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Historical Exhibits of the Changi Museum

POW chapel at Changi Prison

The Changi Museum is a museum focused on Singapore’s history during the Second World War and the Japanese occupation of Singapore. The Museum has a collection of paintings, photographs and personal effects donated by former POWs. A key feature of the museum is a replica of the Changi Chapel and the Changi murals.

Among the many Historical exhibits of the Changi Museum, Centre the following are highlights:

  • Changi Chapel


“United we stand; divided we fall.” Aesop (c.620-560 BC)



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