The National Museum of Singapore is the oldest and the most innovative museum of Singapore. The National Museum of Singapore exhibits Singapore History and Living Galleries in varied and unique ways that build a remarkable museum experience. The museum is one of the cultural and architectural landmark of Singapore which also hosts fascinating festivals and events like the spectacular Night Festival, amazing performances and film screenings. All the exhibits represent the socio-cultural history of Singapore and have been selected on the basis of their rarity and historical importance. The artifacts of this museum are known as TREASURES of the Gallery which include:
• The Singapore Stone
• Gold Ornaments from the Forbidden Hill
• Daguerreotype of Singapore by Alphonse-Eugene-Jules Itier
• Will of Munshi Abdullah
• Portrait of Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham
• The Mace of the City of Singapore
• Singapore from the Rocky Point
• The Xin Sai Le Puppet Stage
• Portrait of Sir Shenton Thomas
• The William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings
See also : A visit to Changi Museum
Singapore History Gallery- 10am to 6pm, Daily
Last admission at 5.30pm
Singapore Living Galleries- 10am to 8pm, Daily
Free admission from 6pm to 8pm
Last admission at 7.30pm
Tickets: Foreign Visitors
Students (with valid student pass)- S$5.00
Family package (For group admission of up to 5 persons)- S$30.00
* Fee includes admission to the Singapore History Gallery, Singapore Living Galleries, Goh Seng Choo Gallery and the Stamford Gallery.
Location: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897.
How to reach: The Nearest MRT stations are
Bras Basah MRT Station (5-minute walk)
Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station (5-minute walk)
City Hall MRT Station (10-minute walk)
Bus nos. 7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 111, 124, 128, 131, 162, 162M, 166, 174, 174e, 175, 77, 106, 167, 171, 190, 700, 700A, 857, NR7 also leads to the museum.
Contact no: +65 6332 3659."