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Images of Singapore - Profile

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Images of Singapore is an award-winning historical museum in that exhibits the culture and history of Singapore using multi-media displays, multi-screen theatre presentations and lifesize tableaus depicting major events in Singapore's history.The attraction is housed in a former military hospital used throughout 1893-1950. The Images of Singapore museum is located in Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa, Singapore near the Singapore Cable Car stop at Sentosa and the Merlion. The museum offers a chronological history of Singapore from its earliest days to the present. There are numerous exhibitions, covering the pre-British period of Malaysian rule, British colonialism, the founding of colonial Singapore by Thomas Stamford Raffles, the Japanese occupation, and the post-colonialist era under Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew . Opened in 1983 as the Pioneers of Singapore & Surrender Chambers museum, the museum was extended in 1994 to include a section called Festivals of Singapore and the attraction was rechristened with its present name. Stories of the Sea, a new multi-sensory maritime experience was opened in 2002, but was removed from the museum within the following year when it proved unpopular with guests. The museum was closed in 2003 for a major upgrade and reopened in 2005 with a new, more integrated look and additional attractions, including the multi-screen special effects show Four Winds of Singapore, a tribute to the national contributions of Singapore's Chinese, Eurasian, Malay and Indian populations.

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Opening Hours: 9am - 7pm daily (last entry 6.30pm)

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Overview

Images of Singapore is an award-winning historical museum in that exhibits the culture and history of Singapore using multi-media displays, multi-screen theatre presentations and lifesize tableaus depicting major events in Singapore's history.The attraction is housed in a former military hospital used throughout 1893-1950. The Images of Singapore museum is located in Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa, Singapore near the Singapore Cable Car stop at Sentosa and the Merlion. The museum offers a chronological history of Singapore from its earliest days to the present. There are numerous exhibitions, covering the pre-British period of Malaysian rule, British colonialism, the founding of colonial Singapore by Thomas Stamford Raffles, the Japanese occupation, and the post-colonialist era under Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew . Opened in 1983 as the Pioneers of Singapore & Surrender Chambers museum, the museum was extended in 1994 to include a section called Festivals of Singapore and the attraction was rechristened with its present name. Stories of the Sea, a new multi-sensory maritime experience was opened in 2002, but was removed from the museum within the following year when it proved unpopular with guests. The museum was closed in 2003 for a major upgrade and reopened in 2005 with a new, more integrated look and additional attractions, including the multi-screen special effects show Four Winds of Singapore, a tribute to the national contributions of Singapore's Chinese, Eurasian, Malay and Indian populations.

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