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National Gallery Singapore: Asia’s Own Louvre Museum

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Overview

Book a National Gallery Singapore Ticket to get access to some of the most exquisite arts and artefacts from around the world. This exciting museum hosts more than 1000 pieces, focusing on Singapore and Southeast Asian art.

Highlights

  • Unparalleled insights into Singaporean architecture
  • 6-month ticket validity: book now and go anytime in the next 180 days
  • Explore more than 1000 artworks
  • Largest collection of Singaporean and Southeast Asian art in the world
  • Convenient e-ticket: no need to print

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Important Information

• New vaccination-differentiated restrictions in Singapore : Effect from 13 Oct 2021, all guest need to be fully vaccinated before they can enter into any attractions About the Venue By MRT: - Get down at City Hall Station (Exit B), Raffles Place (Exit B) or Clarke Quay Station (Exit E). By Bus: - Board Bus Nos. 61, 145, 174 or 197 and get down at The Treasury Building - Board Bus Nos. 63, 80, 851 and get down at Peninsula Street. - Board Bus Nos. 75, 100, 130 or 167 and get down in front of the Victoria Concert Hall By Taxi/ Car: - Get down at the Coleman Street entrance taxi stand. Turn left right before St. Andrew’s Cathedral.

Description

Despite being the new kid on the block, National Gallery Singapore has been quick to gain stardom, emerging as the most popular and hottest museum in Singapore. Considered to be the crown jewel in the city’s art crown, this iconic museum presents a magnificent visual arts institution which offers grand insights into Southeast Asian and Singaporean art. In fact, the museum hosts the largest collection of Southeast Asian artworks on the planet! The Architecture Two of the greatest landmarks of Singapore – the City Hall and the former Supreme Court – have been combined and transformed into the National Gallery Singapore, making it integral to the city’s architecture. The building retains its magnificence and grandeur thanks to harmonious designs. This iconic visual arts venue is also considered to be the largest museum in Singapore with an area of 690,000 sq. ft. The Collection With thousands of pieces being drawn from the National Collection, the National Museum has become the largest and most valuable public collection of artworks from Southeast Asia and Singapore. The museum focuses on offering a unique and simulative experience into the world of art, focusing on exhibits ranging from the 19th century to the modern day. Some of the most popular representations at the museum include works of major local artists such as Liu Kang, Chen Chong Swee, Georgette Chen, Cheong Soo Pieng and Chen Wen Hsi. The museum also focuses on showcasing works of major Asian artists such as Fernando Cueto Amorsolo, Raden Saleh, Montein Boonma and Latiff Mohidin. The Programme National Gallery Singapore lets you explore Southeast Asian masterpieces through an innovative and immersive experience which includes conversations with curators, lectures to help you gain a deeper insight into the world of art, talks with major artists and guided tours. You can also enjoy the very first dedicated art education center to become a part of a highly creative learning environment which features all kinds of interesting activities and programmes. Most major cities around the world boast of having grand museums showcasing artworks from all over the world and with the grand opening of the National Gallery in 2015, Singapore is no different. If you’re interested in Southeast Asian and Singaporean art or are searching for an exciting thing to do in Singapore, this is where you need to be.

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