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National Museum of Singapore

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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...more
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93 Stamford Road National Museum of Singapore, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 4405
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Reviewed today

The story of Singapore's history, especially the progress made after gaining independence, was truly remarkable.

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Reviewed yesterday

I came here to visit the Renoir Exhibition. It is very great exhibition. And the dome at the rooftop inside the museum is also wonderful, the real hidden place for me!

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Reviewed yesterday

This Museum gives the visitor a very good overview of Singapore history with static displays and images and video montages of everyday life. On Level 1, The History Gallery showcases the development of the country from early beginnings 700 years ago through the colonial period,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Currently there is very good Internatioal Press Photo Exebition which reminds you on so a lot of things which are not so good in this world..... A must for better understanding Singapore history are the excellent special presentations. For kids and adults do not miss...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A trip into the past; when you have no other plans and it’s a national holiday most of museums in Singapore are having free entrance. I loved the Asia traditional painting collections; I am a fan of traditional Chinese ink paintings In this museum you...More

Thank AnaMariaRb
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to this museum twice, and I really rate it!! It doesn't look much from the outside, and even the first few rooms you visit are ok, but once past those it really take off. It explains the history of Singapore very well over...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took the MRT and alighted at Shiny Ghaur station. Exit A and and a right turn and you are there with a 5 minute walk. Nice juxtaposition of old renaissance and modern architecture on display. The rich tapestry of Singapore's history is authenticity captured...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely Museum housed in a historical building which has been renovated like most museums with a modern fusion. The exhibitions are well designed and easy to follow. They provide a comprehensive overview of Singapore's history and culture. Guided tours are available but not necessary...More

Thank Jhud69
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely museum in which there is so much to see. It's got a lovely 'walk through the ages' type of exposition about Singapore. So much to learn and see and all very nicely done. Once you have purchased tickets, you can choose...More

Thank Saskia H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thumbs up for guided tour by advance registration on the same day/ audio-aid tour/ on your own at your own pace tour. Besides emotion and thought-evoking paintings, it provides history on the resilient spirit of impressionist artists to overcome conventions and constraints to add colours...More

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Vivian J
7 March 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.
15 June 2016|
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Response from dave d | 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
19 August 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