National Museum of Singapore

A staggering level of detail

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What we say: 4 stars

From backwater fishing village to British colony to modern metropolis, Singapore's National Museum traces the city-state's history in staggering detail.

All visitors receive a handheld electronic guide that leads you through the museum and the audio guide can be customised to your tastes — textbook-style "just-the-facts" information or a more personal storytelling approach.

In addition to the permanent history gallery, special exhibitions are hosted in the basement and the "Living Galleries" — interactive displays about Singaporean food, film, photography, and fashion — are on the second level.

The National Museum is housed in an elegant colonial building along with a gift shop and fine-dining restaurant.

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93 Stamford Rd
http://www.nationalmuseum.sg/
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00-18:00, Living Galleries 10:00-20:00 (free admission to Living Galleries daily 18:00-20:0
Last updated: 13th October, 2011

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