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Asian Civilisations Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Asian Civilisations Museum Admission Ticket
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Asian Civilisations Museum Admission Ticket
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The Asian Civilisations Museum is devoted to exploring the rich artistic heritage of Asia, especially the ancestral cultures of Singaporeans. Founded in 1993 and in its present building by the Singapore River since 2003, the museum traces its roots...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Empress Place Empress Place Building, Singapore 179555, Singapore
Central Area/City Area
+65 6332 7798
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Asian Civilisations Museum is a must see when you are in Singapore. You can browse for hours, but even if you do not have enough time - a quick visit and an outside lunch are a perfect outing. For anyone who is keen to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank maura_geertsma
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were informed that The Asian Civilisations Museum is listed on TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice Award for Museums for 2014, 2015, 2017. Open daily from 10am to 7pm. Entry fee is 8 Singapore dollars for Adults. Display is on three levels of its beautiful building. Themes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the ACM in December 2018, and we are so glad we did. We have previously always passed this museum by when visiting Singapore, but my advice is to take one of the various and excellent free guided tours to really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ACM has added 3 new permanent galleries showcasing islamic art, christianity art and ancestral rituals. The exhibits are quite interesting as they showcase the mixing of religions with local influences such as a statute of Virgin Mary with characteristics of the Goddess of Mercy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yangyang0410
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Only S$8 for tourists and a good couple of hours viewing. The Tang shipwreck exhibits and information were excellent. Things we felt could be improved - signage throughout the museum between the sections - there is no natural flow so you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the museum has a extensive collection of items from across Asia I found the most interesting was their Christian art . They had 2 original fumi e which were images of Jesus and Mary used to weed out Christians in Japan as dramatically portrayed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cpr2exs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So interesting and full of so much History - inclusive of Ancient artifacts. The kids (including the teenager) thoroughly enjoyed the visit and admission cost was quite reasonable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SoniaD656
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building style is unique, and feels like I'm in another country. I'm not much of a museum person but this was pretty educational and I feel like I understand the Singapore culture better.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love visiting this particular museum, I could spend half a day or more just observing the thousands of artefacts on showcase. It is a marvel of wonder to look at history and observe how people from the past lived.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sgyian
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many Southeast Asian cultures handicraft. There are chinese scrolls, paintings, porcelain wares, as well as the props used in Chinese performing arts. You can also find artifacts such as intricately-detailed Palembang lacquerware and carving that represents the vehicle of the hindu goddess. There's also the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Alisha D
19 October 2017|
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Response from phillips336 | Reviewed this property |
For Singaporeans, it's free entry, otherwise for tourists, it's fairly cheap. Prices range from $2 to $8, and for a family of 5 it's $24. All on their website :-)
Tavi A
5 July 2016|
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Response from Donna N | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the closings of some exhibits, maybe the special exhibit is being changed. I found the museum and their collections exceptional! I can spend half a day viewing the different collections. The Southeast... More
18 November 2015|
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Response from Ying Chun T | Property representative |
Hi there, if you are planning to visit the museum and attend a guided tour, there are free guided tours every day, run by different museum volunteer/docent groups. The English tours are at 11am (Daily), 2pm (Daily), 3pm... More