Tai Kwun is a popular centre for heritage and arts, a place of inspiration and that aspires to cultivate knowledge and appreciation of contemporary art, performing arts and history in the community. Situated in the restored Central Police Station compound it is comprised of three declared monuments – the former Central Police Station, Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison.
Tai Kwun has multi-purpose venues that can host a variety of cultural events such as film screenings, conferences, seminars and cocktails. Venues include a 200-seat auditorium designed by the internationally renowned architectural practice Herzog & de Meuron, two outdoor spaces, the Parade Ground and the Prison Yard with approximately 15,000 square feet each, as well as semi-opened spaces and studios.
Visiting delegates are immersed in the rich heritage of the unique historical compound through interactive tours, heritage storytelling spaces, diverse education programs and thematic heritage exhibitions. These programs offer insights into the history of Hong Kong while revealing its unique cultural history.