A vast museum of space-science and astronomy the Hong Kong Space Museum is a stepping stone to all ‘wanna-be’ astronauts while educating future astronomers on the mysteries of our galaxy. The amazing structure is located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong with most Hong Kong sightseeing tours covering this fascinating structure, well known for its space and astronomy exhibits. If you are visiting Hong Kong enjoy a comfortable and stylish stay in this vibrant city by booking accommodation at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong.
This stylish hotel is centrally located on Hong Kong Island within the bustling Causeway Bay area well known for its splendid shopping and dining venues. Business travels will love the crisp ambiance, excellent service while being in close proximity to the Wan Chai business region. The modern traveller is well looked after here with the latest services and comforts, relax within the elegant confines of this hotel offering attractive dining venues and leisure facilities. Choose to stay in any one of the 454 well-appointed rooms and suites boasting contemporary designs and all leisurely comforts, together with a marvellous view of the city. Whether you are a busy corporate guest or leisure traveller this hotel is geared to please with shuttle services, tour desk and plenty of space for meetings.
A definite must visit when in Hong Kong the Space Museum is run by the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The building has two main wings, one being the iconic dome shape of the planetarium and the other housing the Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hall of Space Science and various other exhibits. Space enthusiasts will love the replica of the nose section of space shuttle – ‘Orbit’ on display here.
Visitors are introduced to the fascinating subject of astronomy at the two exhibit halls; Hall of Space Science and Hall of Astronomy where interesting interactive and educative programmes are offered on a very entertaining level.
Sky shows and a digital planetarium-projector are sure to enthral all space buffs making this a must visit site.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.