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National Museum of Singapore

93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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A renovated City Hall and Supreme Court which also houses the Declaration of Independence among... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
david l
Victor Harbor, Australia
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Day at thet museum

Housed in an iconic colonial building, the museum is an architectural delight, affording vistas to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 3251
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A renovated City Hall and Supreme Court which also houses the Declaration of Independence among lots of local paintings. Set aside 3 hrs for it, could have taken more. What a restoration. Take train to City Hall and a short stroll (under cover) from there....More

Thank david l
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Housed in an iconic colonial building, the museum is an architectural delight, affording vistas to satisfy the avid photographer's compositions. The museum hoses important artifacts pertaining to Singapore, Malaya, and regional collections that depict the history of this part of the world.

Thank EaglevisionLowe
Reviewed 5 days ago

A well-curated museum with well-thought out concepts for bringing the museum experience to you in a immersive way. My family and I always enjoyed our visits to the National Museum, most recently in April 2017.

Thank Ronnie1818
Reviewed 5 days ago

There are main exhibits that remains the same throughout the year, but special exhibits with different themes are always being put up. Prepare to go with a full battery on your smartphone or camera and bring along a fully charged portable charger (preferably with a...More

Thank Neith293
Reviewed 6 days ago

Frequent exhibitions are held here. If you are travelling during some festivals like Singapore Night Festival or Art Festival, special events may be held inside and outside the museum. It's located downtown and the trip to the museum is quite easy. Just cross two streets,...More

Thank Shan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place you will learn everything about Singapore's History. You will leave like a true Singaporean with all the knowledge and cultural experience you gained from this place. Truly Amazing.

Thank KelvinOngKB
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pretty great museum. Enjoyed reading about the turbulent and fascinating history of Singapore. Great way to spend my time before a flight out. The cafe there is not so good though (very poor service, expensive).

Thank mondki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great introduction to Spore history and culture. The front building has some smaller exhibits but the back add-on is totally new with big tall soaring spaces and interesting dioramas that takes you through the interesting history of Spore from water culture to modern day... Great...More

Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for an exhibition and professor talk which was really well organised and had a houseful. After the exhibition, I got a chance to have a look at the exhibits which were very well curated. I think the museum isn't well-known enough and not...More

Thank Vaaridhi
Reviewed 1 week ago

such a well done museum (as are some of the other ones) but this puts a lot of the history into context. We spent over 5 hours here. We learned so much about the times before the British, the British, the Malay states, why Singapore...More

Thank Nick D
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Vivian J
How much time should I set aside to be there?
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
what are prices of the tickets
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
how much in Thai Baht does it cost for entry to both areas?
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