The Hong Kong Racing Museum

The Hong Kong Racing Museum (CN: 香港賽馬博物館) is located at the Happy Valley Racecourse. As one of the city’s favorite pastimes, the museum preserves that history and heritage.

The museum is open from 12–7PM and admission is free.

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Wikipedia Says

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Archive and Museum (or Hong Kong Racing Museum) was set up in 1995 and opened on 18 October 1996. It is now located on the second floor of the Happy Valley Stand of the racecourse.

There are four galleries in the museum:
The Origin of Our Horses: Shows the migration route horses travelled in the early days from the northern part of China to Hong Kong.
Shaping Sha Tin: Exhibits the history of construction of Sha Tin Racecourse.
Understanding Horses: Exhibits the skeleton of the three-time Hong Kong Champion Silver Lining.
Thematic Exhibitions: The history of the Jockey Club is exhibited. Selected charitable organisations and community projects supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust are also displayed in this gallery.

There is also a cinema and a souvenir shop in the museum.

Source: Wikipedia

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  • Website: corporate.hkjc.com
  • EN Address: 2/F, Happy Valley Stand, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island
  • Getting There: MTR Causeway Bay Station, Exit A. Walk about 15 minutes. Or, bus 75, 90 or 97 from Exchange Square bus terminus (near MTR Hong Kong Station, Exit D). Alight outside the museum.

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