Tai Kwun – Your Venue of Choice
At Tai Kwun, visitors are immersed in a unique atmosphere of heritage and arts. In the compound, the contrast of architectural features and fine design details brings the historic buildings to life. Situated in the heart of Central on Hong Kong Island, Tai Kwun also faces Hollywood Road. The Central-Mid-Levels Escalator is connected to the compound by a footbridge in order to access the site. If you are looking for a space for your next event, Tai Kwun is your best choice. There are different event spaces available for hire, where you can organise events, exhibitions, meetings, conferences, workshops or screenings.
Opened in May 2018 and operating on a not-for-profit model, Tai Kwun is the fruition of a joint partnership between The Hong Kong Jockey Club and the Government of the HKSAR to conserve and revitalise the buildings of the historic Central Police Station compound, which represents one of the most significant revitalisation projects in Hong Kong. The site comprises three Declared Monuments of Hong Kong – the former Central Police Station, Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison, all have been meticulously conserved, with unfailing attention to authenticity.
In 2019, Tai Kwun received the Award of Excellence in the 2019 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. This is the highest honour of the prestigious Awards, which bestows an international recognition of the outstanding achievement in the conservation and revitalisation efforts of Tai Kwun.