Our little island is full of wonder, with a vibrant culture and heritage that stretches beyond just five decades of independence. There is so much to learn about our history and our forefathers in order to fully understand and grasp just how much we’ve developed and grown.
Why not skip the shopping mall and pick any place from this list to check out this weekend? Absorb as many interesting facts as you can to share and impress your friends and loved ones later.
These local museums and galleries welcome everyone from all walks of life, and you may just learn something new about your own heritage that might surprise you!
Over the years, Singapore has attracted numerous influential artists and big-name museum exhibitions—from renown Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama to prized specimens from the prestigious Natural History Museum London. In addition to all that rich culture and wonderful art, there are some excellent cafes and restaurants in these museums as well.
We have put together a list of places where you can expect great food and magnificent art under one roof; you’d be surprised that many of these places offer a lot more than just coffee and cake—some even deserve a visit of their own.
Here is a guide to 8 Museum Cafés And Restaurants In Singapore To Appreciate Art And Food. READ ON
Being blessed and content living in a multi-racial society such as Singapore is a privilege that many people overlook. This diversity is what brings our little nation together, fusing people from all backgrounds and cultures into one big and happy family.
With this, it brings us the opportunity to explore these races and their specific cultures in a more in-depth setting—with various monuments, religious buildings, heritage centers and more that are available to us at any time and are generally free to visit.
As a local, you can always take a day off or use a day of your weekend to take a breather and immerse yourself in Singapore’s heritage. If you are visiting from overseas, this will be your definitive guide to do all these things in a span of a day. Here is How to Explore Singapore’s Heritage in A Day For Free.
Singapore Philatelic Museum welcomes Snoopy and gang with a very exciting exhibition – “With Love From Snoopy, Charlie Brown & The Peanuts Gang” - that has opened its doors to the public.
Who else grows up loving Snoopy too? This exhibition will warm your heart like how it warmed ours. Here is what you can expect from this ultra-adorable exhibition that will run all the way till 30 April 2016.
The spellbindingly beautiful National Gallery Singapore has finally opened its doors to the public! Home to the world’s biggest collection of modern Southeast Asian Art, the 64,000-square-metre museum has two permanent galleries featuring the development of both Singapore and Southeast Asian art. It is a must-visit for all art enthusiasts and history buffs.
From now till 06 December 2015, interested participants get to enjoy free admission into National Gallery Singapore. Note that visitors have to acquire the complimentary tickets prior to their visit from the attraction’s official website (a maximum of five tickets per transaction). The gallery is massive and let us tell you what to expect before you head down!
Is it one of those many days where the weather is way too warm to stay outdoors but yet the malls are too packed for your liking? How about going on an adventure to Jurassic Park, or travel back in time to the Qing Dynasty or Majapahit Emipre?
Contrary to the stereotype of it being “boring”, museums are more than just historic artefacts and school excursions. With more than 30 different museums offering a diverse range of genres in Singapore, you will definitely be able to find a museum that will interest you!
Here is a selection of 11 fascinating museums in Singapore that might pique your interests!