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8) Museums
Museums usually charge a small admission fee to cover their costs, particularly if you are not a citizen or Permanent Resident. While some museums are free, like the SGH Museum, others are only “open to all” at certain days and times.

Singapore General Hospital Museum

SGH Museum, Singapore

SGH Museum
Add: Bowyer Block Clock Tower, Singapore General Hospital, 11, Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168751.
Tel: +65 6326 5294
Fax: +65 6326 6839
Web: SGH Museum

Opening hours:
10am – 8pm (Tues – Sun)
*closed on Mondays and Public Holidays

So, when are the free admission days for museums in Singapore?

Singapore Art Museum – every Friday from 6pm – 9pm, and on Open House days (usually means public holidays)
*Free guided tours are available from Monday to Sunday. For further information, call 6332 3222 or 6332 3200.

National Museum of Singapore – free admission to museum building (not exhibitions / galleries)

Most other museums under the National Heritage Board Museums are open to the public for free on “Open House” days – usually means New Year’s Day, Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Puasa, Singapore National Day, Deepavali and Christmas Day.

The fact that I spent six days in Singapore and did not even get to take advantage of these free time slots will tell you how tricky it is to match your schedule with theirs!

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