Free entry to seven museums in August!

Free entry to seven museums in August” by Nurul Syuhaida, Channel News Asia, 29 July 2011.

“SINGAPORE: Seven museums are giving free admission in August, as part of National Day celebrations.

Free admission for Singaporeans and permanent residents in Singapore is valid for all permanent galleries in the museums from August 1-31.

In addition, the museums will be opened free of charge to all visitors on Open House days on National Day (August 9) and Hari Raya Puasa (August 30).

On Open House days, admission is free for all, to all galleries and exhibitions, including special exhibitions.

The museums are: The Asian Civilisations Museum, the National Museum of Singapore, the Singapore Art Museum, the Singapore Philatelic Museum, the Peranakan Museum, Memories at Old Ford Factory, and Reflections at Bukit Chandu.

Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, said the museums are wonderful places to learn more about the different cultures of Singapore.

He said this is a great opportunity for families and friends to find out more about their diverse heritage and culture.”


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