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Message from TripAdvisor:This place is temporarily closed due to renovation. The chapel will remain open until 1 January 2019. The museum and chapel will re-open in late 2020.

The Changi Museum

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
+65 6214 2451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a moving and informative tour with Carol Dragon as our guide. Polite and friendly and telling us the story of the occupation and war in Singapore during WW2. Carol knew the history and delivered is so well that we really didn't want to finish...More

Thank leighc8482017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very moving experience with comprehensive information about the Japanese occupation. Also an excellent gift shop selling some really interesting books.

Thank E17_KJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting but for me an upsetting experience I found it very emotional pleased I did it as it is part of history very well portrayed.

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It's not that big as I would have thought. It's not that imposing either. But go inside and definitely have a guide with you. The tour will over power you. Any one who has visited there is profoundly moved by the stories. It's a must...More

Thank specializedautoe2016
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This si simply a wonderful place to visit, with a timeless sense of just whta those of us wih family that suffered during the second world war either as civilians or solidiers went through simply to survive. A true testament to human endurance and cruelty...More

Thank skargo69
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We have visited this museum on two separate occasions, and it was due to our desire to see it that we first made the long journey from the U.K. My father in law was in the RAF during World War 2 and was captured by...More

2  Thank Ellie1145
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A first class extremely detailed museum of life in Singapore under the Japanese occupation 1942 - 1945. Some interesting relics including replica murals and a cell door from the old Changi Gaol.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed June 28, 2018

A small and unassuming museum on the grounds of Changi Prison has lots of photos and stories about the internment of Australian, New Zealand, Indian, English and local's following the Japanese invasion during WWII. Eye opening stuff.

Thank Simon O
Reviewed June 24, 2018

You have to grit your teeth and remember with this one....heartbreaking, made me cry tot think about it all.....but would not have missed it......They ;live in my memory....

Thank JoyceP1002
Reviewed May 28, 2018

If you are genuinely interested in the historical aspects or have family reason for visiting here then it is well worth the hour no.2 bus ride from China Town, it only costs $2,50 per person. Entrance is free. We visited here because the wife had...More

2  Thank ChrisandMick60
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April 19, 2018|
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Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
Raffles is closed until approx August this year. They do have a gift shop and a small bar open
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
We caught a train and a bus. It was easy. You could take a taxi from the train station I think it was Tampines station. We were there in November 2017
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January 22, 2018|
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Response from Pompeyken | Reviewed this property |
Hello. glad to answer your question. The Changi Museum will not be closing untll March. Open from 9:30 till 5 on Saturday and Sunday. Free admission Cheers, and enjoy. Ken