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Address: 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6589 9580
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Singapore Art Museum is a contemporary art museum for visitors of all...

The Singapore Art Museum is a contemporary art museum for visitors of all ages and experiences, specialising in Singaporean and Southeast Asian art. Located in a restored 160-year-old mission school, the Singapore Art Museum presents thought-provoking art exhibitions and programmes that respond to current issues and complete the visitor's understanding of Southeast Asia.

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Imaginarium visit...fun..interesting and it's free....

We visited the SAM on friday around 5.30 pm. And we got information every friday at 6pm we can enter for free...so we wait and we can visit for free...it's fun..interesting...kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
enjelita j
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jakarta
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Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Opposite the main art museum at Bras Basah stop, they have a branch for their children's museum called SAM at 8Q. I took our 17 month old there as a cheap (aka free for permanent residents but I think it's maybe 10 Sing dollars for non) outing. It's a fairly calm museum directed at young children. It was a great... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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263 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited Singapore Art Museum before visiting National Museum and needless to say, i spent less than 1 hour there because i was disappointed by how bad the exhibitions were and there was basically nothing fruitful or interesting to see. I will not recommend this place to anyone who like museums.

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Thank kojlken
Melbourne
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69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a bit of research this is museum easy to find (or take a taxi, so cheap, so friendly, so helpful). You will be well rewarded. Entry costs are so cheap as to be a steal (we got in as Seniors for $5 each). Exhibitions change regularly, we went when the theme was water, the sea). It was brilliant. In... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my 10 y-o daughter on a Saturday morning. To my surprise we were allowed to park right at the entrance of the museum as the old gentlemen at the entrance kindly remove the cone. We went expecting paintings (due to my lack of research) and I was pretty worried my daughter's day will be spoilt when I learnt... More 

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jakarta
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the SAM on friday around 5.30 pm. And we got information every friday at 6pm we can enter for free...so we wait and we can visit for free...it's fun..interesting...kids love it. There are 4 floors of exhibition. We like it

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Thank enjelita j
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my father and was apprehensive at first, I don't usually like art galleries much, but throughly enjoyed this one. We did a free guided tour and our guide Susanne was just brilliant. Her knowledge of the art works and stories behind the artists and their exhibitions were so insightful and really added to the experience. The security... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought I enjoyed art. Maybe it's just me but I did not like this place and there is no way I'm ever going back. I felt like the exhibits were either bad or just ok. The building itself is ok for displaying art. I was just not impressed by what I saw. I would definitely not take any visitors... More 

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Thank John K
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum the second time this year bringing my niece and nephew as well as my sister along this time round! It's such a great place, my family should not missed it! The buildings housing the museum ( the former City Hall and the High Court) are themselves iconic, seeped in history and the architecture special ! It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Singapore Art Museum: SAM of All our Feelings We got lost looking for it using a map, tracking the landmarks so we arrive by its doorstep. Big mistake. And the locals we asked help from were not too clear themselves. So first afternoon of my wife and I during our recently Singapore vacation, we were dog tired and darn lost.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Odyssey. Really great mixed show based around sea and navigation themes. Some brilliant work, with standout pieces from Rasid Rana, Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan, and Choe U-Ram. Guards were really well informed and helpful, they really know their stuff. Nipped into the education space, not thinking it would have much we would be interested in (as child... More 

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