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Address: 1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6214 2451
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in...

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.

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Changi WWII War Trail and Museum Tour
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Private Tour: World War II Introduction on Singapore

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Great War history museum

Get her by MRT and then bus- driver will tell you when to get off. Museum straight across road from the bus stop. Headphones are $8 each to hire or you can just read the walls... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Get her by MRT and then bus- driver will tell you when to get off. Museum straight across road from the bus stop. Headphones are $8 each to hire or you can just read the walls. Entrance is free. Doesn't have all the fancy props like the National Museum but it's interesting and not crowded at all. Probably need about... More 

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Thank Gillian N
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This didn't quite live up to my expectations, i was expecting to see more. Also the day we went it was extremely hot so no way could we sit at the outside restuarant for lunch.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here on our round island tour, tour was brief but allowed enough time to read all the photo cards/boards, very informative, could be much bigger though as it is quite a small museum. We took our children ranging in age from 8-15 and they appreciated the sombre mood as it is very quiet in the museum as they... More 

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NSW Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed the Changi museum. It gave me as an Australian a different perspective on Singapore during WWII, and added to my knowledge of Aust War history.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my 12 year old son here as he had been studying WWII in school and he really appreciated it. It is not a very interactive museum and quite small but packed with information and given the compelling message my son read every panel in details, taking in the details about the war, the life of prisoners during the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just go and witness this. Its a real feature of Singapore's history and its got some tragic stories of such unnecessary suffering.

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Maitland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family visited here a few days ago, to pay tribute to an uncle who survived Changi POW camp. His brother in law died in a battle in Malaya. I don’t know, who of the two were better off. The family at home did not have the luxury of the instant communications we enjoy today, so it was years before... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did the Changi Museum 2 years ago. Was a little dissapointed with it. Don't get me wrong! There are things there to see and a audio tour, but, I thought it was a little lacking considering the enormity of what happened there.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really worth the visit especially for Aussies. Small museum but jam packed with good quality displays and information. Catch bus number 2 from stand 1 from outside tanah merah station. Takes you straight to the door of the museum. We had lunch at the restaurant next door and that was good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have always wanted to come and see what I understood as a replica of the Changi POW camp. This tiny museum that holds valuable information on the history of the hardships of what the men endured just seems to only skim the surface of information. Having a great interest in the history of the war, a result of my... More 

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