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2019 Hong Kong Observatory
Open Day


HKO Open Day

Come Visit Us

The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) will be opened to the public on 23 and 24 March 2019. This year's theme for the Open Day is "The Sun, the Earth, and the Weather". You are cordially invited to visit us and see how we have applied science and technology to serve the public.

All members of the public are welcome. No tickets are required but entry will be regulated if necessary.

Notes: As large crowds are expected, special arrangements regarding one-way routing are made for the public.  Please note that the entrance is at Nathan Road while the exit is at the Observatory Road. According to past experience, the Observatory will be quite crowded in the afternoon, public are encouraged to come to visit us in the morning as far as possible.

Entry time on 23 March 2019
12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.
Exhibition venues will close at 5:15 p.m.
Entry time on 24 March 2019
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Exhibition venues will close at 5:15 p.m.
Chance to "selfie" with Director
(10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on 24 March 2019)
Director's autographing session
(Starting at 4:00 p.m. on 23 and 24 March 2019)
  "Weather Programme" on the spot
  Photo-taking with HKO Mascot Dr. Tin
  Game booth
Note: The Open Day will be suspended if Red or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force. Open Day will continue if Amber rainstorm warning is in force. Director's autographing session will depend on the weather at the time.

Place: Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters,
134A Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Entrance at Nathan Road near the Tsim Sha Tsui Kaifong Welfare Association, exit via Observatory Road (see the map below)


Location of the Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters