Q1: Are there any parking facilities for the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum?
A1: There are no parking facilities within the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum. Visitors can use the Mid-Levels Escalator from Central to Caine Road, and walk westwards along the pavement for around 5 minutes. The Museum can also be accessed by buses and green minibuses via Caine Road.
Group visitors are recommended to alight at the junction of Seymour Road and Castle Road (near the Pentecostal Church). Without crossing the road, the alighting passengers only need to walk along Castle Road for one or two minutes to reach the Museum.
Q2: Are photography and videotaping allowed in the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum?
A2: Considering the intellectual property rights of the exhibits and photographs on display at the Museum, photography and videotaping is prohibited in the exhibition galleries, video rooms, interactive room and reading room. In other areas within the Museum's premises, non-commercial photography and videotaping is allowed, but no tripods can be used for the sake of other visitors.
Q3: What are the facilities of the Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum?
A3: At a floor area of 2,560 square metres, the four-storey Museum premises has been equipped with the following facilities:
- Two permanent exhibition galleries – cover the topics of "Dr Sun Yat-sen and Modern China" and "Hong Kong in Dr Sun Yat-sen's Time". With the display of invaluable artifacts, the life career of Dr Sun and the role of Hong Kong in the 1911 Revolution have been comprehensively covered.
- "History and Renovation of the Kom Tong Hall" Exhibition Gallery – introduces the brief history of the historic structure, as well as the process of its renovation from a private residence into a public museum.
- Special Exhibition Gallery cum Lecture Hall – takes turn to stage special exhibitions and lectures on related topics of Dr Sun Yat-sen and the 1911 Revolution.
- Reading Room – provides a variety of books on Dr Sun Yat-sen and the 1911 Revolution for scholarly researches of the public.
- Two Video Rooms – show the two video programmes of Dr Sun Yat-sen, respectively a documentary for the general audience and a cartoon for the children.
- Interactive Room – allows the visitors to learn about Dr Sun's life history through the educational computer games. Visitors can also explore the various themes of Dr Sun and the 1911 Revolution in an interactive mode.
- Activity Room – stages different types of educational activities, including family programmes and workshops, on a regular basis.
Q4: How can the Public make donations to Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum? How is the selection process of proposed donations?
A4: If you would like to make a donation of historical object(s) to Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, you could first let us have the basic information such as your name, contact, description of the proposed donation and images of objects etc. via the following ways:
Telephone: 3580 6780
Fax: 3580 0548
Post: Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Road, Mid-Levels, Central (Please specify "Donation of Historical Object(s)" on the envelope.)
Once we have received the information of the proposed donation, we will table the proposal in our regular Programme Committee Meeting and discuss it from criteria ranging from the Museum's Collection Policy, historical significance and research value of the proposed donation to physical condition of the historical objects in the donation, etc. according to our established mechanism. Our staff members will contact the donor as soon as possible our decision.