Faces of
Malaysia
Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

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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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