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Stephen Hui Geological Museum Special Exhibition: “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