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Free admission tickets for King Yin Lei public open days to be distributed

Public open days at King Yin Lei will be held in September and October. Members of the public can visit the declared monument for free to appreciate and understand its architectural features and history.

In addition to an on-site guided tour service, antique furniture provided by the former owner of King Yin Lei will be on display along with information panels and artefacts, and there will be screenings of a documentary about King Yin Lei.

The public open days will be held on September 23 and 24 and October 21 and 22. Each open day will have four visit sessions:

* From 9.30am to 11am;
* From 11am to 12.30pm;
* From 2pm to 3.30pm; and
* From 3.30pm to 5pm.

A total of 14 400 admission tickets for these four public open days will be distributed at the following venues and times on a first-come, first-served basis on September 2 and 3 (Saturday and Sunday). Each person can obtain a maximum of four tickets for one of the sessions.

* Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon (10am to 6pm)
* Museum of Tea Ware, Hong Kong Park, 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong (10am to 5pm)
* Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories (10am to 6pm)

The remaining tickets will be distributed at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre from September 4. The Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre is open from Mondays to Fridays (except Thursdays) from 10am to 6pm, and on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 7pm (enquiry hotline: 2208 4400).

King Yin Lei is located at 45 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong. Visitors are advised to use public transport to access the venue as no parking facilities are available.

* New World First Bus route No. 15 (Central - The Peak)
* New World First Bus route No. 15B (Wan Chai (HKCEC Extension) - The Peak) (only operates on Sundays and public holidays)
* Green minibus route No. 26 (Lee Garden Road, Causeway Bay - King Yin Lei)

For details about King Yin Lei open days, please visit the heritage conservation website of the Development Bureau (www.heritage.gov.hk), call 2848 6230 or email kyl@devb.gov.hk.
 
Ends/Sunday, August 27, 2017
Issued at HKT 14:00

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