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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

This is an excellent, well laid out and very informative museum. There is both a cafe and full restaurant in the facility. Entrance is S$10 (Senior). Exhibits are most professional and very very interesting. Singapore has a fascinating history! Well worth the visit and easy...More

Thank Graeme R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We eventually got here (on a typical hot and steamy Singapore day) after exiting the Bras Basah MRT station to be confronted by numerous modern office blocks and no directions to this national museum - the first one we saw was directly outside the museum...More

Thank Jimclevs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots to see here about the story of Singapore. There is currently an exhibition concerning Singapore and WWII, highly interesting and informative. The permanent exhibits are good too. Beautiful historic building and grounds. I did think entrance for foreign tourists is a bit pricey.

Thank joshua b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a Sunday morning exploring this wonderful museum. So much to see we enjoyed the exhibition which showed the development of Singapore & the war years. It is an amazing insight into how such an extraordinary City came to be. The war years are also...More

Thank Diedre_8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My visit to Singapore’s National Museum today was well worth the SG$26 entry fee giving me access to all permanent and special exhibits. I started with the history gallery, the biggest at the museum, and it was very interesting spanning from the 14th century to...More

Thank BryGL
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely museum, we learnt so much about Singapore's history, There was also an extra wartime exhibition which I found fascinating. The museum is well spaced out and well air conditioned. We had tea and cakes at the restaurant which was very pleasant. A must do...More

Thank mark t
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife was enthralled at the Brilliant showing of Singapore up to 1975 by stages, in different rooms, and just to wander around , not too crowded when we were there. they have a restaurant inside and out. Also a showing on the walls of...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 6 days ago

I feel a bit like Ian W below- I learnt a lot, more than I had previously known but at the same time, there was a fair degree of superficiality and lacked depth. The city has been through and succeeded admirably in so many ways...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 6 days ago

Another must see. Everything is excellently curated and a terrific learning experience for young and ld.

Thank traveller2576
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the beginning I thought it was a bit hard to find my way through everything, as the gallery is huge. The view from level 6 was cool!

Thank nating01
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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