The Heritage of Mei Ho House (HMHH) museum is reopened from 17 August 2021 onwards with special opening hours (please click here for the details). Meanwhile, please be noted that the closure of all other public facilities of YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel will remain until further notice, including Mei Ho Cafe, Mei Ho Store, Washrooms, Back Courtyard, Garden 41, etc. For the latest reservation arrangement for our 7 hostels, kindly refer to our ”Latest News”. We truly apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel
Public Guided Tour (Cantonese)

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TOUR DETAIL

Our public guided tours introduce how the historical, architectural, cultural and social significance of the Grade 2 historic building Mei Ho House is conserved and passed down through the Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme (Revitalisation Scheme). Visitors will learn about the history of Hong Kong’s public housing development, the way of life and interesting stories of early resettlement block residents, and the architectural features of Mei Ho House. Our docents will also explain the role of the Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association in the Revitalisation Scheme and how the project has managed to balance conservation and adaptative redevelopment.

DETAILS AND CHARGES

Under the current COVID-19 pandemic, special arrangements of the public guided tour will be applied as follows:

 

Tour time

Cantonese tour, every Tuesday and Thursday, 3:15pm to 4:00pm (except the public holidays)

Duration

Approximately 45 minutes

Quota

8 people (will be divided into groups of 4)

Route

Entrance of HMHH → Exhibition on G/F of HMHH → Exhibition on 1/F of HMHH → Front Courtyard

Reservation period

From two months prior to two days preceding the visit

Contact

[email protected] / 3728 3544 (Not for hostel reservation)

Inclement Weather Arrangements

Same as the arrangement of the Heritage of Mei Ho House, please click here for the details.

Precautionary Measures

According to The Prevention and Control of Disease Regulation, the following special measures are implemented and should be followed:

  1. Visitors must wear a mask inside the museum
  2. Visitors must check their body temperature before entering the museum
  3. Visitors must scan the “LeaveHomeSafe” QR code or complete an Information Record Form before entering the museum
  4. Hand sanitizer is provided for visitors to use
  5. Please avoid direct physical contact and keep social distancing