Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore

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Celebrate the history of the world's largest continent at Asian Civilisations Museum. Housed in an old colonial building, the giant collection showcases the diversity of Asia, but also fosters a sense of shared identity. Don't miss a remarkable display of artifacts found in a shipwreck dating back to the 9th century. Appreciate the intricately decorated ceramics and golden wares that went down on the doomed trading ship. You can enhance your experience with a guided tour of the museum--check the website for tour times. Add Asian Civilisations Museum and other attractions to your Singapore trip itinerary using our Singapore journey tool .
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  • such as the title of this museum, subspecies of the Museum of Civilization, inside the exhibition hall are all around Asia, 2 Asian Civilizations, China and India naturally occupy most of the exhibition content, and other parts of Central Asia and Western Asia, the Islamic content, for want to understand China's overseas trade history, The Buddhist history of India is a place to be missed. It's pretty good overall.
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  • This is a great destination for art appreciator/lover. It has contemporary and historical works. The tang Shipwreck is an amazing collection of crafted objects from 11century. Visited twice to just se...  more »
  • For its various departments, this museum is not to be missed. What is most remarkable is that the different origins are mixed. The image of Singapore so does statuary to meet Chinese, khmer, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Balinese art... Ditto for the admirable pottery. The inventions of wrecks crops are remarkable and beautifully put in value. Very nice museography. Recommend
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  • A beautiful museum. Mostly full of pottery found in and around a shipwreck and some other artifacts from far between Chinese empires and the Middle East. There is another wing on religions opening in a few months. I enjoyed it, but if the aforementioned isn't your thing, this is not for you.
  • The shipwreck is a fantastic exhibit, and it tells a good story. Most the exhibits that tell a narrative a pretty good. Some of the rooms seemed to just display odds and ends that didn't fit elsewhere which was less intruiging.
  • It is a very good place for public viewing if you want to learn about history of religion is this region. Very nicely laid out, accessible to many Mrt and it is free
  • Amazing museum, very quiet during Light to Night 2018. The exhibited artifacts are beautiful but the maps, directions, and navigation left much to be desired.
  • Very interesting location to go to learn about the different religions in southeast Asia. Especially the information regarding Buddhism and Hinduism was overwhelmingly detailed.

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