In 1955, when a government work team was leveling a hillside for the construction of a resettlement village, the team stumbled upon a mysterious four chamber tomb.
Inscriptions on the tomb revealed that its history can be dated back to the Eastern Han Dynasty, in AD 25-250.

In 1988, this tomb was declared as a monument in Hong Kong.
It is now eternally preserved.

This tomb is closed to public for conservation purposes.
Visitors can only view the tomb from behind a glass walls at the entrance.

There is an exhibition hall lies adjacent to the tomb.
The exhibition hall displays the pottery, bronze wares, and the architectural elements that were found from the tomb.
There is also a 3D digital animation in the exhibition hall that provides the detailed views of the interior structure of the tomb.

The museum is open from 10:00am to 6:00pm, from Mondays to Sundays and Public Holidays.
It is closed on Thursdays, except Public Holidays.
Admission is free.

To reach this museum, exit off Cheung Sha Wan MTR Station Exit A.
Then, walk along Tonkin Street to get to the museum for about 5 minutes.

Location: Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum
Address: 41 Tonkin Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon



Credit: Cafeew Wong @ Hong Kong Footprint (HongKongFootprint.com)

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