Assessment Criteria for Acquisition of Collection and Public Programme Proposals

Assessment Criteria for Acquisition of Collection

  • In line with the Museum's Collection Policy
  • Historical significance
  • Authenticity
  • Price
  • Physical condition
  • Durability
  • Rarity
  • Display value
  • Research value

Assessment Criteria for Public Programme Proposals

  • In line with the Museum's vision, mission and values
  • Concept and ideas
  • Historical / Cultural merits
  • Educational value
  • Financial and technical feasibilities
  • Public appeal
  • Presentation skills


Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence is a branch museum of Hong Kong Museum of History. We invite you to preserve Hong Kong's history and culture together with us by donating historical objects to us.

If you would like to make a donation of historical object(s) to us, you could first let us have the basic information such as your name, contact, description of the proposed donation and images of objects, etc. in the following ways, our staff will contact you as soon as possible:

Telephone: 2569 1660
Fax: 2569 1637
Post: Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, 175 Tung Hei Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong (Please specify "Donation of Historical Object(s)" on the envelope.)

*Assessment of the acquisition and programme proposals will be made at the Museum's Programme Meetings on a regular basis and in consultation with relevant members of Museum Expert Advisers when such need arises.