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Special Exhibition

The Stephen Hui Geological Museum is now showcasing a special exhibition on: “Amber – Gem and Scientific Treasure Trove”.


This special exhibition showcases 60 pieces of precious amber specimens from China and Myanmar. Some of these amber specimens are embedded with various types of ancient insects, ranging from more terrestrial-adapted insects such as ants, cockroaches, crickets and weevils, to more flight-adapted insects such as moths, damselflies and scorpionflies. Other ambers are embedded with plants, including seed plants and flowering plants would also be exhibited. These amber specimens are not only precious in commercial markets, but also invaluable in scientific research area, and therefore please do not miss this chance!


Exhibition Period: Now till 31th December, 2022
Venue: Stephen Hui Geological Museum, James Lee Science Building G/F and 1/F, The University of Hong Kong
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri, 1pm to 6pm
Email: shmuseum@hku.hk
FREE of Charge





Past Events
HKU Stephen Hui Geological Museum Curating an Exhibition on Poland’s Distinctive Landforms In Celebration of the International Geodiversity Day

In celebrating the UNESCO International Geodiversity Day (October 6, 2022), the Stephen Hui Geological Museum at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is showcasing a special exhibition entitled “On the Geology Trail” from that day for two months (till December 6, 2022), presenting a series of beautiful photos of Poland’s geological landforms. The exhibition is a collaboration between the HKU Stephen Hui Geological Museum and the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Hong Kong. An opening ceremony took place at the museum yesterday with the attendance of the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Hong Kong Dr Aleksander DAŃDA, HKU Dean of Science (Interim) Professor Vivian Wing-Wah YAM, Head of HKU Department of Earth Sciences Dr Man Hoi LEE and other consuls from various countries.

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May 16 to 18, 2020: Internatinal Museum Day (IMD) 2020 Digital resources
July 30 to August 18, 2019: "Wonders of the Ocean" Exhibition at IFC Mall
May 18 to 19, 2019: International Museum Day (IMD) Special Opening
May 19 to December 20, 2018: Special Exhibition - Hong Kong's Living Fossils
May 13 to 14, 2018: International Museum Day (IMD) Sepcial Opening
March 17 to April 22, 2018: HK SciFest 2018 Special Opening and Guided Tours
March 3 to August 31, 2017: Special Exhibition - Mineral Collection of Hong Kong


May 13 to 14, 2017: International Museum Day (IMD) Sepcial Opening


April 22 to 23, 2017: Earth Day 2017 Special Opening


September 26 to November 8, 2016: “Climate Change 360ᵒ” Exhibition


June 23 to 26, 2016: Mineral, Gem & Fossil Asia 2016


April 23 to June 22: Special Exhibition -

Snapshots of Vanished Environment – Exceptional Fossils from the world famous Jurassic Solnhofen Limestone in Germany


April 22, 2016: Earth Day 2016 Celebration Events

June 27 to June 29, 2015: Mineral and   Gem Asia 2015

International Museum Day (IMD) 2015


February 1 to April 15, 2015: Hong Kong Science Festival 2015


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