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  • Writer's pictureShino Lim

🏛️ 3 Unique Museums to Visit this Weekend!

Feeling like going on a museum date this weekend? Try visiting these museums that aren’t as popular as Singapore Art Museum or National Gallery Singapore! Even though they aren’t as well-known, they are also as packed with history and culture. Have fun!

Experience old-school photography at Vintage Camera Museum, also the world’s largest camera-shaped building! There are over 1000 cameras in display here, from replicas of the world’s biggest camera, to the latest gadget, an 11-gram camera! Other unique cameras include walking stick cameras, pigeon camera, and even pistol cameras! 🤳

🎟 Tickets: $20 (adults), $15 for (senior citizens and children below 12)

⏰ Open: 10:30AM-7:30PM daily

📍 Location: 8C & 8D Jalan Kledek, Singapore 199263 (5 minute walk from Bugis MRT, 7 minute walk from Lavender MRT)

This is Singapore’s first musical box museum, and it shares the historical background – from the rise to the fall of musical boxes, and how musical boxes made its way to Singapore in the 19th century. The museum showcases more than 40 musical boxes and other artefacts. 🎼

🎟 Tickets: $12 (adults), $6 (senior citizens and students) (Advance booking needed)

⏰ Open: 11AM-5PM daily

📍 Location: 168 Telok Ayer Street Singapore 068619 (3 minute walk from Telok Ayer MRT, 5 minute walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT)

Built in 1936, the Battlebox is a former WWII British underground command centre inside Fort Canning Hill. This was exactly where the British made the decision to surrender Singapore to the invading Japanese on 15 February 1942. Explore the rooms and wartime artefacts in this authentic bunker on a guided 30-minute tour, where you can also freely roam after. 🎖️

🎟 Tickets: $20 (adults), $10 (children aged 7-12)

⏰ Open: Fri-Sun & Public Holidays, 9:30AM-5:30PM

📍 Location: 2 Cox Terrace, Singapore 179622

Have fun exploring Singapore with bae!

with Love,

The Dateideas Team 🥰

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