The exhibition introduces the layout, as well as the origin, planning and architectural features of the Forbidden City, with focus on the most transcendent building in the palace - Hall of Supreme Harmony. By examining the carpentry, tiling, coating and polychrome painting amongst the eight glorious craftsmanship techniques, the exhibition presents the profound historical culture and architectural wisdom of the Forbidden City. The style and characteristics of Chinese buildings in Hong Kong will also be introduced to facilitate visitors’ understanding on the importance of conserving historic buildings.
Monday to Wednesday, Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 10am - 7pm
Chinese New Year’s Eve: 10am - 5pm
Closed on Thursdays (except public holidays), and the first two days of the Chinese New Year
Enquiries: 2601 7368
Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Palace Museum