The Joy of Museums

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Historical Objects at the Asian Civilisations Museum

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The Asian Civilisations Museum specialise in pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. The museum concentrates on the history and art of China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia.

Among the many historical and cultural objects in the Asian Civilisations Museum the following are highlights:


“A given excuse that was not asked for implies guilt.” Singaporean / Malay Proverb



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