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Singapore Philatelic Museum

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Address: 23B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6337 3888
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Description: Singapore Philatelic Museum celebrates everything about the world of...
Singapore Philatelic Museum celebrates everything about the world of stamps, from their unique background and connection to important historical moments in history, to stamp design and important collections.
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Elvis and stamps

This time we dropped by the museum. Whilst small, it was particularly enjoyable. Stamps and memorabilia of Elvis Presley were on temporary exhibit so my wife enjoyed it too. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

As a stamp collector, I found this museum fun. An Elvis Presley exhibit was featured and it is excellent for children. Items in the gift shop are high priced but this is a great stop for kids with interactive exhibits and many stamps on display.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Worth to visit.. All you need to know about history is all packaged here.. Good for both children and adult

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Chengdu, China
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This museum was such a pleasant surprise that far exceeded my expectations. This was my favorite museum visit in Singapore and a great value for the S$5 entrance fee. Truthfully, I went in to get out of the heat, expecting to look at a bunch of postage stamps. I was greeted by very friendly people and the museum is much... More 

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Sydney
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a small museum tucked away in the city. Has some interesting displays around stamps and you can certainly buy stamps. What was disappointing was that you cannot find more singapore stamps if one wishes to. They also have some lovely postcards (cheap as!) and you can get a special stamp from the museum (at an additional price). Entrance... More 

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Mandaluyong
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44 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was once a Philatelist so visiting a Philatelic Museum brought me so much memories of how once upon a time i enjoyed the Hobby. The Museum is 2 floors. At the 1st level is where the Special Exhibit can be found (when we went it was about Elvis Presley), there is also the Museum Shop on the Ground Floor.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This time we dropped by the museum. Whilst small, it was particularly enjoyable. Stamps and memorabilia of Elvis Presley were on temporary exhibit so my wife enjoyed it too. The photo booth was great. Try the exhibits on the second floor too for glimpses of Singapore in the past.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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71 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place is great. Free admission the 1st of January so when we passed by on the way to Fort Canning, we decided to have a look. This Museum is fun and we really enjoyed it. Lot's of stamps from all over the world and an exhibition of special and rare stamps made of many different materials and with smell.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited when the super hero exhibit was on. This place is small with exhibits on 2 floors. The lady at the ticket counter was very welcoming and actually waived my son's entrance fee and gave him a special philatelic museum strap for his MRT card. The super hero exhibit was on the ground floor along side a year of... More 

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Quezon City
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

nice collection of stamps from all over the world, and a temporary (hopefully they'll make it permanent) exhibit of unique stamps (some w/ chocolate smell, others with different materials like gold, sand, etc). For kids, an unrelated display of singapore's culture, spices, and development.

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Singapore, Singapore
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Not a huge amount but interesting history generally of stamps but also the influence and changes during the recent history of Singapore and how some of this was reflected in the stamps. Like the letter and mail box display.

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