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National Library of Singapore

100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Amazing collection and architecture: must stop by children's section and 10th floor

This place makes reading even more fun, I swear. The children’s section is a wonderland- it’s like... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Darla B
Improved general lending section

It used to feel a lot more crowded, had shortage of chairs, messed up newspapers but they've solved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
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+65 6332 3255
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place makes reading even more fun, I swear. The children’s section is a wonderland- it’s like an artificial forest with a Kinect station, a weather-learning section, and all the children’s books and educational CD’s you can play with on the computers. Go to the...More

Thank Darla B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It used to feel a lot more crowded, had shortage of chairs, messed up newspapers but they've solved all those challenges. Feels much more spacious, I found seats at lunchtime and the papers are mounted to reading tables so they are in great shape but...More

Thank EuForia_01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot of restaurants around it. Even foreigners can go in to browse the books as it is open. If you take lift to the higher level, you can see some beautiful scene of Singapore

Thank Charles123sg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are s book worm or slightly interested in books this is a must visit especially is you are a resident of SG. I highly recommend becoming a member as they have a wide selection of books for all ages. They also offer various...More

Thank Nthenyalee
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Singapore has a very extensive and top-quality library system for a small nation of only a few million people, and the National Library near Bugis is the crown jewel. The actual branch component of the library, secreted away in the basement, is nothing special but...More

Thank JamesGuild
Reviewed June 17, 2017

The library is very big and occupies a few floors in the building. However I did find the staff very helpful in trying to find information on family tree matters. As yet, Singapore does not have much regarding family tree; it is a topic not...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed June 16, 2017

1.Lots of books for all the subjects. 2. Their KID section is specially very good. 3. Study books for different classes are also available.

Thank 256arijitb
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

If you love (partial) views of the city from the top, the National Library has plenty of it. And it is free of charge and air conditioned. Take the lift to the 11th floor and walk into the reference area. The anal part of the...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I went here by accident. I was kinda lost at that time while trying to get back to my hotel. When I got in, I was surprised with the beautiful architecture! I guess this place is perfect for family and suitable for kids but the...More

Thank db9x
Reviewed June 9, 2017

The biggest and tallest library in Singapore that is accessable to the general public. It has almost every book you can imagine and resources to look through, a great place to read and chill or do some research and fact finding.

Thank Kenny W
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Response from Laird Philip K | Reviewed this property |
Good afternoon from London. There is no entry fee as this is a Public Library. I should walk there as you can take in all the sights and sounds of Singapore on the way. I stay at the Intercontinental Hotel just by the... More
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