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Learning about environmental protection and management can help you to appreciate how your actions make a difference in this interconnected world. Here you can find out more about the environmental exhibition and resource centres, where you can locate more information about protecting the environment, and how you can help.

The Government's Commitment

The Government is committed to educating the public about protecting the environment. To achieve this, the Environmental Resource Centres and the Green Education and Resource Centre have been set up to provide environmental information, various activities and programmes.

Environmental Resource Centres

The Environmental Resource Centres are located in Fanling, Tsuen Wan, Wan Chai, Mid-Levels and Kennedy Town. There is also a mobile centre that visits other districts. All six centres offer a variety of educational displays and activities, each with its own special attractions.

Fanling Environmental Resource Centre

The Fanling Centre provides environmental information for the general public in the New Territories North, and is a focal point of environmental education programmes for local schools and community organisations. The Centre occupies 400 square metres and includes a colourful exhibition hall with exhibition panels, interactive games and models in eight thematic display zones. Also included are a lecture room and a library.

Address:
Floor 2 Government Accommodations
Grand Regentville
9 Wo Mun Street, Luen Wo Hui
Fanling, New Territories

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Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Mondays and public holidays

Telephone: 2600 4016
Fax: 2600 4019
Email: fanlingerc@yahoo.com.hkmailto:fanlingerc@yahoo.com.hk

Tsuen Wan Environmental Resource Centre

The Tsuen Wan Centre is the first to be operated in collaboration with non-governmental organisations. Its conversion from a traditional Hakka style Hoi Pa village house, built in 1904 and declared a monument in 1986, was funded by the Woo Wheelock Green Fund and the Environment and Conservation Fund. It is currently run by Green Power. The Centre includes an exhibition hall, computer room, AV room, reference library and replica Hakka-style kitchen. Only a short walk from the Tsuen Wan MTR Station, it will show you how culture and the environment are always linked.

Address:
Tak Wah Park, Tak Wah Street,
Tsuen Wan, New Territories

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Opening hours:
Monday to Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Wednesday, 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Closed on Sundays and public holidays

Telephone: 2944 8204

Wan Chai Environmental Resource Centre

The Wan Chai Centre occupies the building that housed the Wan Chai Post Office from 1915 to 1992 and was declared a historical building in 1990. As the first Environmental Resource Centre, it includes an interactive lecture room, library databank, information gallery, environmental garden and a loan service for education kits. It also conducts numerous environmental education activities. A short walk from Wan Chai MTR Station Exit A3, the Centre is conveniently accessible to the public at large.

Address:
221 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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Opening Hours:
Monday and Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Tuesdays and public holidays

Telephone: 2893 2856
Fax: 2573 0447

Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre

Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Department and the University of Hong Kong, the Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre (LFSEEC) is located on the fringe of the University of Hong Kong campus and close to the Lung Fu Shan Country Park. The LFSEEC comprises three graded historical buildings, an eco-pond as well as a courtyard with abundant vegetation that attracts a diversity of bird and butterfly species. The Centre also includes exhibition area, cyber corner, activity room, library etc. and conducts numerous environmental education activities such as guided tours and workshops for the public.

Address:
No.50 Kotewall Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong.

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Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday to Sunday, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Closed on Mondays, Wednesday Afternoons, New Year, Lunar New Year and Christmas public holidays

Telphone: 2975 9031
Fax: 2975 9030
Email:lfseec@hku.hkmailto:lfseec@hku.hk

Kennedy Town Environmental Exhibition Corner

The Kennedy Town Environmental Exhibition Corner delivers various kinds of environmental messages to visitors with the display models, exhibition panels and posters. Also, there is a Computer Zone where you can obtain more environmental information from short films, computer games and informative bulletins. You are free to visit the Exhibition Corner while guided tour or other service is not provided.

Address:
1/Floor, Kennedy Town Community Complex,
12 Rock Hill Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

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Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed on Sundays & Public holidays

Telephone: 2835 2369 / 2835 1276
Fax: 2827 8138

Mobile Environmental Resource Centre

The Mobile Environmental Resource Centre, converted from a lorry, visits schools, housing estates and commercial centres throughout Hong Kong. It provides resource materials and delivers messages on environmental protection to a wide cross-section of the community. A schedule of the Centre's visits is available on the Environmental Protection Department's website. Organisations are welcome to apply for a visit from the Centre.

Green Education and Resource Centre

The Green Education and Resource Centre in Kowloon Park was set up to promote environmental protection and greening activities. Covering 800 square metres, the Centre includes an exhibition gallery, lecture rooms, a technical library, a conference room and an outdoor activity area. Guided visits and greening workshops are also provided for schools and organisations by appointment.

Address:
Floor 1 Kowloon Park Management Office
22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

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Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Close on Mondays and the first two days of the Chinese New Year

Telephone: 2723 6042 or 2723 6767

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