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The Changi Museum

1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
+65 6214 2451
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Private Tour: World War II Introduction on Singapore
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This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Their stories are told with an impressive collection of personal artifacts and news coverage. A British internee returned to the museum decades after the war to recreate the murals he’d painted on the walls of the original chapel – a moving insight into how those held prisoner found hope and comfort in any way possible.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“tanah merah” (64 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
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+65 6214 2451
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"audio tour"
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"japanese occupation"
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"tanah merah"
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"during wwii"
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"second world war"
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"emotional experience"
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"human spirit"
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"pow camp"
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"personal stories"
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"worth a visit"
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"public transport"
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"singapore history"
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"on display"
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"free entry"
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"couple of hours"
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"visiting singapore"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sha was a wonderfully passionate and friendly guide. He had so much to share and added a personal touch yet kept the sobriety of the subject matter. Took us right around the island which in itself added to the tour.

Thank Rob G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending 1 hour traveling on Singapore MRT arrived to be told closed for renovation. Reopening 2020. Maybe tourist authorities should have signs indicating the closure

2  Thank adrianl860
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Changi Musuem is quite small but so interesting. Everyone is so helpful in Singapore! You can also take a headset tour.

Thank s0din
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a child growing up in Malaysia, I often heard stories from my dad about the Japanese occupation of Malaya & Singapore during WW11 but little did I realised how much emotions that this visit to the old Changi Prison and War Memorial had evoked....More

Thank Christina052
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately the attraction closed for refurbishment the day before we visited. MRT, 20 mins on the bus only find that it would be closed until 2020. Other visitors arrived after us only be disappointed as well.

1  Thank BigVern69
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do NOT lug all the way out to this museum - you will surely be disappointed that it is closed until some time in 2020! Extremely frustrating to discover after the loooong ride it here... with irritable teenager.

1  Thank Josie H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the tour of the WW2 Japanese invasion of Singapore and I learned a lot more about what happened.

Thank peterwdowling
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum presents a dark part of Singapore's history. The displays were tasteful and avoid overdramatising the horror of what would have been. Entry is free but the self guided audio tour costs $12 for two to share. It is a fair way out of...More

Thank conatus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum and chapel are located on the site of the infamous Changi Prison which was demolished in the 1980s. The museum's exhibits are presented in what are by today's standards a somewhat old fashioned manner. It is especially meaningful for anyone who has relatives...More

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on an organised trip with Tour East, well worth it, with an excellent commentry from Woo, giving the full history of Singapore during and since the war.

Thank Seasons1nTheSun
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Fangfairy
19 April 2018|
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Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
Raffles is closed until approx August this year. They do have a gift shop and a small bar open
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Fangfairy
19 April 2018|
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Response from Amerson S | Reviewed this property |
A taxi is cost effective, particularly if there are more then one of you, we actually went on the way to the airport on the way home and the taxi driver waited with our bags for no extra cost. The audio tour is good as you... More
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Rosalian H
22 January 2018|
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Response from Pompeyken | Reviewed this property |
Hello. glad to answer your question. The Changi Museum will not be closing untll March. Open from 9:30 till 5 on Saturday and Sunday. Free admission Cheers, and enjoy. Ken
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