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Changi Chapel and Museum

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Address: 1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6214 2451
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore...
This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Their stories are told with an impressive collection of personal artifacts and news coverage. A British internee returned to the museum decades after the war to recreate the murals he’d painted on the walls of the original chapel – a moving insight into how those held prisoner found hope and comfort in any way possible.
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Literally a 10 minute cab ride ( SGD$10) from Changi airport, this little attraction is worth a quick look. I spent no more than 45 minutes there and took my time reading all of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Literally a 10 minute cab ride ( SGD$10) from Changi airport, this little attraction is worth a quick look. I spent no more than 45 minutes there and took my time reading all of the content and quotes. It is a nice reminder of Singapore's exposure to World War 2 and those that died at the hands of the Japanese... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Changi chapel museum is a must for go all those who are interested in singapore's history. Located close to the Changi prison, the museum offers a visual panorama of the life and experiences of Singapore's war years.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My second visit and while this place is small and will only take a few hours of your time, it is a special place, especially popular with Aussies and Kiwis and Brits. Take your older children and 16 and up. Mine are 11 and 13 but really took it in and asked lots of questions. This is an emotional journey.... More 

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Hunter Valley, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit, especially to read about the local inhabitants horrible sufferings under Japanese occupation. But bear in mind that the chapel is just a recreation of the original, and nowhere near the original location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great little museum, the guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. Its a bit out of the way but taxis aren't that expensive in Singapore and it was well worth a visit.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very moving and informative. Beautifully presented in a way not to be maudlin, presented in a calm way, very interesting.

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Yardley, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I just moved to Singapore from New York City and took this tour to get a better sense of the country's history. Helena, my tour guide, was a captivating storyteller who packed a lot of information in the tour. She did a wonderful job. Highly recommended.

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Young, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We found the museum very interesting. Free entry and pay to hire audio guides which I would recommend. We enjoyed our visit though a little out of the way. Worth the trip.

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A very thought provoking time. Go for the audio tour as it gives you a lot of background Information. You will appreciate what the pow ' s went through

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Visakhapatnam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Heart wrenching stories of Japanese cruelty on the local populace during the WWII occupation of Singapore. Also some tales of epic courage and humanity. Horrors if war depicted among the pictures and stores. Not for the weak if heart

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Additional Information about Changi Chapel and Museum

Address: 1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6214 2451
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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