The Changi Museum, Singapore
Categories: History Museums, Museums
Feel the weight of history at The Changi Museum, offering a sobering insight into life during World War II. Located next to the infamous Changi prison and far-removed from the glamour of modern Singapore, the museum features paintings by William Haxworth--a POW--among its collection. Haxworth's secretly painted works present a stark view of prisoner life in crowded, unhygienic conditions. Take a 45-minute guided tour to gain a deeper understanding of the story. Add The Changi Museum and other attractions to your Singapore trip itinerary using our Singapore family vacation planner.
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A very well presented museum with helpful staff. We spent a couple of hours there at least, as there is so much information. Very illuminating but very sad to see how Singapore and its people were tre... read more »
Very well laid out with a great variety of artefacts from the era of WWII and the fall of Singapore under the Brits. Lots to see and quite interactive. You will also see some of the exhibits at the Si... read more »
An emotional snapshot of the horrific conditions the allied POWs endured. Very well worth the trip. Shar (the guide) was 2nd to none. Excellent all round!
The museum is a 'must see' if visiting Singapore. The information and displays are very good.
Excellent learning points from the war. POW perspective.
Really pretty place. But a little far using public transport.
The Changi Museum documents significant events during the Japanese Occupation, and serves as an important educational institution and resource centre.
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