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National Museum of Singapore, Singapore

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4.2/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
Gain an understanding of the country's history and traditions National Museum of Singapore. Learn about how Singapore's suffered under Japanese occupation in World War II, but also resisted with tenacity and resourcefulness. You can also discover the details about Singapore's experience under British rule and its development as an independent nation in the 1960s. Make sure you take a walk along the museum's concourse, a striking architectural feature that blends classic and modern styles. Arrange to visit National Museum of Singapore and other attractions in Singapore using our Singapore itinerary planner.
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  • A museum, which is located is a beautiful building told about the history of Singapore, how it evolved, the role in the second world war, etc. and about its founder Mr Lee Kuan Yew also let clear the development of Singapore over the years see for sure worth it if you are interested in the history of Singapore.
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  • Had a great visit to the museum which has a wealth of information about Singapore and surrounds. It is set out over a number of levels as you'd expect and we took about 2 hours to traverse all the exh...  read more »
  • contemporary display content can told you a brief history of Singapore, the ground floor gallery are quite impressive. 
  • Fantastic place to learn about Singapore's history. I spent about 4.5 hours here but could easily have seen more. There is a cafe in there but bring snacks if you plan to stay long. They have great bathrooms, water fountains, Wi-Fi and of course air conditioning. There is so much to see. Closest MRT station is Bras Basah but Dhoby Ghaut is walkable too.
  • Definitely join the tour(it's free and by volunteers). Thanks Philip for the lovely tour. You reminded me how interesting museum can be. Learned the history of Singapore here. $10 entrance fee. Check the photo I upload for the other fees information. Check out their gifts shop for cute local momentos.
  • I had a pretty limited but really great experience here. We flew through the free bits for kids on our way out of Singapore, but I was super impressed. Oh and the cafe was surprisingly good too.
  • good stop if u r interested in singapore's background. personal highlights: witnessing lky's 7 minute meeting with the press 1965 or towards the end that green grassy lounge circle ambienced by electronic tunes.
  • A must stop in Singapore--the permanent exhibit on the history of Singapore will put your trip in context, whether you're here for school or work or holiday. A really fascinating backstory about the founding of the city as a British trade colony, it's growth as a hub for commerce (whose DNA is very much Alice and well in the 21st century), through its survival during World War II, to the work of Lee Kuan Yew in building it up into the modern metropolis that it is today. Super fascinating.
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