Former Marine Police Headquarters, Hong Kong

Former Marine Police Headquarters, Hong Kong

The Former Marine Police Headquarters is a compound that dates to 1884. It was the headquarters of the water police from the time that it was built through 1996. Once it was no longer needed for this purpose, the compound was adapted into a cultural center. It is now collectively known as 1881 Heritage.

The compound consists of five distinct buildings. The Main Building, now known as Hullett House, was a two-story structure that was used as residences for married officers and the superintendent. It is now a boutique hotel.

Other buildings that were part of the compound include the stable house, signal tower, Old Kowloon fire station and the fire station accommodation block.

Along with the newly formed hotels and suites, 1881 Heritage now features luxury retail shops from names like Van Cleef & Arpels, Mont Blanc and Mikimoto. Restaurants on the site offer fine dining in local and French cuisines.

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Sight Name: Former Marine Police Headquarters
Sight Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong (See walking tours in Hong Kong)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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