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PostSubject: Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum   Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:59 pm

Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum


It is housed in a two-storey building next to the parade ground of the Staff Training Institute of the Correctional Services Department in Stanley. It has an area of 480 square metres with a collection of some 600 artefacts. The museum comprises nine galleries with one mock gallows and two mock cells. A mock guard tower stands on top of the building, which highlights the theme of the museum.

Themes of the Nine Galleries

1. Punishment and Imprisonment
2, 3. Prisons History and Development
4. Inside Prisons
5. Staff Uniform, Insignia and Accoutrement
6. Vietnamese Boat People
7. Home Made Weapons and Unauthorised Articles
8. Staff
9. Overseas Cooperation and Experience Sharing

General Information

No 45, Tung Tau Wan Road, Stanley, Hong Kong

Tel: 2147 3199
Fax: 2813 0267

Take bus 6, 6A, 6x or 260 from Central (Exchange Square) Bus Terminus and get off outside the museum.
Take bus 973 from Tsim Sha Tsui East and alight at the Stanley Market Bus Terminus and a 10-minute walk.

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Opening Hours:
Tuesdays to Sundays 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Mondays and Public Holidays

Free Admission

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