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Siu Ying Story Room

Siu Ying Story Room


Siu Ying Story Room is the fruition of joint efforts made by the seven Hing Chun Alliance villages of Sha Tau Kok and the Hong Kong Geopark. The story room occupies the space used by the expansion building of the former Siu Ying School. Established in the 1920's, the school provided primary education to children from the seven villages for several decades. It is an important piece of collective memory.

The content of the exhibition mainly comes from oral history interviews with the villagers and the historical materials they generously donated. Arranged in four themes ― History of Hing Chun Yeuk and the Seven Villages; Siu Ying School; Tai Ping Ching Chiu; Farming and Trade ― the exhibition presents the heritage and different lifestyles of the region. It is a wonderful reproduction of rural communities in bygone days.



Lai Chi Wo, New Territories, Hong Kong

Opening Hours

Every Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday
(Except the 1st to 3rd of the Chinese New Year )
From 10:00am to 4:00pm

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How to get there

A ferry service runs between Ma Liu Shui and Lai Chi Wo on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays. Visitors can travel by MTR East Rail and get off at the University Station, then leave station at Exit B and walk for about 15 minutes to Ma Liu Shui Landing No.3 for the ferry service. The normal boat traveling time is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

Depart from Ma Liu Shui: 09:00am (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
Depart from Lai Chi Wo: 15:30pm (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
Fare: $50 single ticket; $80 return ticket (subject to operator’s announcement)
Enquiries: 2555 9269 (Best Sonic Industrial Limited)

Take green mini bus 20Rat the minibus terminus at Tai Po Market MTR Station, get off at the Wu Kau Tang. Or take KMB 275R at Tai Po Market MTR station to Wu Kau Tang on weekends. It takes around 2 hours to hike from Wu Kau Tang to Lai Chi Wo.

56K minibus run between Fanling MTR station and Luk Keng, get off at Luk Keng and hike to Fung Hang, it takes a 2.5 hours to Lai Chi Wo.

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