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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular art galleries and museums in Singapore?

Aloke Bajpai DEC 10 2012
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You will be happy to know that the beautiful Singapore is a storehouse of art galleries and museums which give you a chance to marvel at some of the greatest works ever produced by visionaries of the art world.

  • The Art House

    Built in the year 1827, it is Singapore’s oldest surviving government building. You can treat yourself to all forms of art, be it visual, performance arts or even theatre while you are at the Art House.

    Opening Hours: 10am to 8pm (Monday to Friday) and 11am to 8pm (Saturday)

    Address: 1, Old Parliament Lane
    Telephone: +65-6332-6900
  • Tan Swie Hian Museum

    You might be interested in knowing that this is the first private art museum in Singapore. It is one of the few museums built in honour of a living artist, Tan Swie Hian. It features Tan’s various creations and it’s rustic and oldish feel is something you have to see for yourself.

    Address: 460 Sims Avenue
    Telephone: (65) 67440716
    Opening Hours: 10 am to 8 pm (Monday to Friday)
  • Singapore Art Museum

    Opened in the year 1996, the Singapore Art Museum houses one of the world’s largest public collections of modern and contemporary South-Asian artwork. Step in and enrich yourself with a cultural and artistic dose of some beautiful artwork.

    Opening Hours: 10 am to 7 pm (except Fridays)
    Entry Charges: Adult: $3, Student (with valid student card): $1.50 & Senior Citizen (above 60 years): $1.50
    Guided Tours: Tuesdays: 3.15pm (English), Thursdays: 12.15pm (English) and Saturdays: 12.30pm (English)

    Address: 8 Queen Street
    Telephone: (65) 6332 3200
  • Singapore Dance Theatre

    Interested in knowing some tidbits about the local dances and performances of Singapore? If yes, then don’t forget to visit the Singapore Dance Theatre, which is a national dance company. Founded in the year 1988, the theatre conducts 6 seasons in a year, which include ballets and workshops, and no wonder the place attracts large crowds every time.

    Address: Fort Canning Centre
    2nd Storey, Cox Terrace
    Telephone: +91-6338-0611
    Official Website:

More than just being an exhibition space, these museums are also educating the public on the appreciation of art. Excited to explore all this and more? We are glad to hear that!

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