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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
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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 

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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 

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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 !

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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.

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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.

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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

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Singapore, Singapore
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was actually quite impressed on how dynamic this museum was. The Civil Defence Heritage Gallery was very interesting considering I already knew a bit about the firefighting techniques used in the USA. I really loved comparing the differences and identifying familiarities in this field as displayed in the museum. It not only covered the history of Civil Defense but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

As Volunteers in perth of an organisation that evolved from the civil defense it was interesting to see the gallery and how much effort has been put into it. We were welcomed on entry by an amazing man (segar I think his name was) who took the time to talk to us and really made our trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

If you have an interest in fire fighting or emergency services in general you'll want to get yourself to this lesser known museum in Singapore. It isn't far from the centre of the CBD and could be included in a visit to the not too far away Peranakan Museum. Effectively this museum traces the history of the Singapore fire brigades... More 

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Address: 62, Hill Street | (in the Central Fire Station), Singapore 179367, Singapore
Phone Number: 6332 2996
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore

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