Student tours to Central Police Station launched

The Development Bureau will organise tours for young people to visit the Central Police Station Compound, one of the most impressive clusters of declared monuments in Hong Kong, between April and August.

The tours will be held on Wednesday and Saturday mornings between April 1 and August 5, with three tours a day. Lasting for about two hours, the tour will cover the Headquarters Block, Barrack Block, former Central Magistracy and former Victoria Prison. Trained guides by the Hong Kong Architecture Centre will share with young people fascinating stories about the buildings' history and architectural features.

The tours are free of charge. Students of primary five and six as well as secondary schools may apply in groups. 

Application forms can be downloaded from ( Completed forms should be faxed to 2110 1607, emailed to or mailed to G/F, 8 Peel Street, Central. Please mark "Application for Central Police Station Walking Tours" on the envelope.

For enquiries, please call Hong Kong Architecture Centre at 2805 7146 or 6222 0229.

Ends/Sunday, March 29, 2009
Issued at HKT 11:01