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Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

62 Hill Street Central Fire Station | (in the Central Fire Station), Singapore 179367, Singapore
+65 6332 2996
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Good exhibits in a fine building

The museum narrates the history of civil defence, but particularly the fire service in Singapore... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
PeterLanky
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Wigan, United Kingdom
great central attraction

My kids love the fire trucks on display at fire station. Good location near to other more well... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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62 Hill Street Central Fire Station | (in the Central Fire Station), Singapore 179367, Singapore
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+65 6332 2996
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The museum narrates the history of civil defence, but particularly the fire service in Singapore. There are numerous fire engines and appliances on display on the ground floor, and a more generic exhibition upstairs. The whole place is free admission, but there s a small...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My kids love the fire trucks on display at fire station. Good location near to other more well known sights makes it worth a look. being free is a bonus

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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

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