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National Museum of Singapore

TIME : 2016/2/17 16:35:40

Imaginative and immersive, Singapore's rebooted National Museum is good enough to warrant two visits. At once cutting-edge and classical, the space ditches staid exhibits for lively multimedia galleries that bring Singapore's jam-packed biography to vivid life. It's a colourful, intimate journey, spanning ancient Malay royalty, wartime occupation, nation-building, food and fashion. Look out for interactive artwork GoHead/GoStan: Panorama Singapura , which offers an audiovisual trip through the city-state's many periods.

The museum's neoclassical wing, graced by a stained-glass rotunda, once housed the Raffles Museum and Library.