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Singapore Philatelic Museum, Singapore
(4.1/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Head to Singapore Philatelic Museum for a chance to survey an extensive history of the city’s postal history as well as a collection of national and international postage stamps. These galleries offer a window into a world of stamps that take in varying and distinct topics like science, history, and technology. Also included here is the world’s first-ever stamp; many visitors come just for the opportunity to see this monumental piece of history. This fully air-conditioned building holds special exhibitions year-round. Put Singapore Philatelic Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Singapore trip builder.
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  • A well organized display of Singapore"s stamps from the time of its founding till the present time. It will be a stamp collectors joy . 
  • A very educational and enriching experience for young and old. Impressive collection of stamps and first day covers. MANY other interactive exhibits going on this time including Shakespeare and Harry ...  more »
  • The Philatelic Museum was surprisingly a very interesting visit. Other than the various unique interesting postal stamps of various countries, one would also find creative and unique style of presenta...  more »
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  • A very good place for all the Philatelicians. Some rare stamp collection. Has got stamp shop but a liitle bit pricey. A refreshing experience. Came here 5-6 times.
  • Went there during Shakespeare themed exhibition. I'd say it's cute. The collections at the upper level were informative and well managed. Don't forget to buy some souvenirs from the shop and send some postcards away for your loved ones :)
  • Nice cosy, informative place on stamps. And more than just stamps, they did Star Wars, Tin Tin, cartoons, related to commemorative stamps issues. Favourite is the Peanuts Cartoon.
  • One of the best ways to delve into Singapore’s history, culture and heritage is through its stamps. The postal service, first introduced by the British gives an interesting perspective into the development of Singapore into what it is today. I collected stamps when I was a kid, and never had I thought to look at it as a history record of sorts until I met the GM of the Singapore Philatelic Museum, Ms Tresnawati Prihadi who shares that the museum’s collection of stamps tells a story of Singapore’s past. If you really think about it people from all over the known world share stories and news through the post, and it was the main form of communication. I remember lining up to buy First Day Covers as they commemorate a milestone achievement of occasion in the national history of the country. Today, it is sad to think that stamps and the postal service and with it the art of letterwriting is dwindling because of email, social networks, whatsapp, etc, but back then, the Post was the form of communication of the world.
  • Nicely curated and themed exhibition of rare and beautiful stamps. Very reasonably priced gift shop.