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National Museum of Singapore

93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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Very Good Displays of Local and Natural History

The museum is situated in Stamford Street and is just over the road from Bras Basah MRT... read more

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Spent an interesting afternoon looking through this informative museum that summarised Singapore's... read more

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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 conventional museum experience. A cultural and architectural landmark in Singapore, the Museum hosts innovative festivals and events all year round-the dynamic Night Festival, visually arresting art installations, as well as amazing performances and film screenings-in addition to presenting thought-provoking exhibitions involving critically important collections of artefacts. The programming is supported by a wide range of facilities and services including F&B, retail and a Resource Centre. The National Museum of Singapore re-opened in December 2006 after a three-year redevelopment, and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2012. The Museum refreshed its permanent galleries and re-opened them on 19 September 2015 for Singapore's Golden Jubilee.
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  • Average10%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum is situated in Stamford Street and is just over the road from Bras Basah MRT station. There was a nice display of local flora and fauna in the Glass Rotunda, but I was more interested in the pictures of trees taken in various...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed yesterday

Spent an interesting afternoon looking through this informative museum that summarised Singapore's rich history.

Thank Keggles2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

The National Museum of Singapore gives you a great understanding of Singapore's history in an interesting and informative way. The displays were all well presented and easy to navigate and there appeared to be good activities for children as well. Don't miss the Story of...More

Thank Pacificwoman59
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It gives lot of information about the history of Singapore. From the time of their first king to British colonisation and Independence. It has refreshment zone too

Thank Lavy10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours in the museum focusing on the Singapore parts. The exhibit on the ground level was very well done, interesting and entertaining. On the upper floor we spent some time in the "living in Singapore section", and found this to...More

Thank swissami19
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did not have time to visit all the exhibitions but spent our time in the main exhibition - the history of Singapore. Very well laid out with an impressive amount of facts presented in different ways. Been to Singapore many times but learned so...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a self confessed museum junkie I just had to visit it and was not disappointed. The exhibition about the history of Singapore was well laid out and informative. Children activities were interesting and well thought out.

Thank Michal R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt this place wasn't much of an actual museum they have a 3 D type room which is relaxing. Only go if it's raining there are better things to do in Singapore. Loved the architecture.

Thank charlie_dog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum ticket is a little heavy on your pocket but definitely worth it. It is very well organised and easy to browse through. Each section of the museum is very well displayed and their short movies on various topics are very interesting. You can...More

Thank Chandni S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my mum who is 72 but very mobile. We spent 6 hours looking at galleries or enjoying a coffee. In the end we finished with a small bite of food and drinks at the bar on the roof. A generally amazing afternoon and...More

Thank OzTravel_12
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Vivian J
March 7, 2017|
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Response from Robbiejo4866 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your interests, we were lucky to have a personal guide and spent over 2 hours. Lovely cafe and shop so I would allow for 3 hours.
Rupal S
June 15, 2016|
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Response from daved64 | Reviewed this property |
the actual entry is free, but we paid about $25-30 to see a World Treasures Exhibition. Was well worth it !
Jane A
August 19, 2015|
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Response from Anth0ny1968 | Reviewed this property |
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