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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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A very moving experience and a must if one wants to glean some history

Avoided going in a group,tour as I knew I would be spending atleast 2+ hours there and also needed a cool Tiger beer afterwards. Travelled by metro (MRT) from City Hall on Green... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Avoided going in a group,tour as I knew I would be spending atleast 2+ hours there and also needed a cool Tiger beer afterwards. Travelled by metro (MRT) from City Hall on Green line to Tampines and then 29 bus to Changi Museum...cost $4 and took 1 hour. All very easy. Museum is free but you must have audio set... More 

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Cambridge, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The audio tour is fantastic and has moving interviews with survivors of the pow camp. I must admit it moved me to tears hearing about the brutality suffered by the prisoners of war. Very good exhibits. Reading what relatives had written in remberance to those who'd died was incredibly moving. I would thoroughly recommend a visit to this museum.

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Louth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must-see for those with relatives who were involved in the WWII invasion by Japan. Some very moving photographs, text, and descriptions of conditions, and stories of some very brave deeds in the most awful circumstances. Very moving.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well curated and memorialized second world war museum. Exhibits are tangible memories of the disaster that was the fall of Singapore in 1942. Visit will leave you emotionally drained as it documents in detail the excesses and brutality of the Japanese occupation especially the inhuman and cruel treatment of prisoners of war. Should be compulsory for all Japanese students but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Changi museum as part of a Singapore Island tour. The museum gives an interesting and educational insight into the horrors endured by the people of Singapore during the Japanese occupation. Definitely worth a visit

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Mackay, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This really is only a museum with pictures and an audio tour. Whilst it does portray the terrors of the prisoners, it was a little disappointing.

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Tehran, Iran
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Changi Museum is an important part of history and is a must see if you visit Singapore,Changi resonates in the hearts and memories of many Australians as a place of great suffering. The Chapel is simple

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your a history buff, or interested in WW2 and the fall of Singapore this place is a must visit attraction. You will gain insight into the events and atrocities that took place during the fall and occupation of Singapore.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have spent many years studying the Second World War mostly in the European and Russian theatres and have only recently begun reading in some depth about the Pacific Theatre of the war. Changi resonates in the hearts and memories of many Australians as a place of great suffering. The Chapel is simple but walking in I felt a gentle... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Changi Museum is an important part of history and is a must see if you visit Singapore however I think the keepers of Changi history need to start thinking about a more dynamic and interactive exhibition to keep the younger generation engaged. There are many fascinating and important aspects of this exhibition that are being lost in translation for... More 

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