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Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

62, Hill Street | (in the Central Fire Station), Singapore 179367, Singapore
+65 6332 2996
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Historic place

This was the third time i visited this place. Behind every artefact displayed here lies a story... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ashwini M
A lovely free gallery.

This is a lovely and free gallery with numerous exhibits relating to the civil defence of... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
TheShis
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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62, Hill Street | (in the Central Fire Station), Singapore 179367, Singapore
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+65 6332 2996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the third time i visited this place. Behind every artefact displayed here lies a story. While the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery showcases over 1,500 artefacts, it is more than just a historical museum. The gallery’s team share their real life experiences and stories...More

Thank Ashwini M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a lovely and free gallery with numerous exhibits relating to the civil defence of Singapore. It's great for a 15-30 minute visit.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Interesting small museum you can pop in between others and free to boot. I was interested to see the first (wooden) ladders used were made in Manchester.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Free museum Great to pop in and look around Lots of exhibits looking at the civil defence history for Singapore, including a range of fire appliances.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Museum is well maintained and equipped with fire trucks and uniforms of different eras. It managed to create a journey of civil defence in Singapore.

Thank Nurhayati K
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small and compact gallery, and the exhibits showcase some of the events in the past as well as the older "retired" fire engines and fire-fighting vehicles. You can see that a lot of thought has been put into this place and the...More

Thank fire-tower
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This was a really neat little stop, its free which is great, but it also has a great amount of history. It was interesting reading about Singapore during WWII and such, then upstairs it brings you to todays world and tells you about the fire...More

Thank GlbalTrvl
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We stumbled on this free museum as we were walking to Fort Canning Park, so stopped in and were very surprised by the extent of the exhibits. Very helpful attendants and exhibits were quite good on fire tragedies, WWII experiences, equipment, etc. There was a...More

Thank Europelover2014
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I find it really cool that they show respect and gratitude to the hard working people. Fire Fighters / Civil Defense workers are commonly underappreciated. To have a gallery/museum for these people is awesome. It was unique to see the progress in development of their...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a great place to visit for both adults and children, the retired fire chief on hand to discuss things and answer questions is very Knowledgeable, very nice man that has served his city well, ask him about the dogs and the role they...More

1  Thank seawolfau
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