Know your Hood @ Museum of Medical Sciences, Sheung Wan

Are you a science enthusiast, looking ways to spend some time learning on the weekend? Located in the once plague hit area of Sai Wan is the hidden gem, Hong Kong Medical sciences museum. It promises to take you on a journey of health and heritage with interesting approaches to exhibits and displays. This museum outlines the medical history of Hong Kong beginning from the plague outbreak in Tai Ping Shan to the environmental transmission of SARS coronavirus outbreak in the Amoy Gardens complex.

The museum highlights the journey of research in areas such as health and medicine and the resilience of our local medical staff. Aligned with the museum’s mission to provide a ‘stimulating environment for public education on health and medical sciences’, their exhibits integrate Chinese and Western medical practices to match the needs of the diverse population.

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