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Address: 62, Hill Street | (in the Central Fire Station), Singapore 179367, Singapore
Phone Number: 6332 2996
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I attended a committal hearing for a homicide case at the Supreme Court and after the hearing, I walked across the North Bridge Road and decided to visit this heritage gallery... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Singapore, Singapore

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Gold Coast
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit for both adults and children, the retired fire chief on hand to discuss things and answer questions is very Knowledgeable, very nice man that has served his city well, ask him about the dogs and the role they play in major rescues, the central fire station is a beautiful building full of history

Thank seawolfau
Forfar, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This attraction is located across from the Funan Mall and next to the entrance to Fort Canning Park. We came across this attraction by chance. We had some time to kill and didn't want to hang about outside too long because of the haze. This attraction is free. My husband and I really enjoyed it. It's very informative with hands... More 

1 Thank Lawriesj
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

My parter's son is a Firefighter in the UK, so we planned to visit the museum contained in the historic and architecturally beautiful Fire Station Building. Entry was free, and the exhibits are few, but beautifully presented. It is run by volunteers and the guys we spoke with are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and a delight to spend some time with. Please... More 

2 Thank John F
Singapore, Singapore
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321 reviews
278 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I attended a committal hearing for a homicide case at the Supreme Court and after the hearing, I walked across the North Bridge Road and decided to visit this heritage gallery that was located beside the Central Fire Station. I am a volunteer member in the Community Emergency Response and Preparedness unit in my constitutency at Chua Chu Kang. Few... More 

1 Thank soh_kien_peng
Singapore, Singapore
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2,022 reviews
1,233 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a fairly small museum but it contains a few interesting exhibits including some old fire engines in excellent condition. It's easily combined with a visit to the Central Fire Station on a Saturday morning (when they have their regular open day for kids to come and look at the fire engines). This museum is free for everyone but... More 

1 Thank KGB777
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A good Museum with free entry, with Hands on attractions and plenty to see. See the Fire Engines of Bygone days and sit inside to get the real feel of a fire fighter !

1 Thank Tony B
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Good for educating the kids on the hazards of fire, devastation and impact on population (i.e. Bukit Ho Swee Fire). Discover and understand the expanded functions of Singapore modern civil defence force.

1 Thank AlvinSohYK
Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Saturday mornings they have a special opening and there are lots of firemen etc to talk to you and they love to tell you about the history, kids can climb on the old fire engines, it was a great place to spend a couple of hours.

2 Thank KFP57
Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The place are clean and free to enter. Knowing history of Singapore fire fighters. Know how they fight fire in their past and how they handling when Singapore had no form a country yet

1 Thank Kum W
Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

we visit Civil Defence Heritage Gallery with my son, and he was so exciting before the day, he keep saying that he want to see the fire engine, when we reached the gallery, he quickly enter to the gallery without following us, and he had try almost every exhibits, and also asking alots of questions about the exhibits, so we... More 

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