Hong Kong has several museums and two museums which provide top infotainment are the Science and Space Museums. With Hong Kong’s myriad attractions, Sightseeing Tours in Hong Kong are much sought after by visitors. Accommodation is wide ranging in Hong kong For boutique luxury Cosmo Hotel Wanchai Hong Kong conveniently located between Wanchai and Causeway Bay would be ideal.
The Hong Kong Science Museum is located at Tsim Tsha Tsui East, Kowloon Peninsula. There are 500 exhibits in the permanent exhibit area with 18 galleries showcasing science and technology subjects including light, motion, electricity and magnetism, life sciences, computers and geography. The Museum has been conceptualized to make science attractive to the young. The Children’s area has computers; a stationary car providing opportunity to children’s simulate driving minus real life driving hazards. A life sized aircraft is also on display.
The 22 meter high Twin Tower Energy Machine is the world’s largest of its kind. The four storied Energy Machine demonstrates how energy produced by rolling balls can be converted to produce diverse visual and acoustic effects.
A Physical Fitness Gallery provides opportunities to test your health and fitness.
Popular attractions are the Motion, Light and Sound Rooms giving opportunities for creating music with your hands, throwing a curve ball and playing bubble races can be done here. Daily live demonstrations are held by museum staff.
The Hong Kong Museum of Space with its egg shaped dome is also at Tsim Tsha Tsui.
Included among exhibits showcased here are early rockets, a walk in model of a space shuttle’s front end, an animated solar system , a space suit replica opened to show the different parts, a simulated moon walk at 1/6th of the earth’s gravity, a multi axis chair tumbling through space and a simulated glide through the Grand Canyon.
Inside the egg shaped dome are the Stanley Ho Theater and the Planetarium. There are daily Omnimax shows.
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