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The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum

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So so

SGD5 or SGD3 if you below 6yrs old. Very run down. Lack of maintenance or probably none. I hope... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Singapore, null, Singapore
via mobile
Nice Experience and Customer Service

This place is filled with good staff service and a trip where u can never forget about turtles... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
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1 Chinese Garden Road Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
Jurong East
+65 6268 5363
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The tortoise Museum is a disgrace. The Tortoises are crushesd in concrete environments and the turtles swim round in very small cramped tanks. The Museum is set in the wonderful Chinese GArdens and the wooden steps around the site are broken and rotting - THe...More

Thank Imogen S
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This museum has a large numbers of turtles. The place is filthy, a lot of aquariums are dirty, the place is not maintained at all. With the number of (paying) visitors coming to this place, they should be able to keep this place to a...More

1  Thank Erwin H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Tucked away in the Chinese Gardens, is a delightful surprise. The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum was well worth the $5 SGD admission (admission to the Gardens is free). You can see many species up close and personal. Many I had never seen in my...More

1  Thank Claire F
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This place is incredibly sad, run down with tiny enclosures/tank and minimal water or anything at all that would add to the turtle/tortoises lives. The conditions are awful andI left in tears after seeing this and truly wish I'd never been.

2  Thank nradic
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This place is filled with good staff service and a trip where u can never forget about turtles & tortoise . Children will be happy to buy the food at the cash counter and to feed the animals will joy to the kids The staff-...More

2  Thank GregoryTan_SG
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Went to the live turtle and tortoise museum after lunch..always wanted to go and finally I’m here! My 1st time and will not be my only time here...such a great place to spend my time..the place looks worn out that tells a story... Hope things...More

Thank plowwh
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

SGD5 or SGD3 if you below 6yrs old. Very run down. Lack of maintenance or probably none. I hope the owner will take on her passion and build them a better home in the future with the collected money from the entrance fees. Else is...More

1  Thank SooKuan
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Had an afternoon trip to Chinese Gardens and visited Turtle Museum with my kids. It was very nice and easy to get to and great to walk around the park. Bring Scooters for kids, there is plenty of space for them to roam! ( also...More

2  Thank Ana G
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We spent a distressing time at this so called museum yesterday. The conditions the turtles and tortoises are kept in is appalling. Not enough water and what there is is dirty. Small glass enclosures - many in direct sun. No greenery/vegetation for the creatures to...More

5  Thank Nomad27465
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This is a totally depressing experience with appalling cruelty. Wonderful creatures kept in disturbing and disgusting condition with zero space or vegetation. Hated it and regret giving this horrible place my 5 dollars.

4  Thank Chips10
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10 November 2017|
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Response from ramrit | Reviewed this property |
Please don’t visit this place, its definitely a waste of money and time unless you want to see turtles and tortoises that’s are sick and suffering
Khadijah M
19 October 2017|
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Response from 64Travellerone | Reviewed this property |
Opens about 9:00am and closes around 4:00 I think