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Singapore War Memorials: In the Memory of Fearless Warriors

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Apart from business cum transit passengers, most of the travelers now plan and prefer to come to Singapore for places with utmost luxury, shopping, business meetings and endless fun. Only few People know the fact that Singapore has some War Memorials as well. Brief War History In old times when Singaporeans & Malays were living in tribes, they fought three times;...

Malay Heritage Centre Singapore

Malay Heritage Centre
Malay Heritage Centre is an initiative of the government of Singapore, who believe that each and every ethnic community in Singapore is entitled to have their own heritage centre. This is a collaboration of all the treasures, cultures and traditions of different ethnic groups compiled into one hall. We cannot deny the fact that Singapore is one of the countries...

Chinese Heritage Centre Singapore

Further your exploration of Singapore's unique multi-ethnic diversity with a tour of the Chinese Heritage Centre. With a historic and cultural insight into various overseas Chinese communities around the world, the CHC was founded in 1995 with the purpose of raising awareness of and celebrating what it means to be Chinese. Ode to a Legacy The Centre is located in...

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

Civil Deference Heritage Gallery
Civil Defence Heritage Gallery is a symbol of pride the state has in its civil defence system. The gallery outlines Singapore's fire fighting as well as civil defence developments from the late 1800's until contemporary times, and aspires to raise public awareness about civil defence. Civil Defence Heritage Gallery Highlights You will be impressed by the building which houses the gallery,...

Singapore Philatelic Museum

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Singapore Philatelic Museum Highlights Although their usage is now rapidly decreasing, stamps have for centuries been politically iconic as well as an essential part of the postal system. For anyone interested in philately, the study of stamps, or even in the evolution of Singaporean globally networking system, the Singapore Philatelic Museum is a must-see museum in Singapore. This museum details...

Singapore Mint Coin Gallery

Ah, coins. What other mass-produced object can be so emblematic of history, of politics, and most of all, of man's attachment to money? The fittingly titled “Striking a Legacy” is the Singapore Mint's coin gallery remarkable display of of coins, medallions, and medals from the world. The history Some of the rare coins showcased here date back to earlier than the...

The Singapore General Hospital, SGH Museum

SGH Museum Singapore
The Singapore General Hospital is a long and enduring institution with a legacy that dates back to colonial times. National pride in this hospital and its history is reflected in the Singapore General Hospital Museum, which is a designated member of the Singapore National Heritage Board. Housed in the beautiful Bower Block in one of the three blocks constituting...

Royal Selangor Pewter Museum Singapore

Who would have imagined that there would be a museum devoted to items of pewter? In the case of pewter, however, the cause is more than justified: the Royal Selangor Pewter Museum displays the finest pewter objects Southeast Asia is renowned for. Along with a display of different kinds of pewters, the museum also has demonstrations of various processes...

Republic of Singapore Navy Museum

Another commemoration of military might worth seeing is the Republic of Singapore Navy Museum. First opened in 1987 and recently re-opened last year after renovations, the museum displays the history of Singapore's naval forces as well as its development. Among the items exhibit include historic relics, such as photographs and antique marine equipment. Given that Singapore surrounded entirely by water,...

Republic of Singapore Air Force Museum

Little boasts of a nation's might more than the extensive power of its aviation, and Singapore's official Air Force Museum has been created in light of this. A must-see for aviation enthusiasts, the museum showcases the history of the Republic of Singapore Air Force through its warplanes, badges, caps, and other memorabilia all the way back from 1927. The...