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National Museum of Singapore

93 Stamford Road National Museum of Singapore, Singapore 178897, Singapore
+65 6332 4405
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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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93 Stamford Road National Museum of Singapore, Singapore 178897, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband spent nearly 5 hours here soaking in the exhibits, going on the tour, and learning about the history of Singapore. He was fascinated, delighted, and highly recommends. Why didn’t I go? Had to work. :(

Thank Sandra E
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice and clean musuem. When I visited there was not many people so I get to study those exhibitions in detail without having many people around. The cafe was great, a good place to chill out in the afternoon. My children loved the drive-in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

first of all the building itself looks good and so is the environment around it. The interactivity and presentation of the exhibit keeps us entertained especially in the singapore history exhibit in the first floor. The TeamLab's exhibit is also quite interesting to see and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice and peaceful visit to the National Museum. It is well laid out and covers several ages of the island. I found the history very interesting and explains the ethnic mix of the island well. Worth a visit as it is an escape from...More

Thank Doug G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours understanding the history of Singapore. The exhbits were well presented and easily understood. The rotunda comprised a vast, unusual and surprising moving graphical display showing a changing natural world.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum for all. It is very accessible to all abilities, disabilities, and ages. The exhibits are very appealing to the eyes, ears, and nose (less to touch though). It is a nice introduction to the history of Singapore -- and that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building providing good insight into the history of Singapore. 1-2 hours is enough time to visit, and it is really good to see the museum is free for local residents - only tourists need to pay.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to see the history of Singapore, the things used in the olden times, and the love story of a couple who lived during the Japanese occupation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped into the National Museum, to see the Fall of Singapore display, The place is easy to get to via bus and is found on the tourist maps as well. The display was very good and had lots of photos , displays as well...More

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As expat Singaporeans for the last 6 years, we'd make annual visits to the NMS thoroughly enjoyed the exhibitions. Upon our return in February, we went to appreciate Witness to War & we found it to be the perfect homecoming exhibition for my 13 y/o...More

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Vivian J
March 8, 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.
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Rupal S
June 15, 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 !
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Jane A
August 19, 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
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