Celebrate the history of the world's largest continent at Asian Civilisations Museum. Housed in an old colonial building, the giant collection showcases the diversity of Asia, but also fosters a sense of shared identity. Don't miss a remarkable display of artifacts found in a shipwreck dating back to the 9th century. Appreciate the intricately decorated ceramics and golden wares that went down on the doomed trading ship. You can enhance your experience with a guided tour of the museum--check the website for tour times. Add Asian Civilisations Museum and other attractions to your Singapore trip itinerary using our Singapore journey tool.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Duration: 1 to 2 hours
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Duration: 3 to 9 hours
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Duration: 2 to 7 days
Asian Civilisations Museum reviews
It used to be better earlier, still good to visit. Interesting place to spend couple of hours in hot afternoon or during rains. Strangely you have to take stirs to go up and down, not sure how people.... more
It used to be better earlier, still good to visit. Interesting place to spend couple of hours in hot afternoon or during rains. Strangely you have to take stirs to go up and down, not sure how people.... more »
The ACM is ideally situated in a area with other attractions and for a walk around the Marina and down to Clarke's Quay. The outside display with the large spheres outside enable you to take...
The ACM is ideally situated in a area with other attractions and for a walk around the Marina and down to Clarke's Quay. The outside display with the large spheres outside enable you to take... more »
They have exhibits as old as 5,000 years. A rare chance to see such old artifacts.
Took me decades to finally visit. Such an immersive and spectacular exhibition. Beautifully designed. 3 hours well spent!
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This neoclassical building is home to art and artefacts from all parts of Asia, including collections that connect the different cultures in the region. The Asian Civilisations Museum, located in Empress Place building close to Boat Quay, commits itself to preserving Singapore & Asia’s cultural heritage. The neoclassical building has over 2,800sqm of gallery space, a museum shop and dining options.Visitors will be exposed to art and artefacts from China, the Islamic world and parts of Southeast Asia. The museum’s collections draw historical connections between cultures, and includes objets d’art related to ancient trade routes and Tang dynasty shipwrecks. In addition to permanent galleries, special exhibitions showcase relics from museums and institutions across the globe.