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Public Heritage Tour

Take a closer look at the thoughtful conservation and adaptive reuse of the former British military structures. Guided tours are led by volunteers of Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

The next public tour will be held on:

Saturday, December 17

  • English (英語): 3:30 p.m.
  • Cantonese (粵語): 4:15 p.m.   

Fee: Free of charge
Duration: 30 minutes approximately
Maximum 20 people per tour

We only accept walk-in registration during Heritage Fiesta 2016 (October and November 2016). To register, please arrive at the reception 30 minutes prior to the tour's scheduled start time.

For enquiries, please email us at [email protected].

*Places are limited and are assigned on a first come, first served basis.

*Asia Society Hong Kong Center reserves the right to make the final decision without prior notice.


Heritage Site Tours for Schools and NGOs

Take a guided tour of Asia Society Hong Kong Center, which is the former explosives magazine compound of the old Victoria Barracks built by the British Army in the mid-19th century. During the docent-led tour, the group will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the history of the site and its transformation by the two internationally renowned, award-winning American architects, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien (TWBTA), into a leading arts and culture institution in Hong Kong.

The group will discover the different features of the site, both natural and man-made, as well as the different measures employed to conserve and preserve the site’s historical significance, through its unique and distinctive architectural design.

For school visits, a comprehensive worksheet is available on request, which aims to help students to better understand the concept of heritage conservation in Hong Kong. This worksheet allows the students to further explore and discuss their findings in the classroom after the visit.

Tours take approximately 30 minutes, after which groups may explore the site by themselves. 

Please click here to find out how to book a visit.


Gallery Tours at the Chantal Miller Gallery

Click here for information on docent tours for the current exhibition.


Gallery Tours for Schools and NGOs

To learn more about the Gallery Tours for Schools and NGOs, click here.


Arrangements for Adverse Weather

Site & Exhibition Tour

All tours for the day (school, private, public site and gallery tours) will be canceled if Pre-Number 8 Special Announcment, Typhoon Warning Signal No. 8 or Red/Black Rainstorm Warning is isued at or before 7:00 a.m. Pre-arranged tour groups will be contacted to reschedule the tours when the center re-opens.

School or Family

If Typhoon Warning Signal No. 3 or Amber Rainstorm Warning is issued, all walk-in tours for family, school tours for kindergartens, schools for physically handicapped children and schools for mentally handicapped children will be canceled. Pre-arranged tour groups will be contacted to reschedule the tours when the center re-opens.