Heritage Interpretation Centre, Rotating Exhibitions and Guided Tours Arrangements
Starting from April 15, 2021 (Thursday), the Heritage Interpretation Centre (HIC) will reopen with limited hours on weekdays only. Booking is required to access the HIC, Rotating Exhibitions and Guided Tours. Admission quotas and special precautionary measures will be implemented to promote public safety.
COVID-19 Precautionary Measures
Opening Hours for HIC & Rotating Exhibition during COVID-19
Monday – Friday, except public holidays (*Please book at least 2 days in advance)
10:30 – 16:00
Duration: 30 minutes per slot
Maximum per slot: 4 people
*HIC will be closed from December 6 (Mon)- December 13 (Mon) due to the installation of the upcoming exhibition and will resume from December 14 (Tue).
The opening hours of HIC will be adjusted to Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am - 5:15pm from December 14 (Tue).
Trails and Grounds
10:00 – 20:00
Built on a historically important site at Mount Davis, The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex | The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong is a regional hub for ambitious research, education and collaboration and an important addition to the University’s international presence and engagement.
In our guided tours, visitors will see the revitalized Grade 3 heritage buildings, namely Blocks A, B and B Annex, and the preserved exterior heritage elements (the battery and the magazine), as well as heritage trails. Visitors can also tour The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre (HCIC). Converted from Block B Annex and the entry courtyard, HCIC presents permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting the unique history of the Mount Davis site.
Tour Schedule during COVID-19
Friday: 11:30 (Cantonese) / 15:30 (English)
Duration: 45 minutes
Maximum tour size: 4 people
Group Guided Tour is available for local registered charitable organizations, non-profit-making institutions, schools to book with group size of 10-20 people, including accompanying leaders / teachers, free of charge. Please download the application form and submit at least 2 weeks – 2 months in advance. We will reply by email.
This option is available for those who wish to visit the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre, Trails, and Grounds on their own.
Notes: Please refer to the Opening Hours for HIC & Rotating Exhibition during COVID-19 above.
How to Get Here
Address: 168 Victoria Road, Mount Davis, Hong Kong
Bus: 1, 971, 43M, A10
Mini Bus: 54, 58, 58A, 58M, 59
Health and Safety COVID-19 Precautionary Measures
Please read the UChicago Yuen Campus Hong Kong Health and Safety Measures here prior to your arrival. All visitors to Campus should have declared the followings prior to admission:• I have not travelled out of Hong Kong in the past 14 days.
• I have not been in contact with anyone who is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19.
• I have not been in contact with anyone who is required to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine.
• I am not required to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine.
• I will wear mask at all times when accessing the campus.
• I will comply with the University of Chicago Hong Kong Yuen Campus' health and safety COVID-19 precautionary measures.
No parking is available for visitors. There is a vehicle drop-off and pick-up area within the site. Visitors are requested to arrange transportation accordingly in advance.
Upon arrival, please register at the Block A Reception Desk.
Smoking, food and drinks are not allowed in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.
Pets are not allowed in the Heritage Interpretation Centre, except service dogs.
The tour covers outdoor areas with stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended. To avoid mosquito bites, it is recommended to wear light-colored long-sleeved tops and pants. Use insect repellent, if required.
Bicycles, skateboards, and scooters are not allowed in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.
Please help keep the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre clean by placing litter in designated bins or taking it away with you.
Photography or filming for commercial purposes and/or for weddings and other events are not allowed.
Tripods and drone are not allowed in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.
No locker and storage service will be provided in the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre.
Adverse Weather Arrangement
Black Rainstorm Warning Signal and Typhoon Signal No.8 or above
The site will be closed in case of Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted. All guided tours will be cancelled.
Amber / Red Rainstorm Warning Signal and Thunderstorm Warning
All outdoor portion of guided tours will be cancelled in case of Amber / Red Rainstorm Warning Signal and/or Thunderstorm signals is hoisted.