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Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

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Oldest fire station with simulated games!

You can finish going through this museum in 20 minutes or less since it's not a big museum, but... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
maryyeo
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
great central attraction

My kids love the fire trucks on display at fire station. Good location near to other more well... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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62 Hill Street Central Fire Station | (in the Central Fire Station), Singapore 179367, Singapore
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

My 3yo is currently obsessed with fire trucks and fire-rescue. We couldn't make the Saturday 10am fire station open houses, but this gallery is a great stop at any time of the day (10am to 5pm). My 6yo got to learn a LOT about the...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We returned to the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery on Sat morning after a visit to the Central Fire Station for their regular open day. There's not too much to see in this small museum, but it's worth a quick look if you're already there for...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed July 11, 2018

You can finish going through this museum in 20 minutes or less since it's not a big museum, but it's still worthy to drop by since it's free and near the Philatelic Museum (50metres), Peranakan Museum (200metres) and the National Museum of Singapore (400metres). Anyone...More

Thank maryyeo
Reviewed February 27, 2018

The museum narrates the history of civil defence, but particularly the fire service in Singapore. There are numerous fire engines and appliances on display on the ground floor, and a more generic exhibition upstairs. The whole place is free admission, but there s a small...More

Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

My kids love the fire trucks on display at fire station. Good location near to other more well known sights makes it worth a look. being free is a bonus

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This was the third time i visited this place. Behind every artefact displayed here lies a story. While the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery showcases over 1,500 artefacts, it is more than just a historical museum. The gallery’s team share their real life experiences and stories...More

Thank AshwiniM143
Reviewed February 16, 2017

This is a lovely and free gallery with numerous exhibits relating to the civil defence of Singapore. It's great for a 15-30 minute visit.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Interesting small museum you can pop in between others and free to boot. I was interested to see the first (wooden) ladders used were made in Manchester.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Free museum Great to pop in and look around Lots of exhibits looking at the civil defence history for Singapore, including a range of fire appliances.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Museum is well maintained and equipped with fire trucks and uniforms of different eras. It managed to create a journey of civil defence in Singapore.

Thank Nurhayati K
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