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Singapore Art Museum

71 Bras Basah Road Singapore Art Museum | Singapore Art Museum, Singapore 189555, Singapore
+65 6589 9580
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Now on at Singapore Art Museum: Singapore Biennale 2016 - An Atlas of Mirrors. Featuring a constellation of artworks by 63 contemporary artists and art collectives from Asia, exploring new ways of seeing the world and ourselves. The Singapore Art Museum is a contemporary art museum for visitors of all ages and experiences, specialising in Singaporean and Southeast Asian art. Located in a restored 160-year-old mission school, the Singapore Art Museum presents thought-provoking art exhibitions and programmes that respond to current issues and complete the visitor's understanding of Southeast Asia.
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71 Bras Basah Road Singapore Art Museum | Singapore Art Museum, Singapore 189555, Singapore
+65 6589 9580
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was Museum Day, so the entrance was free. I'm glad, as I would have been disappointed if we'd paid. We found the layout very confusing and the art average at best. We would not rush back.

Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We go to SAM at 8Q. They have imaginarium exhibition. So colourful. Love the exhibition. Actualy the building is small. We spent about 1,5 hours for all the exhibition.

Thank Carolina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main museum was closed during my visit, which was a pity. Hence, I paid my visit to SAM at 8Q, which is free after 6pm on Fridays. At the moment, they are having a theme "Imaginarium" and the art pieces showing were thoughtful, you...More

Thank 565ethels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here with my 4yo for the Imaginarium. There are some interesting exhibits, but the one that she loves the most is a series of tiny photo's of Singapore embedded in resin scattered over a wooden floor. She borrows my phone and runs around...More

Thank Evan L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is not a big musuem. So I would not plan on spending more than a couple of hours there. Always check the hours and the current exhibition that is going on before going. This month (May 2017), the main building of the museum is...More

Thank ancyancy
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The Singapore Art Museum consists of 2 buildings. The main building is now closed for a revamp that is slated for completion in year 2021. The second, smaller building known as SAM at 8Q is still open. The current exhibition at SAM at 8Q is...More

1  Thank Xin R
Reviewed 4 May 2017

So, initially I had planned to go visiting some museums and art exhibitions in Singapore with this museum made it to the list. The exterior is so huge and cool! In this museum, they'll give you a sticker that you have to remember putting it...More

Thank belladinavictoria
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Walked to the museum today from the JW Marriott to find it is closed until May 6th I believe. The security guard said they are changing an exhibit. I recommend checking on the hours before heading out.

2  Thank SportsMom_11
Reviewed 13 April 2017

There are different events going on from month to month, really interesting artwork. Place is suitable for adults, adults with kids or just solo travellers.

Thank Kxitingk
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a very kid friendly space. They even have a separate room for kids to explore art. The exhibition I saw was stellar, and it was a great space. It was smaller than expected. Staff are friendly, and it's easy to walk around. Even...More

Thank Merilyn_S_12
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Hi, what make you chose to visit SAM out of so many museum such as National Museum , ACM , Pereankan Museum . Please list that your age and reason , thank you!
23 October 2015|
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Response from FerringFerret | Reviewed this property |
Hi Solely because we were staying very close by. What we didn't know at the time was that about half of it was closed for some reason. If you have young kids or just a kids heart the associated children's museum is just... More
Hi, may i know what kind of impression and experience does SAM AT 8Q give you when you step into the area. thank you for the response!
15 October 2015|
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Response from bogdanvv | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much the same impression as Gilman Barracks (well, the bigger building up the hill, on the left), like a re-purposed building, like a work in progress, suitable for certain art exhibits, quite neat, but I would say it... More