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Address: 1 St. Andrew's Road National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957, Singapore
Phone Number:
+65 6271 7000
Today
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Opened in November 2015, National Gallery Singapore is a brand new visual...

Opened in November 2015, National Gallery Singapore is a brand new visual arts museum that engages, excites and inspires with the art of Singapore, Southeast Asia and the world. The Gallery will contribute to Singapore's ambition to become a global city for the arts. Located in the heart of the Civic District, two monumental buildings-the City Hall and the former Supreme Court-have been refurbished and will be reborn as National Gallery Singapore. At 64,000 square metres, we will not only be the largest visual arts venue in Singapore but also one of the largest in the region. The Gallery will focus on displaying Singapore and Southeast Asian art from the 19th century to the present day. Through a comprehensive collection, the Gallery will present the development of Singapore and regional cultures to tell their social, economic and political histories.

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My husband and I are "highlights and famous things only" kind of people when it comes to our interest in art. The gallery doesn't have anything famous (at least nothing that our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I are "highlights and famous things only" kind of people when it comes to our interest in art. The gallery doesn't have anything famous (at least nothing that our very layman selves have ever heard of) but we were impressed! Beautiful space and massive collection of local and Asian art. Highly recommend to join one of the... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Starts with a stunning entrance way. Lots of galleries to choose from. Was especially interested in the Asian artist collection I don't get to see much of at home. Helpful assistants. Lunch good in the less expensive area. Fun exhibit of balloon art.

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This gallery stands comparison with the very best around the world: Washington, DC; London, UK; Paris; Rome; Berlin; Ottawa. The holdings are extensive, and of a very high quality. It is a bit of a maze, so be sure to use the map that is provided.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this place which has nice interior and art pieces on display. Worth a visit when one has the time. There are also nice restaurants on site and an observation deck at the TOP where one can look across the Padang to MBS.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited with a friend, free for Singaporeans and they also provide free guided visits. Violet Oon has a restaurant there and I love the tour of the toilets in the holding cells. Nice paintings and architecture, good mix of old and new.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting visit to this beautiful gallery. Lots of history and lovely paintings. We enjoyed it very much.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievably helpful, welcoming and friendly staff, especially those who helped us when we lost our bags. The views from the top floor are also incredible. Well worth a visit.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

E had to wait for a few hours before heading to the airport for our flight. We were recommended to go here. It is a lovely open and airy complex with a lot to see and do. Aside from the art works (modern, contemporary and traditional) there is a social centre where you can create your own poster from art... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Gallery Singapore is worth the time to visit. The complex itself is amazing, accessible and cool for comfort. You can pay for the additional exhibits or do what we did which was take in the complex from the rooftop down. The history of the gallery and the way in which they have incorporated the historical supreme court building... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the National Gallery today with my 3 young children. We loved the beautiful exhibitions, the historical City Hall and Supreme Court areas and the ambience of the gallery. All staff were helpful and polite. Most of them took time to explain certain paintings to us as well as the history and importance of the special exhibitions open. The... More 

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