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National Museum of Singapore

93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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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 conventional museum experience. A cultural and architectural landmark in Singapore, the Museum hosts innovative festivals and events all year round-the dynamic Night Festival, visually arresting art installations, as well as amazing performances and film screenings-in addition to presenting thought-provoking exhibitions involving critically important collections of artefacts. The programming is supported by a wide range of facilities and services including F&B, retail and a Resource Centre. The National Museum of Singapore re-opened in December 2006 after a three-year redevelopment, and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2012. The Museum refreshed its permanent galleries and re-opened them on 19 September 2015 for Singapore's Golden Jubilee.
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93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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Reviewed yesterday

Very informative, especially around the founding of Singapore and the war. I remember Lee Kwan Yeu from my youth, and he founded a country to be proud of, with all citizens equal. A must see.

Thank 191cm1
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the guided tour of the war experience which as always is brought to life by personal stories.I enjoyed most of the exhibits although for a very modern country finding suitable exhibits must be difficult.The temporary forest exhibition was fantastic and worth the admission...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nothing special, but good presentation of Singapore's history, from ancient times to the present. There was also a good temporary multimedia exhibit.

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful building, impressive exhibitions, the museum is worth a visit to understand the history and culture of Singapore. Must see!

Thank evavanooijen
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is worth a visit to understand the history and culture of Singapore. The displays showing the influence of trade on the evolution of the city-state and its impact on lifestyles in the different communities that make up the state are fascinating and insightful....More

1  Thank peperi
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an excellent museum - interesting and well laid out. Understandably parochial, but never off-puttingly so. Ended up spending a couple of hours here, and could have stayed longer. Taking it in at the start of a trip would really put much of the modern...More

1  Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful building mixing odd and new. Superb exhibitions and managed to catch the most amazing music being performed in the atrium. Would definitely recommend.

Thank slivermac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A chance visit as we were just passing by. There was an exhibition on depicting Singapore during Wartime, Excellent. Not only that there were other exhibitions on too. We just ran out of time. Agggh

Thank DavidJohnSharp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the museums that we have visited in Singapore, the NMS documents Singapore's past, present, and future most comprehensively. The NMS is broken up into sections and tickets are sold for each exhibition or as a combination thereof. We opted for the Singapore History...More

Thank exquisitektc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely spacious place with cool air-conditioning. Great place to hang around for the afternoon at your own slow pace.

Thank julin0211
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Vivian J
8 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.
Rupal S
15 June 2016|
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Response from daved64 | 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