Virtual Tour

The CUHK History Gallery comprises seven zones across two storeys, located at the main entrance of the University Library. It is vividly designed to show visitors the University's milestones through the decades. The seven zones of the gallery are:

  1. Milestones through the Decades
  2. From Colleges to University
  3. Excellence in Education
  4. Exploration and Innovation
  5. China Studies: Tradition and Modernity
  6. Contributing to the Nation and Facing the World
  7. Viva Voce
  8. CN Yang at 100 Special Exhibition

The Gallery is proud to have Professor Ambrose Y.C. King, former CUHK Vice-Chancellor, to inscribe the Chinese characters of 'CUHK History Gallery'

A commemorative plaque located at the entrance of the Gallery expressing our gratitude to the generous donation from the T S Kwok Foundation.


Graduation Certificate of Professor Yu Ying-shih (1952) The satin (1963) Seal of the Vice-Chancellor (1964) Coat of arms (1967) ‘Asian Hero’ Award from the Time Magazine (2003) Naming Certificate of Asteroid 'Kaokuen' (1996) Naming Certificate of Asteroid 'Kaokuen' (1996) A letter from Ch'ien Mu to Tang Chun-i (1960) Student exchange programme signed up with UC (1965)


  • Closed for University Event

    The CUHK History Gallery will be closed on 28th November 2023 PM for University Event.
    21 November 2023
  • Reopening soon

    The CUHK History Gallery will reopen on 20th September 2023.
    For opening hours, please refer to Visitor Info page

    21 June 2023
  • Typhoon & Black Rainstorm Arrangement 1 August 2016
  • Opening Hours

    Opening Hours

    Mon to Wed, Fri, Sat: 10am - 5pm

    Sun: 12pm - 5pm

    Thu and Public Holidays: Closed