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Singapore Museum

 

Around Hill Street - Museums in Singapore City Area

National Museum of Singapore

Learn about the History of Singapore at our National Museum, located within the Singapore city area.

93 Stamford Road Tel: +65 69923659

Singapore Museum

Opening Hours:

- Singapore History Gallery 10am to 6pm daily

- Singapore Living Gallery 10am-8am,daily

Admission Charges:

- Adult: S$10

- Student: S$5

- Family Package (3 adults 2 children): S$30

Getting There:

Walk along Stamford Road from City Hall(EW13) MRT Station about 10-15 minutes. Or 10-15 minutes walk from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station

 

 

Asian Civilizations Museum Peranakan Museum

This museum is another feature within the Singapore city area, the Peranakans are the people of Chinese and Malays/Bataks descends. They created a unique culture with elements from Chinese, Malay and European influence.

Singapore Peranakan Museum39 Armenian Street

Opening Hours:

- Mon: 1pm to 7pm

- Tue-Sun: 9am to 7pm (to 9pm on Fridays)

Admission Charges:

- Adult:S$6.00

- Student:S$3.00

- Senior:S$3.00


Note: There are two ACM and do not mix them up.

Getting There:

short 10 min walk from City Hall MRT station/ Clarke Quay MRT Station.

 

 

Singapore Philatelic Museum

23-B Coleman Street

Stamps and philatelic materials from as early as 1800s to modern Singapore.

Singapore Philatelic MuseumOpening Hours:

- Mon 1pm to 7pm

- Tue-Sun 9am to 7pm

Admission Charges:

- Adult: S$5

- Child: S$4

Getting There:

- short 10 min walk from City Hall MRT station

 

 

Armenian Church

(also known as St Gregory Church)

60 Hill Street

Singapore Armenian ChurchBuilt in 1835 with donations from 12 Armenian families, Armenian Church (also known as St Gregory Church) is the oldest church in Singapore.

Behind the church is the oldest cemetery of Singapore. One of the tombstones belongs to Agnes Joaquim, who bred Singapore Orchid, our National Flower.

Getting There:

10 min walk from City Hall MRT station

 

 

Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

4 Hill Street

The oldest Roman Catholic Church in Singapore, built in 1843.

Getting There: 5 min walk from City Hall MRT station.

 

 

Funan the I.T Mall

Funan IT Mall 109 North Bridge Road

Offers a wide range of computers and IT gadgets. Prices are reasonable, an alternative to Sim Lim Square

Getting There:

3 min walk from City Hall MRT Station.

 

 

Substation

45 Armenian Street

Built in 1910 as a power station, it has become an art venue providing spaces,facilities and event promoting local arts culture.

Opening Hours:

12:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Getting There:

15 min walk from City Hall MRT Station.

 

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Around South Bridge Road

Parliament House

A colonial building built in 1872 as the Old Parliament House of Singapore. The Parliament House has shifted to a new site and the old building becomes the Art House.

The cafe at first level is nice for a chill out!

Getting There:

12 min walk from City Hall MRT Station.

 

 

Supreme Court

At St Andrew's Road

Built in 1939, the Supreme Court is in front of the Padang

Opening Hours:

- Mon to Fri 8:30am to 5:30pm

Getting There:

- Walk from City Hall MRT Station.

 

 

St Andrew's Cathedral

11 St Andrew Road

A Gothic Church destroyed and rebuilt in 1856. A visitor centre houses artifacts belonging to the church.

Getting There:

Next to City Hall MRT Station Exit.

 

 

Padang

An open field in front of the Supreme Court where European settlers enjoyed sports and other leisure activities. In 1965, Mr Lee Kuan Yew announced Singapore Independence here.

Great for a leisure stroll and capture the panoramic view of the City Hall.

Getting There:

Walk from City Hall MRT Station

 

 

CHIJMES

Old site for Convent of The Holy Infant Jesus established in 1854, it is now a fine dining and event venue

Getting There:

3 min walk from City Hall Mrt Station

 

 

Raffles City

A popular shopping Complex.

Opening Hours:

Noon until 10 pm

Getting There:

Above City Hall MRT Station

 

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Around Empress Place - Raffles Place MRT Station

Asian Civilizations Museum (Empress Place)

1 Empress Place

Opening Hours:

- Mon: 1pm to 7pm

- Tue-Sun: 9am to 7pm (to 9pm on Fridays)

Admission Charges:

- Adult S$3

- Child S$1.5

Getting There: 5 min walk from Raffles Place MRT Station

 

Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall

11 Empress Place

Built in 1862 to Commemorate the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria. It is now a concert hall hosting for international dance and music performances

Getting There:

8 min walk from Raffles Place MRT Station.

 

Sir Stamford Raffles Statue

River Valley Road

Founder of Singapore , the statue was located at his first landing place on Singapore island.

Getting There:

Behind ACM, 7 min walk from Raffles Place MRT Station

 

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