Closure of galleries in National Museum of Singapore

Closure of galleries in National Museum of Singapore

SINGAPORE - The National Museum of Singapore will be closing its Singapore History Gallery, Singapore Living Galleries and Goh Seng Choo Gallery over the coming months, for the next phase of its major revamp.

The first phase saw the launch of PLAY @ National Museum of Singapore - a multi-sensory museum wing dedicated to children ages 3 to 7.

During the closure of the galleries, visitors can still continue to enjoy several exhibitions and programmes such as Balik Pulau: Stories from Singapore's Islands (till August 10), Genesis by Sebastião Salgado and We: Defining Stories (both till August 31), Singapura: 700 Years (Oct 28 to mid 2015) and the Bras Basah-Bugis precinct's much-loved annual event, the Singapore Night Festival on August 22, 23, 29 and 30.

Food and beverage outlets as well as the Museum Label shop will continue to function as usual.

Specific dates for closures:

Fashion Gallery (August 11)
Film & Wayang Gallery (August 18)
Food Gallery, Photography Gallery, and Goh Seng Choo Gallery (September 29)
Singapore History Gallery (November 3)

Go to www.nationalmuseum.sg for details on upcoming exhibitions and programmes.

candicec@sph.com.sg

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