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National Museum of Singapore

93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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With a history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is the nation's oldest museum with a progressive mind. Its galleries adopt cutting-edge and multi-perspective ways of presenting history and culture to redefine conventional museum experience. A cultural and architectural landmark in Singapore, the Museum hosts innovative festivals and events all year round-the dynamic Night Festival, visually arresting art installations, as well as amazing performances and film screenings-in addition to presenting thought-provoking exhibitions involving critically important collections of artefacts. The programming is supported by a wide range of facilities and services including F&B, retail and a Resource Centre. The National Museum of Singapore re-opened in December 2006 after a three-year redevelopment, and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2012. The Museum refreshed its permanent galleries and re-opened them on 19 September 2015 for Singapore's Golden Jubilee.
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93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice museum, both the building and the exposition. Free tour that gave more colour to the items exhibited.

Thank bharosr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had spent Saturday outside and decided Sunday would be best spent indoors in air conditioning! Was staying very close to Museum and had a recommendation from a local. Very well done exhibit on the history of Singapore that took a couple hours to go through...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth a visit to the National Museum if you want to learn the historical perspective on the development of Singapore. The first floor highlights the beginnings when it was not much more than a village to where it is now. It is well...More

Thank jedm49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At. SG$ 19 for a senior discounted ticket I find it very very expensive. So if you know or are not interested in Singapore History give it a wide berth. I found it interesting and informative, much more so than the readings I had done...More

Thank TheWholeTruthHK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were initially taken back at the high cost but ended up spending 6 hours here because there was so much to see! It was all really well presented and provided a really good overview of Singapore’s history and achievements. There’s also a lovely cafe...More

1  Thank Orange_Penguins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing building and beautifully curated world class museum. The story of Singapore is extremely interesting and emotive. It will appeal to all ages. Need to spend a couple of hours here. It isn't surprising that this beautiful country has evolved to what it is today,...More

1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of Singapore was very well presented in this beautiful building. I enjoyed the top floor how it was split into decades & the occupation years from 1942 - 1945 was very sad. I felt that the costume area could have been better presented....More

1  Thank Dabblings
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend loves visiting museums, but I wasn't too keen. When I went there I loved the art and the greenery around the museum. Click lots of pictures against the white building architecture.

Thank Amrreeta D
Reviewed 1 week ago

the collection is about the history of Singapore which I found very interesting. I learned much about the old times.

Thank DavidSlager
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

National museum has so many interesting artifacts on Singapore’s history that goes back centuries. Our guide Hilary was knowledgeable and made the facts so easy to understand. The gallery on the Japanese occupation was good. My Canadian friends and I learned much on our visit...More

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Vivian J
8 March 2017|
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Response from Robbiejo4866 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your interests, we were lucky to have a personal guide and spent over 2 hours. Lovely cafe and shop so I would allow for 3 hours.
Rupal S
15 June 2016|
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Response from daved64 | Reviewed this property |
the actual entry is free, but we paid about $25-30 to see a World Treasures Exhibition. Was well worth it !
Jane A
19 August 2015|
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Response from Anth0ny1968 | Reviewed this property |
HI, it was 7 sing dollars per adult for the special exhibits and the general area is free but you must check if the museum general area is open. In April it was closed for renovations but you didn't know that till you got... More