Riverside, Singapore




Asian Civilisations Museum
1 Empress Place. Opening: Mon from 1:00-7:00 p.m., Tue-Sun from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission: SGD8 for adults and SGD4 for senior citizens and students
One of Singapore's newest, largest and best-presented museums. It is of the three museums of the National Museum of Singapore and housed in the restored 
Empress Place Building. As the name hints, the museum is devoted to the history of Asia namely China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia where many Singaporeans trace their ancestry.  

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Asian Civilisations Museum by Terence Ong

Mint Museum of Toys
26 Seah St (behind Raffles Hotel). Opening: daily from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission: SGD15 for adults and SGD7.5 for children under 12.
Home to a 50,000-piece toy collection from local enthusiast Chang Yang Fa. The exhibits are housed in a five-storey building with collections from 25 countries and span over a century. Exhibits range from wind-up toys to Darth Vader masks. Guided tours last 45 minutes and recommended.

Peranakan Museum
39 Armenian St. Opening: Mon 1:00-7:00 p.m., Tue-Sun from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The museum is dedicated to the exuberantly colourful culture of the Peranakans, the Malay-Chinese and Malay-Indian traders who had a major impact on the Straits Settlements. The three story museum covers Peranakan weddings, religion and food with the latest in audiovisual gear.

Inside the Peranakan Museum by coolinsights

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