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Museums, Art Galleries & Historical Sites

National Museum of Singapore

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National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore is the oldest museum in Singapore, and it started as a section of a library at Singapore Institution and called the Raffles Library and Museum. The museum focuses on exhibits related to the history of Singapore, and it is one of four national museums.

Historical and cultural objects in the National Museum of Singapore

About the Asian Civilisations Museum

National Museum of Singapore

  • Name:               National Museum of Singapore
  • Established:     1849; Former name: Raffles Library and Museum
  • Location:          93 Stamford Rd, Singapore
  • Building:           Built 1849, Architectural styles: Neo-Palladian, Renaissance

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

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