Museum in Singapore

National Museum of Singapore

National Museum was officially opened by former President of Singapore S R Nathan and Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts Lee Boon Yang on 7 December 2006. it is a cultural and architectural landmark in Singapore, the Museum hosts innovative festivals and events round the year, the dynamic Night Festival, visually art installations, as well as amazing film screenings.

Quick info

4300 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
Singapore 569842
+65 6332 3659
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM (daily)
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How To Get There

Bus: 64, 65, 139 and NR6 (Walking 1 mins from bus stop B07509)
Nearest MRT: Bras Basah MRT (CC2) (Walking 2 mins from Exit C)

Asian Civilisations Museum

Asian Civilisations Museum is one of the four national museums of Singapore. This museums is specialized in Asian Culture and civilization of history of China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and west Asia. It has collection of Chinese represented by fine Dehua porcelain figures, Taoist and Buddhist statuary. Calligraphy. The South Asian Galleries feature Chola bronze sculpture of Uma, the consort of Shiva and that of Somaskanda the other area are Nepali-Tibetan bronzes, textiles, late medieval miniatures and colonial prints.

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1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555
+65 6332 7798
10:00 AM - 07:00 PM (daily)
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How To Get There

Bus: 75, 100, 107, 130, 131 and 167 (Walking 2 mins from bus stop B02011)
Nearest MRT: Raffles Place MRT (Walking 3 mins from Exit H)

Singapore Art Museum

This is the First Singapore Art Museum opened to the public in the year 1996. It has a collection of Southeast Asian contemporary artworks. Visitor can experience the SAM through complementary and exhibition-related education and public programmes

Vision: The Singapore Art Museum will be pivotal among contemporary art museums in the region and on the region, inspiring humane and better futures.

Mission: The Singapore Art Museum breathes Art into Life. Through contemporary art, we make infinite room for everyone to think, feel, experience and imagine.

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71 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189555
+65 6589 9580
10:00 AM - 07:00 PM (daily)
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How To Get There

Bus: 7, 14, 14E, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 128, 131, 162, 162M, 167 and 171 (Walking 2 mins from bus stop B04179)
Nearest MRT: Bras Basah MRT (CC2) Walking 1 mins from Exit E

Peranakan Museum

Peranakan Museum is a sister museum to the Asian Civilizations Museum, it is specializing in Peranakan culture, is a communities in Southeast Asia. The museum officially opened on April 25, 2008, with ten permanent galleries showcasing main themes of Peranakan life.

This Museum has 3 level of gallery.

First gallery (level one): titled ‘Origins’ provides an introduction to Peranakan culture and to various Peranakan communities in Singapore.

Gallery 2-5 (Level 2): elaborate wedding chamber and a wedding procession taking place indoors.

Gallery 6-10 (Level 3): called “Nonya” features the arts and crafts of Nonyas like beadwork, Nonya kebaya., Gallery 7 shows Religion, on Peranakans and their faiths. Gallery 8 called ‘Public Life’ illustrates the commerce, politics and social affairs of prominent Peranakans in Singapore’s history. Gallery 9consits of ‘Food and Feasting,’ provides a grand banquet setting with the world’s best collection of nonya porcelain.

Quick info

39 Armenian St, Singapore 179941
+65 6332 7591
10:00 AM - 07:00 PM (daily)
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How To Get There

Bus: 7, 14, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 131, 147, 162,162M, 166, 167, 171, 174, 175, 190, 700, 700A and 857 (Walking 2 mins from bus stop B04143)
Nearest MRT: Bras Basah MRT ( Walking 1 mins from Exit E)

8Q SAM

8Q SAM is a wing of a Singapore Art Museum, located within few steps of SAM, No. 8 Queen Street near Bras Basah Road. It features contemporary art exhibitions and it has a Moving Image Gallery for Film Screening. Enjoy with family and children to the Art Museum.

Quick info

8 Queen Street, Singapore 188535
+65 6332 7591
Mon-Thu: 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
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How To Get There

Bus: 7, 14, 14E, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 128, 131, 162, 162M, 167 and 171
Nearest MRT: Bras Basah MRT (Walking 1 mins from Exit A)