(Press Release) 2018 Macao International Museum Day Carnival
Integrating mobile museum into community to reveal Taipa story

2018-05-15

In response to this year's International Museum Day, 17 museums in Macao co-organize a large-scale museum event, the "2018 Macao International Museum Day Carnival" themed "The Mobile Museum - Taipa Houses x Taipa Story" on Sunday, 13 May, at the Taipa Houses. The event features a wide range of activities, including exhibitions, VR and AR experience studios, workshops, game booths, guided tours and a photography area. All residents are welcome to participate.

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Highlights of Macao International Museum Day Carnival, 2018

2018-05-02

  • CULTRUAL AFAIRS BUREAU - MUSEUMS DEPARTMENT
  • COMMUNICATIONS MUSEUM
  • FIRE SERVICES MUSEUM
  • GRAND PRIX MUSEUM, WING MUSEUM
  • MACAO MUSEUM
  • MACAO MUSEUM OF ART
  • MACAO SCIENCE CENTER
  • MARITIME MUSEUM
  • NATURAL AND AGRARIAN MUSEUM
  • TUNG SIN TONG HISTORICAL ARCHIVE EXHIBITION HALL

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Museum Free Admission Day
Natural and Agrarian Museum Free admission in the whole year
Grande Prix Museum Free admission in the whole year (Till the construction projects commenced)
Wine Museum Free admission in the whole year (Till the construction projects commenced)
Museum of Sacred Art and Crypt Free admission in the whole year
Treasure of Sacred Art Free admission in the whole year
Heritage Exhibition of a Traditional Pawnshop Business Free admission in the whole year
Macao Museum 18-19/05/2018
Fire Services Museum Free admission in the whole year
Maritime Museum 18-20/05/2018
Communications Museum of Macao 17-18/05/2018
Museum of Tapia and Coloane History Free admission in the whole year
Macao Tea Culture House Free admission in the whole year
Taipa Houses Free admission in the whole year
Handover Gifts Museum of Macao Free admission in the whole year
Macao Museum of Art Free admission in the whole year
Lin Zexu Memorial Museum of Macao To be announced
Museum of the Macao Security Forces Free admission in the whole year
Macao Science Center 18/5/2018 Free admission to the Exhibition Center only
Museum of the Holy House of Mercy To be announced
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial House in Macau Free admission in the whole year
Macao Giant Panda Pavilion To be announced
Tung Sin Tong Historical Archive Exhibition Hall Free admission in the whole year
Commemorative Gallery of the Macao Basic Law Free admission in the whole year
IMD

What is IMD

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 to encourage public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society.

From America to Oceania, through Europe, Asia and Africa, International Museum Day (IMD) is a special moment for the global museum community. On this day, participating museums interpret an issue affecting cultural organisations. International Museum Day is also a fantastic opportunity for museum professionals to meet their public. Museums are at the heart of the system, institutions that serve and develop society.

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ICOM

What is ICOM

Created in 1946, ICOM (International Council of Museums) is the only international organisation representing museums and museum professionals on a global level.

ICOM is an international non-governmental organisation maintaining formal relations with UNESCO. Within the United Nations, ICOM has a consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.

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