Faces of
Malaysia
Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo (near Miri) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with caves and karst formations. The caves are home to over 5 million bats who exit the caves in search for food every evening in a spectacular way.

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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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