University Museum and Art Gallery is located at 94 Bonham Road, next to the University of Hong Kong
's main entrance. Fung Ping Shan Building houses the Museum while the lower three storeys of the T T Tsui Building houses the Art Gallery. The two section are joined by a bridge linking the two buildings.
The Fung Ping Shan Building was graded as a Grade II Historic Building in 1981 and is now a Grade I Historic Building.University Museum and Art Gallery was established in 1953. It is the oldest museum in Hong Kong.
The three-storey Fung Ping Shan Museum was originally erected in 1932 as a library for Chinese books. Named after its donor (Fung Ping Shan), the building consists of masonry on the ground level surmounted by a two-storey red-brick structure with applied ornamental columns topped by a pediment over its entrance.
In 1996, the lowest three floors of the new T. T. Tsui Building were added to the old building to form the University Museum and Art Gallery.
It houses over one thousand items of Chinese antiquities, mainly ceramics, bronzes and paintings. The comprehensive collection has examples dating from the Neolithic period to the Qing Dynasty.