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National Library of Singapore

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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Books and Learning

The place is very cozy from the entrance. Located near an MRT station and shopping arcade, the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gianyar, Indonesia
The Queen of the Sciences (for tourists)

As a tourist you cannot borrow books. Fair enough. You can hang out though, just catch some A.C... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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  • Average9%
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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Reviewed yesterday

The place is very cozy from the entrance. Located near an MRT station and shopping arcade, the National Library is a haven for readers or people who need some personal time with books. The library has a massive collection of books, people can read wherever...More

Thank Bali-Melali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a tourist you cannot borrow books. Fair enough. You can hang out though, just catch some A.C. before heading back out. I recommend taking the elevator up to... I think the 13th floor... for an impressive view. Go into the feferenxe section of that...More

Thank shinraemonsam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this place twice: September 2016 and May 2017. I'm not exaggerating, this library is my favorite place not only in Singapore, but on earth. I always feel at ease in this place. You could find any updated collection by your interest in all of...More

Thank liaagatha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for something different from just sightseeing, eating, and shipping in singapore.

Thank SparkyDai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really amazing Library that I've ever visit in my life. There have cafe shop at Level 3. I've spent time reading my book there and enjoy my coffee when my day off!

Thank BenjaminSKKK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Review by Dr Sim. Excellent library with good air-conditioner. Good place for tourists to rest and catch up on some local reading. Regards Dr Sim

Thank drsim001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

tosn of book eateries below access to rented computers, new facilities withparkign available and itis a huge place in town

Thank kcmmb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever im in town i wouldnt miss the chance to stop by at the National Library. The air conditioning system is superb especially when you spent the day walking around town. Enjoyed the child section the most (yes i know im an adult) but i...More

Thank JoeyJovisich
Reviewed 9 August 2017

One of the best city libraries! Different levels and sections for different interests. Electronic checking in/out for books. Separate large area for children

Thank sbokhari53
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Swrving citizens and visitors---we took our family here reading and getting more info about Singapore and SE Asia. We enjoyed it and the srtaff was very helpful to our family.

Thank HungryJoeTokyo
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2 September 2017|
Response from Nthenyalee | Reviewed this property |
No. You need to be a resident of singapore but you are free to visit and it has nice quiet spaces you can use to read.
6 August 2017|
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Response from roadtripswc | Reviewed this property |
You may have visited the library by now. There's a young children section at the basement. Wonderful to be able to watch them roam at a secured area with many age appropriate books.
14 January 2015|
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Response from Laird Philip K | Reviewed this property |
Good afternoon from London. There is no entry fee as this is a Public Library. I should walk there as you can take in all the sights and sounds of Singapore on the way. I stay at the Intercontinental Hotel just by the... More