The Singapore Art Museum at Bras Basah Road, just across from the Singapore History Museum, is housed in a beautifully restored school building (the former St. Joseph's Institution). The museum has 13 galleries showcasing an impressive collection of contemporary local and other Southeast Asian art pieces. One of the main attractions of the museum is the E-mage Gallery which features interactive programmes involving 20th century Southeast Asian art on large high definition visual monitors.
Open: 9am - 5:30pm (Tue, Thurs - Sun), 9am - 9pm (Wed). Closed on Mon.
Admission: SGD 3 adults, SGD 1.50
children (6 - 16 years) and seniors
SGD 8 Family ticket (max 5 members)
SGD 6 Multi-museum ticket (for entry into the Singapore History Museum, Asian Civilisations Museum and Singapore Art Museum).
Prices may change where there are special exhibitions.
Guided Tours: Tours in English at
11am and 2pm daily with an additional tour at 3.30pm on Sat and Sun.
Tours in Japanese at 10.30am daily.
Approximate Touring Time: 2 hours
Location: 71 Bras Basah Road Singapore 189555
Tel: (65) 332 3222
Fax: (65) 334 7919
Getting There: Take the MRT to Dhoby Ghaut (N1) or City Hall Station (C2) and walk towards Bras Basah Road.
Accessibility for the physically disabled: The following information is obtained from Access Singapore.