Information & Facts
100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kawloon (next to
the Hong Kong Science Museum)
HK$10; concessions available. Free admission on
The official languages in Hong Kong are English and
Cantonese. The other main language is Mandarin.
The unit of currency is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD); HK$1 is
divided into 100 cents. Major banks are open from 9am to 4:30pm
Monday to Friday, and 9am to 12:30pm on Saturday. Banks and
moneychangers charge commission as do hotels that provide exchange
services. All major credit cards are accepted and ATMs are widely
distributed. Some HSBC 'Electronic Money' machines provide 24-hour
cash withdrawal facilities for Visa and MasterCard holders.
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 12:30pm and 2:30-5pm;
Saturday 9:30am to 12pm. Closed Sundays and Public
Local time is GMT +8.