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This super-cool designed museum is dedicated to devotees of dinosaurs, reptiles that display and collect more than 1 million specimens from all over Southeast Asia. Especially, the museum has a collection of fossils of Apollonia, Prince and Twinky dinosaurs, along with 15 historical zones that displays of the formation and development of plants – animals – reptiles species. Visiting this museum, you will be going back in time, learn about the natural history of the earth at the 7 exhibit floors of museum.
Address: 2 Conservatory Dr, Singapore 117377
Phone: +65 6601 3333
Opening hours: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm (daily except Monday)
Admission: Adult: S$21.00 / Child#, Student*, Senior Citizen S$13.00
Getting There: Take the MRT to Clementi Station and walk to the museum.
Singapore Art Museum (SAM)
Speaking of famous museums in Singapore, the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) can not be ignored. The museum was opened in 1996. The Singapore Art Museum is one of the largest and most widely known museums in the Singapore lion island nation. Formerly, SAM was the headquarters of a Christian institution. It is home to the largest collections of modern or contemporary community artworks in Southeast Asia. The museum is a place where performances of sound, sculpture, photography and painting… It is not only a place to bring art to the public but also to orient and develop a creative, healthy and artistic culture, breakthrough.
Right from the outside, SAM impressed with the grandiose and magnificent architecture. The museum with its featured white color and red roof create a sense of elegance. In the central building there is a high tower with a dome and a cross on the top. The front of the SAM is very spacious with green lawns and parking. This place is quiet and relaxed. This will be a great place for lovers of old architecture to explore the architecture inside, outside the building.
At the Museum there is a collection of famous Southeast Asian and Asian contemporary art such as Korea, Japan, China or India. In order to give visitors a better view of the arts, the Singapore Art Museum also cooperates with other international contemporary art museums to organize exhibitions and displays other art exhibitions.
After visiting the museum, visitors can go to the restaurant or cafe zone in the building to rest, relax. Sipping a cup of coffee while enjoying the art space is a fun way to enjoy a moment of peace and relaxation.
Address: 8 Queen St, Singapore 189555
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 10am – 7pm (Get the last visitors at 6:15 pm). Friday 10am – 9pm.
Admission: Adults – S$10. Student – S$5. Seniors over 60 age – S$5. Group of 20 people – discount 20%. (Admission is free for children under 6 and senior citizen of Singapore). Free entry to SAM on Friday from 6pm – 9pm on Open House days (introduction of information)
By bus, SBS – 7, 14, 16, 36, 111, 131, 162, 175, 508, 518. SMRT – 77, 167, 171 , 700.
MRT: 2 minutes walk from Bras Basah MRT Station. 10 minutes walk from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station, City Hall or Bugis MRT Station.
National Museum of Singapore
The National Museum of Singapore, a stunning architecture and intimate exhibits with galleries, offers visitors a comprehensive view of Singapore life and history. National Museum of Singapore, built in 1887, is Singapore’s largest, oldest and most famous museum, located in the heart of the city. This is a favorite destination for those who like to explore this country, the museum is also the place for big events and organize many interesting entertainment activities. Explore the National Museum of Singapore to help you better understand the island.
The History Gallery is an area that exhibit of the luncheon artifacts of the colonial-era aristocratic women.
The Living Galleries: A colorful showcase area that help visitors explores Singaporean culture through various themes such as food, fashion, cinema, and Wayang shadow puppetry and photography.
While Goh Seng Choo Gallery presents the 19th beautiful century watercolor paintings. There are also exhibits of the Age of Enlightenment and the museum’s leading contemporary exhibits, as well as a wide range of art from a variety of genres, from post-independence to national history of Singapore.
In addition, if you travel to Singapore at the time of the festivals, you will see this attraction is very crowded and bustling. In particular, there are many major festivals and events held regularly at the National Museum of Singapore.
Address: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
Tel: (+65) 6332 3659 / (+65) 6332 5642
Opening Hours: Singapore History Gallery: 10am – 6pm (The last entry at 5:30 pm). Singapore Living Gallery: Daily from 10am to 8pm (last entry: 7.30pm). Admission is free daily from 6pm – 8pm.
Admission fee: For foreign adult travelers is $10, student with valid card is $5, family package is $20.
Getting there: MRT: Bencoolen Station (DT21) walk 350m, Bras Basah Station (CC02) walk 250m, Dhoby Ghaut Station (CC01/NE06/NS24) walk 450m, City Hall Station (EW13/ NS25) walk 600m.
Peranakan Museum is a museum of the culture of the famous Peranakan people in the world. The Peranakans were immigrants from China to Indonesia in the 15th and 16th centuries. Finally, they settled in Malaysia and Singapore. Inside the museum there are exhibits of clothing, tools as well as historical materials and images of the Peranakan people.
Address: 39 Armenian St, Singapore 179941
Phone: +65 6332 7591
Admission: Singaporeans & Permanent Residents: $5, Foreign Residents and Tourists $13
Getting there: 10-minute walk from City Hall or Bras Basah MRT Stations.
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