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Singapore Philatelic Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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For stamp lovers and history buffs alike !

Frankly, I am not a stamp lover, but I wanted to take a look at the Little Prince Exhibition that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
Stamps collectors paradise

This is a great museum which houses interesting stamp collections going back over time. It is stamp... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Singapore Philatelic Museum celebrates everything about the world of stamps, from their unique background and connection to important historical moments in history, to stamp design and important collections.
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23B Coleman Street Singapore Philatelic Museum, Singapore 179807, Singapore
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+65 6337 3888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Frankly, I am not a stamp lover, but I wanted to take a look at the Little Prince Exhibition that had been going on for a while now so I actually headed over to the museum on Day 2 of Chinese New Year 2019. And...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought my Son, 7 and daughter, 5 on a Sunday afternoon. The Singapore Philatelic Museum is one of the least spoken about hidden gems but it is definitely worth a visit. If you are Singaporean, the entry is free and not miss out the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AakilaAyman
Reviewed January 9, 2019

A small museum brimming with interesting things. The exhibition on the Little Prince as well as the envelope exhibit were fascinating. $8 for foreigners but well worth it. Front desk workers are polite and informed. Thank you for a lovely visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank teach777
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This is a great museum which houses interesting stamp collections going back over time. It is stamp collectors paradise. There are themed stamp collections - for example celebrating the International Year of the Dog. The museum also has stamps from other countries of the world....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed October 5, 2018

I happened to stumble across a flyer at the NMS for the Le Petit Prince exhibition here, and thought about going during my trip. I happened to be in Singapore for a wedding, and it was held across the road at the Armenian church. With...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shihoko
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Having bought my 12 year old here 15 years ago, I was pleased to see that the exhibitions here had changed. Generous history of Singapore philately, the post office, mail boxes without being too excessive, along with current displays on the Little Prince and his...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gary D
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This little cosy museum is an excellent place to visit. You will probably spend about 2 to 3 hours there. The exhibits are fun and interactive. It's suitable for families with young children. Drinking water is available near the washrooms.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank springblooms_01
Reviewed August 23, 2018

A small 2 floors museum dedicated to stamps history in Singapore as well as some very nice collections of stamps from around the world. Even kids will enjoy the collections especially the ones of famous kids stories. There's also a special exhibition dedicated for the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed August 14, 2018

If you are a philately enthusiast like I am, you'd be very excited to visit this place, hoping to see a lot of stamp related collections and national history through stamps. Singapore is not a relatively new country, it does have a history, but this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ArunG-onTheMove
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We stopped by here for another visit after having been to the nearby Civil Defence Heritage Gallery and the Central Fire Station. There's not really that much to see inside and they seem to have removed the exhibit which allowed pictures to be taken with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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