Distribution of admission tickets for "Revitalisation of King Yin Lei" special open days

The Commissioner for Heritage's Office of the Development Bureau will hold four special open days for "Revitalisation of King Yin Lei" at King Yin Lei at 45 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong, on October 6, 7, 13 and 14. A total of 14,400 tickets will be distributed to the public on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturday and Sunday (September 22 and 23).

Distribution venues are as follows:

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

Each open day at King Yin Lei will have two morning sessions, from 9.30am to 11am and 11am to 12.30pm, and two afternoon sessions, from 2pm to 3.30pm and 3.30pm to 5pm.

Each person can obtain a maximum of four tickets in any one session. Tickets that remain undistributed on September 23 will be distributed at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre from the following day (September 24). The Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre is open from Mondays to Saturdays (except Thursdays) from 10am to 6pm and on Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 7pm.

An exhibition will also be held at the open days to display the exhibition materials, including display panels and scale models, submitted by the shortlisted applicants for revitalisation of King Yin Lei under the Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme to collect public views on the revitalisation of King Yin Lei.

The public are reminded that no parking facilities are available for visitors at King Yin Lei. Visitors are advised to use public transport to access the venue.

For details about the "Revitalisation of King Yin Lei" special open days, please visit the heritage conservation website (www.heritage.gov.hk) or call 2848 6230.

Ends/Thursday, September 20, 2012
Issued at HKT 14:00