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National Museum of Singapore

93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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❤️Singapore Night Festival 2017❤️

Beautiful lighting and amazingly art works from 18 August to 26 August , start 730 pm to 12am... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fuey Chen S
via mobile
So much to see and do

I was surprised how many fun exhibits were in the museum, along with beautiful art. Plus, the cafe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patty G
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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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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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful lighting and amazingly art works from 18 August to 26 August , start 730 pm to 12am 🙂✌🏻 drop by if u are near by to Bugis , City Hall - along the way u explore different art piece

Thank Fuey Chen S
Reviewed yesterday

I was surprised how many fun exhibits were in the museum, along with beautiful art. Plus, the cafe has a wonderful view of Singapore with good eats.

Thank Patty G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Singapore museum is a learning center. History and cultural characteristics of the country are well displayed. It is a place where you can learn the origins of the main 4 races, origin of the name 'singapore', and more. Admission SGD 10

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You guys have an amazing and well organized place with so interesting and informative exhibitions. All the staff and friendly and attentive, ticket price are range from 20-25 SGD.

Thank Khanh A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Though a small museum comparatively, there are some very fine exhibits, artifacts and displays of history and the arts. Particularly interesting for me were the exhibits on the Second World War, the Japanese Occupation, as well as Singapore’s 700 year history as Singapura, a British...More

Thank Dave_from_MN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great educational tour of how Singapore came to be. Enough to see for the Children and Adults alike. I'm glad I went and saw it, but not enough to go back. Maybe try get some discount tickets or good deals.

Thank Taze R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the National Museum with my girlfriend who wasn‘t very keen on visiting some „boring museum“ on a sunny day. We ended up staying there for a couple hours, not because I made her to but because it was very interesting and exciting to...More

1  Thank Olsenaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

This can not be titled a National Museum with these exhibits - very disappointing and vary un-Singaporean! The various time period rooms were just a collection of posters skimming over events, with the WWII time frame totally distorted and uninformative. The ground floor history gallery...More

1  Thank A R H
Reviewed 1 week ago

As an American accustomed to the Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., I may be prejudiced, but there just wasn't much here. The galleries on the second floor provided a superficial look at life in Singapore and the one on the World War II years was...More

2  Thank spaqueen_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a must see but the Flutes restaurant is well worth a visit. The food, wine and service was excellent. The museum itself seemed to lack focus.

Thank catherinehI4470ZU
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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