Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence
175 Tung Hei Rd, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong
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The Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence is a museum in Hong Kong, located in a former coastal defense fort on Hong Kong Island. An exhibition entitled "600 years of Coastal Defence" is held permanently in the museum, which tells the story of the defense of the Hong Kong coastline from the time of the Ming Dynasty, through the First and Second Opium Wars and the Battle of Hong Kong, through to today.
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