The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

National Gallery Singapore

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The National Gallery Singapore is an art gallery that oversees a large collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian art, consisting of over 8,000 artworks. The Gallery is housed in two national monuments, the former Supreme Court Building and City Hall, making it the largest visual arts venue and largest museum in Singapore.

Among the many historical and cultural objects in the National Gallery Singapore the following are highlights:

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To help you better appreciate the National Gallery Singapore the following guides will be helpful:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:               National Gallery Singapore
  • Established:     2015
  • Location:          1 St. Andrew’s Rd Singapore
  • Type:                 Art museum, Singaporean Historic Objects


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