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Gillman Barracks

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The squaddie returns to the scene of the crime!

We went to Gilman Barracks because I had been stationed there 52 years previously when I was a... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
MrAWG
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England
Hidden Gem

Was taking a stroll and chanced upon this place which i understood used to be an army camp in the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
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9 Lock Road Gillman Barracks, Singapore 108937, Singapore
Bukit Merah
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Gillman barracks is former military complex converted into an artistic hub. It is full of galleries to visit and if I'm honest, a brilliant place for a photoshoot and a bridal photoshoot. There is a restaurant and a decent cafe on site. Suitable for families,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

We went to Gilman Barracks because I had been stationed there 52 years previously when I was a Royal Engineer. It is now an arts centre and there was a lot of fascinating local and international art on display. The main problem for us was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MrAWG
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy art it is worth making a trip this way...although maybe best to do this if you're heading to gajah galley or vivo city as you probably need to get a grab taxi to get here. The outside buildings are great to view...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rygod3
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Quiet galleries scattered inside the barrack. What impressed me is the Timbre with bounce castle and Creamier Handcrafted Ice Cream. Nekkid also provide well atmosphere for a drink with tasty snacks.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Was taking a stroll and chanced upon this place which i understood used to be an army camp in the past. Saw some interesting art work while there. A pretty quiet place on a Saturday morning.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

With a mix of local, regional and international art galleries set in Gillman Barracks, the quality of Contemporary art available is highly recommended for art lovers. Highlights include Sullivan+Strumpf, FOST and Yeo Workshop. Be sure to also check out NTU Centre for Contemporary Art where...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank HazelinaOh
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere and location are nice and the concept to turn the barracks into a hub for modern art sounds like a great idea. However, not sure how well it works in practice up to now. When we visited not much was going on. We found...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank FerrisXL
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great family fun with crafts and artwork. Loved the Home theme they had going and the different spaces they created that you could explore and create in.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nthenyalee
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A wonderful place to explore both in the day and at night. Many art galleries. Lovely food and ambience. The prices at eateries are not exactly low but it is good if you are planning to celebrate a special occasion. There are events that take...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank AnitaK22
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This can be a a nice quiet spot to meet friends on weekdays, especially when there is free parking. There are a number of galleries which yiu can visit, as well as several pieces of sculpture dotted about the landscape. If you are tied, there...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Lisa K
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Response from rygod3 | Reviewed this property |
We got a grab taxi there. That was the easiest for us and not too expensive. There does seem to be a bus though. Yes there are a number of buildings there with different exhibitions
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