Exhibition,Tourist Information

“LONG TIME NO SEE: A Virtual Encounter with Neighbourly Nostalgia” Exhibition


Now – 31 March 2018 (Saturday) 日本語 / 한국어


10:00am – 8:00pm

Asia/Hong_Kong “LONG TIME NO SEE: A Virtual Encounter with Neighbourly Nostalgia” Exhibition DATE: Now – 31 March 2018 (Saturday) 日本語 / 한국어
TIME: 10:00am – 8:00pm
H402, Hollywood and five Verandahs of PMQ

H402, Hollywood and five Verandahs of PMQ

Fee (HKD)


The Augmented Reality (AR) supplemented interactive exhibition “LONG TIME NO SEE: A Virtual Encounter with Neighbourly Nostalgia” is about PMQ itself. The exhibition showcases the time when it served as the living quarters for Hong Kong’s police. PMQ is a Grade 3 Historic Building built in the 1950s, when it was alive with the sound and laughter of police families. Mouth-watering aromas wafted from the kitchens, children ran haphazardly along the Verandahs and groups of Mahjong players were locked in intense battle.

Hong Kong-based artist and illustrator Bo Law lovingly chronicles this age in this exhibition. He has a very personal connection with PMQ: the son of a policeman, he lived here with his parents, brother and sister from the age of 8 till 13. His depictions and interpretations of PMQ in its earlier incarnations are drawn from personal experience and reflect the curious yet accepting viewpoint of a lively child in a simpler age.

Using art, augmented reality and interactive animations, the exhibition brings alive the lives of Police Married Quarters residents.

Local or overseas visitors, you will love to connect to the “Old Hong Kong”.

Free Wifi available at the exhibition unit H402 and the five Verandahs during the exhibition period.

Take photo with the animated characters from the “Old Hong Kong”

Don’t just see, step right into life at the Police Married Quarters.
1. Download the free ARex app to your smartphone.
2. Open ARex app, scan the tracker image.
3. Simply follow the instruction in the video to take a photo with the animated characters.
4. Share your photo on social media platform with hashtag #PMQlongtimenoseehk. Overseas visitors may show it to PMQ staff at the Info Centre (G/F, Block A) to redeem a souvenir!

Overseas Visitors Exclusive: Take picture with animated characters at any of the 5 Verandahs and redeem a souvenir!

*For details, please refer to the redemption information posted at PMQ Info Centre (Terms and Conditions apply)

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