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With a history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is the nation's oldest museum with a progressive mind. Its galleries adopt cutting-edge and multi-perspective ways of presenting history and culture to redefine...more
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At the beginning we really didn’t know what was there because we didn’t find recommendations about it. Thank God we went, spectacular well structured museum which broadens your knowledge and information on Singapore history. A must!!
You can spend at least 3 hours here. Learn about the history of Singapore and experience an amazing immersive multimedia experience called the "Story of the Forest". It was mesmerizing! Saw lots of people just lying down and looking really relaxed! Best enjoyed when less...More
A stunningly beautiful building located opposite Fort Canning Park, which you can explore at the same time. You are able to get a real sense of Singapore’s History with some stand out items such as the jewellery found in an archaeological dig of Forbidden Hill....More
All of the Fort Canning area is so interesting. You can walk around the old cemetery with tombstones from old Brits--many children who died in early 1800s--anad then come into the cool air-con of the museum to learn the history.
An absolutely fantastic museum - thank you to Jillian for the most amazing tour (a must do 11am daily). I spent 5hrs in here and didn’t see it all! I wouldn’t bother with the special exhibition ticket next time however the exhibit on Polaroids was...More
Our only problem was that we ran out of time for a more comprehensive visit to the museum as planned, instead of forgoing a visit we decided to explore as much of the musuem as possible for free as our time permitted and enjoy the...More
While there are several exhibits, the real star is the History of Singapore gallery. I really learned a lot about Singapore and upstairs has even more exhibits on modern times. We went on New Years Day and it was free! (apparently as for all public...More
In this artificial city where everything seems plastic, finally a place where some light is cast on the roots of the population.
The story is clearly a marketed message, not very deep or critical, but one's can extract some interesting intuitions.
The visit is quick,...More
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HI, it was 7 sing dollars per adult for the special exhibits and the general area is free but you must check if the museum general area is open. In April it was closed for renovations but you didn't know that till you got... More
HI, it was 7 sing dollars per adult for the special exhibits and the general area is free but you must check if the museum general area is open. In April it was closed for renovations but you didn't know that till you got there. The free guided tour is fantastic I highly recommend it.