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Address: 1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
Phone Number:
+65 6214 2451
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in...

This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Their stories are told with an impressive collection of personal artifacts and news coverage. A British internee returned to the museum decades after the war to recreate the murals he’d painted on the walls of the original chapel – a moving insight into how those held prisoner found hope and comfort in any way possible.

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US$41.66*
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Changi WWII War Trail and Museum Tour
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US$237.05*
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Private Tour: World War II Introduction on Singapore

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A must for history buffs

If your a history buff, or interested in WW2 and the fall of Singapore this place is a must visit attraction. You will gain insight into the events and atrocities that took place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Mackay, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This really is only a museum with pictures and an audio tour. Whilst it does portray the terrors of the prisoners, it was a little disappointing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Changi Museum is an important part of history and is a must see if you visit Singapore,Changi resonates in the hearts and memories of many Australians as a place of great suffering. The Chapel is simple

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your a history buff, or interested in WW2 and the fall of Singapore this place is a must visit attraction. You will gain insight into the events and atrocities that took place during the fall and occupation of Singapore.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have spent many years studying the Second World War mostly in the European and Russian theatres and have only recently begun reading in some depth about the Pacific Theatre of the war. Changi resonates in the hearts and memories of many Australians as a place of great suffering. The Chapel is simple but walking in I felt a gentle... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Changi Museum is an important part of history and is a must see if you visit Singapore however I think the keepers of Changi history need to start thinking about a more dynamic and interactive exhibition to keep the younger generation engaged. There are many fascinating and important aspects of this exhibition that are being lost in translation for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum as part of the War Trail walk which was a wonderful experience. The museum is a wonderful and respectful tribute to the many people of different backgrounds that suffered in and around Singapore. As an Australian teacher of history, I was touched by the lovely tributes made to the Australian and NZ forces. It is obvious... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum and were very impressed. It has been moved but still some interesting reading and photographs. We caught the train to Tampines and then a number 29 bus that took us straight to the museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is small but worth the visit particularly if you have a family connection or other connection. You only need an hour there. I visited the museum as part of a tour which I think was the best way if you are short on time or don't have a car. The tour was called Changi Chapel and Museum Half-Day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was a hidden gem. It is small but full of powerful first-hand accounts of the Singapore experience under Japanese occupation. It is truly a testament to the human spirit. Well worth the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At many points during my visit, I lost touch with reality and felt myself trapped in a Changi war cell. I strongly believe there is no better complement for a war museum. Please spend 2-3 hrs and go over all the exhibits and displays. Highly recommend! Only negative is rip-off pricing at the bark café.

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