Faces of
Malaysia
Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

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National Museum of Singapore

address: 93 Stamford Rd Singapore 178897 - tel: +65 6332 3659
Singapore-National-Museum-street-view.jpg, The oldest museum (dating back to 1849) in Singapore exhibiting the history of Singapore, it was revamped and modernized between 2003 and 2006
photo: Google Street View from Fort Canning Road
The oldest museum (dating back to 1849) in Singapore exhibiting the history of Singapore, it was revamped and modernized between 2003 and 2006

How to get to the National Museum
The museum is located just north-east of Fort Canning Park and south-east of Orchard Road.

By Bus
YMCA Bus-stop (08041):
SBS: 7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 64, 65, 111, 124, 128, 139, 162, 162M, 174, 174e, 175
SMRT: 77, 106, 167, 171, 190, 700, 700A, NR6, NR7

SMU Bus-stop (04121):
SBS: 7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 111, 124, 128, 131, 162, 162M, 166, 174, 174e, 175
SMRT: 77, 106, 167, 171, 190, 700, 700A, 857, NR7

By MRT:
Bras Basah MRT Station (5-minute walk)
Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station (5-minute walk)
City Hall MRT Station (10-minute walk)


Opening Hours

Singapore History Gallery 10am to 6pm, Daily
Last admission at 5.30pm
Singapore Living Galleries 10am to 8pm, Daily
Free admission from 6pm to 8pm
Last admission at 7.30pm

 

Admission / Ticket Price
Adults: 10S$
Students & Seniors: S$5
Family Package (3 adults, 2 children): S$30
free admission for children under 6 years, Singaporean Residents and Students

 

Links:

National Museum of Singapore website
Virtual Photo Tour
 




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