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“You have to visit this” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Changi Chapel and Museum

Changi Chapel and Museum
1000 Upper Changi Rd N, Singapore 507707, Singapore
65 6214 2451
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Ranked #15 of 564 things to do in Singapore
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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“You have to visit this”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Took a public bus from the city which drops you right outside.Its a sad tale but it shows you how
the captured people survived all the trauma and the ones that didnt
Everyone kids and all should visit this place
Its free to get in and they have a nice cafe on site

Visited May 2013
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“Thought-provoking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Well presented, FREE entry (unless you wanted headphones). I didn't, the photos and the pieces spoke for themselves. Quite an emotional visit especially the personal messages from other visitors. Very moving indeed.

Visited June 2013
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“Small and not very accessible”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The exhibits make you very emotional. The place has lots of info related to the history of Changi Prison. The trip however is long by bus if you stay in the city area. There are nothing else nearby unless you do not mind making a trip just to spend an hour or two there.

Visited June 2013
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“Eye opening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Well worth a visit,very comprehensive coverage of Changi's history, but very moving, especially as I was an intern in Sime Road from 1942+...

Visited April 2013
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“Worth visiting if you have an interest in WWII”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Although the Chapel and Museum are quite small, there is a lot of information on display. Pictures and writings from soldiers and civilians. It is quite moving when reading some of the messages left in the Chapel by relatives of soldiers who died in Changi.

Visited May 2013
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