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Worth stopping in for an off the beaten path visit

This is certainly an off the beaten path museum and it's fun to drop in and look around. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve A
Nice discovery

This received the 2002 architectural heritage award. Now housing the Civil Defence heritage... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been here a few times over the years for the 9am Saturday morning open house. It's a good opportunity for the kids to climb up into a real fire engine and to see the inside of an ambulance. They usually give out some...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is certainly an off the beaten path museum and it's fun to drop in and look around. The gentlemen who runs it is extremely knowledgeable, cordial and very welcoming. You get great insight into how firefighting has evolved in Singapore. It's both fun and...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We walked passed and popped into the museum to look around. Incredibly interesting and offered such an incredible insight to the work done and the developments into Singapore’s fire service over the years. Segar was incredibly kind and gave us a behind the scenes personalised...More

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We touched down in Singapore and rushed to visit the open house of the central fire station. They showed how to operate the hoses, gave briefings on the background of the firefighter's routine, etc. The museum is interactive and has lots of information and things...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We happened on this museaum after a frosty welcome at the philanthropic museaum round the corner . This is a gem if a find with all things about the history of Singapore fire fighters . My husband and I and our daughters loved our time...More

Thank pom04
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

very disappointed... Today is my last day on Singapore and I wanted to visit the Central Barracks. I visited the fire department of 26 countries and never closed the door. i thought singapore firefighters with the spirit of welcome for their firefighter friends from other...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This received the 2002 architectural heritage award. Now housing the Civil Defence heritage gallery, it opens from 10am - 5pm from Tuesdays to Sundays. This is along the SG50 Jubilee Walk commemorating 50 years of independence.

Thank dynamic14
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I have visited couple of time on this Central Fire station Gallery . This is one of oldest fire station in singapore and the tower was used to observe any fire occur near chinatown area. This central fire station still in operation and open for...More

Thank Santorex
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This was a welcome Free place to visit, we found it while walking the streets on the 2nd day we were in Singapore. It was air-conditioned (which for a tourist not used to the heat) it was fabulous. I learnt things and saw things I...More

Thank Danni F
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great museum plotting the history of firefighting in Singapore. Some good exhibits. If you have an hour to spare or just want to take some photos, worth a quick visit.

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