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Singapore Philatelic Museum

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Address: 23B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6337 3888
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Singapore Philatelic Museum celebrates everything about the world of...

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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Something different, something new, always

Surprised that this smallish museum could pack so many artefacts. And even more pleasantly surprised by the ever changing displays as nothing was the same as when I went... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Surprised that this smallish museum could pack so many artefacts. And even more pleasantly surprised by the ever changing displays as nothing was the same as when I went previously. Plus lots of souvenirs to bring home with.

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Abu Dhabi, UAE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there mainly for the Shakespeare exhibit. It's directed at kids more than Adults but it's a good place to spend an hour or so on a rainy day

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent about 40 minutes in this smallish museum. Some interesting and very old stamps on display. I liked the section showing miniature post boxes around the world. You can also buy various local and foreign postage stamps in the souvenir section.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What you get out of the Philatelic Museum completely depends on why you go, how many times you've gone, and wether or not you actually have experience in the subject of philately. If you're a tourist then this would be a great place because of all the exhibits. It has some great ones about local customs. This would also be... More 

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Thank g_flounder
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

An impromptu trip to the museum and didn't expect much since it was our first time here. Surprisingly, our 3yr old love it. She explored almost every section and there were enough activities that's suit her.

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This wass the first time I visited a philatelic museum. I went there because of Peanuts collection. It was fabulous, you can see stuff and get enough information about it. The museum also displayed postcards from Peanuts' lover from all lover the world. I don't know what the museum is like when there's no special exhibition, but I had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This is my second tine to the museum. While there are permanent exhibits, the museum also tries to bring in new features and themes for variety. For example, the Shakespeare exhibition is on now, and it shows quite interesting snippets of the bard that I don't know of. The info is great too, and you will learn a lot if... More 

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Sidney, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

It could be better, but it's quaint and does show all the stamps of Singapore. They also sell some stamps but if you really want post office new stamps, you have to go to the philatelic bureau. I rummaged through the 10 cent pile and added some Vietnam stamps to my collection. It was a free way to pass an... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

It's not a huge museum but it has quite complete and comprehensive history about philatelic world in Singapore. It's not only about the type of the stamps (which is interesting for stamp collector) from time to time, but everything about post, e.g. how it was the postal world at the beginning or how long it takes to send you mail... More 

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Thank Bening M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Stamps are the cultural and historical icons of a society and nation. In just one hour, I learnt through the windows of displays how public housing challenges were solved, how the journey into television and info communications began, racial riots and harmony. Outside of Singapore, the beginnings of theatres in London. Well done Singapore Philatelic Museum!

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