Civil Defence Heritage Gallery, Singapore

4.2
#24 of 71 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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  • 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 exhi...  more »
  • Small but lovingly made Museum around the subject. Many original exhibits, films, historical documents.
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  • 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  more »
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  • 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!
  • it is a great place to visit because you can learn more in the olden days how in the olden days.
  • This is the same place as The Central Fire House. Having dedicated my life to Fire & Emergency Services I absolutely love the history and hertiage of this facility. The current and former members should be very proud of it. The equipment on display is first rate. The displays of this department and other departments all over the world are excellent. It's a real jewel. Mr. Segar made me feel at home and I'm over 10,000 miles from home.
  • My 3 year old son loves going here. Been 6+ times now in less than a year. Great for little kids who like fire trucks. Good for adults wanting to know more about Singapore's history.
  • Civil Defense Heritage Gallery is just beside Central Fire Station, a fire station with more than 100years of history. Bring kids here for some educational tour. Remember to check out the timing before pop in. Last update/ review Feb2017

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