Civil Defence Heritage Gallery, Singapore

4.2
#26 of 80 in Museums in Singapore
Visit the country’s oldest fire station and learn about its firefighting and civil defence developments from the late 1800s to present day. The Civil Defence Heritage Gallery is housed inside the Central Fire Station, which was built in 1908 and is located near Fort Canning Park. The gallery showcases the country’s firefighting and civil defence developments from the late 1800s to present day. Through interactive exhibits, visitors can learn about what firefighters and rescuers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force experience in the course of their work. Also on display are vintage firefighting equipment, such as a steam fire engine from 1906 and a fire alarm system installed in the station in 1914.
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  • A very well constructed heritage gallery showcasing the history of civil defence and firefighting in Singapore, with interesting artefacts, vehicles and interactive booths scattered all around. Entry ...  more »
  • This museum has no entry fee (free). It is a small museum (two stories) which depicts the history of Singapore's civil defense, mostly firefighters and their equipment. There is an old steam driven ch...  more »
  • This free museum is two stories of the history of Singapore's civil defense, firefighters, and other public servants. The two hazmat/water exhibits leak - so expect to get a little wet if you try them...  more »
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  • Very informative place with regards to the Fire Department, past and present. It is a good must-visit for everyone, both young and old, for locals and tourists!! There is even a real life vintage fire truck inside the premise, for one to climb on board for photo taking. There are plenty of souvenirs on sale at the premise too.
  • The place is too small with a lot of stuff to display, could be good for local to visit to see the history of the firefight in Singapore also story of a big fire, but for foreigner you can skip this place unless you have time to spare.
  • Fire service old venue. History Singapore fire service and civil defence. Rescue method and further plan.
  • Best place for children to learn about firefighter
  • great place to visit...you could learn more about firefighting as they provide a tour guide. and the most exciting part is IT IS FREE!
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