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sam tung uk museum 法定古蹟三棟屋博物館
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sam tung uk museum 法定古蹟三棟屋博物館


歷史建築級別:法定古蹟*
落成年份:約1800年

時至今日,新界不少地區仍保留著獨特的圍村文化,想了解多一點?可到香港最古老的圍村之一 — 三棟屋博物館。三棟屋博物館原是典型的客家圍村,雖有逾200年歷史,仍保存得相當好。出色的修葺工作更令博物館獲得亞太旅遊協會1990年度的「太平洋古蹟大獎」。

三棟屋博物館的建築佈局有如棋盤,左右對稱,中軸線上分別建有前廳、中廳及祠堂;兩旁分別為四間獨立的居室,左右及後排的橫屋把整個村莊圍攏起來。博物館設有展覽廳和演講廳,展出古老的家具、手工藝品、農具和客家人的日用品等,同時見證了荃灣由農業區蛻變成現代化巿鎮的過程。

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