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Muse Fest HK 2017

24-06-2017 (Sat) – 09-07-2017 (Sun)

Museum goers all have their own unique museum experience. It may come from the encounter of an artwork, a relic that could tell a story or an idea-igniting scientific invention, which is just like a pebble that has been casted into their mind and created beautiful ripples. Maybe it is that kind of resonant effects that attract them to keep coming back to the museums.

The Muse Fest HK, stepping into its 3rd year, thus set "Rippling" as the theme with an aim of linking different public museums and visitors together to keep the vibration extending wider and further. This year, we have gathered the museums, other related offices, heritage centres and art spaces under our management as well as other museum partners in Guangdong, Macao and Hong Kong to bring along a series of thought provoking programmes, including exhibitions, film screenings, talks, concerts, guided tours and workshops. We hope that the festival will create ripples of inspiration to our participants and one day they will be turned into unparalleled ideas and energies.

The Hong Kong Science Museum will organise the following activities:

Science Demonstration - Fire in the Water
Water and fire have long been regarded as incompatible substances. In this exquisite science demonstration, water will be split into hydrogen and oxygen, and the amazing phenomena of water and fire will be revealed.

Date: 2-7-2017, 9-7-2017
Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Quota: 295 per session
Enrolment: Free admission on a first come, first served basis

Little Scientists Exploration Programmes - Powerful Force
The programme aims to introduce the science of force and its application in daily life to students through different interesting experiments.

Date: 24-6-2017, 26-6-2017, 27-6-2017, 3-7-2017, 4-7-2017, 8-7-2017
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm (Mon & Tue), 10:00am - 11:30am & 2:30pm - 4:00pm (Sat)
Venue: Laboratory, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Fee: $34 per student
Quota: 40 per session, first come, first served
Target Participants: Suitable for P4-P6 students
Enrollment: Applications are open to schools and parent-teacher associations only. For details, please visit the website of
the Hong Kong Science Museum.
Deadline for application: Two weeks prior to the date of programme.

"Travelling with Curators" Talk Series
Buried Treasures in China - Path Finding

Vast in territory and with abundant natural resources, China also has stunning scenery. Apart from this, buried deep down the earth are numerous precious prehistoric treasures. The curators from the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Hong Kong Space Museum will lead you to view places such as Gansu, Yunnan, Chongqing and Zigong, home to dinosaurs and prehistoric animals. They will share with you interesting and exciting adventures in these places and give you an extraordinary travelling experience.

Title and Speaker Date Time
Buried Treasures in China - Path Finding
Speaker: Ms. Paulina Chan, (Curator (Exhibit) of Hong Kong Science Museum),
Speaker: Mr. Robert Leung, (Curator of Hong Kong Space Museum)
08-07-2017 (Sat) 3:00pm – 5:00pm


Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Science Museum
Language: Cantonese
Free admission on a first come, first served basis.


Last Modified: 06-06-2017

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