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Where to stay near National Museum of Singapore

Exploring National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore is not only the oldest museum but also one of the most prominent national monuments in the city/state. Formerly known as Raffles Library and Museum, the National Museum of Singapore was initially a segment of Singapore Institution’s library from 1849 to 1887 when it was moved to the present building by Colonel Sir H.E Mc Callum. After undergoing renovation for more than three years, the museum was again opened for the public in 2006. Spanning over an area of 18,400sqm, it’s now the biggest in the country, with exhibits that largely reflect the rich history of Singapore as well as Asia.

Accommodations near National Museum of Singapore

As a popular tourist destination in Asia, Singapore offers a variety of accommodations to meet the needs of different types of travellers. Find a vast array of hotels in Singapore from luxury hotels like the historical Raffles Hotel and the five-star Shangri-La Hotel Singapore to cheap hotel accommodations like the Fragrance Hotels and Value Hotels. Some nearby hotels include the Carlton Hotel Singapore, Rendezvous Hotel Singapore and the Fort Canning Lodge.

Sightseeing near National Museum of Singapore

The Museum is located near Orchard Road, this bustling boulevard got its name after the nutmeg and pepper plantations that once lined it in the 1800s. Flanked on both sides by local and international department stores, tiny boutiques, offices, spas, beauty salons, hotels, entertainment spots, restaurants, and cafes, one could spend a whole day trawling the stretch starting from Tanglin Mall on Tanglin Road down to Plaza Singapura at the lower end of Orchard Road.

Transportation near National Museum of Singapore

The museum is easily accessible with a five-minute walk from Bras Basah MRT Station or Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station. City Hall MRT Station is just 10 minutes away. Stamford Road Bus Stop and YMCA bus stop are nearby.