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National Library of Singapore

100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Singapore National Library

One of the best city libraries! Different levels and sections for different interests. Electronic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
High tech & modern library

Swrving citizens and visitors---we took our family here reading and getting more info about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average9%
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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best city libraries! Different levels and sections for different interests. Electronic checking in/out for books. Separate large area for children

Thank sbokhari53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Swrving citizens and visitors---we took our family here reading and getting more info about Singapore and SE Asia. We enjoyed it and the srtaff was very helpful to our family.

Thank HungryJoeTokyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place makes reading even more fun, I swear. The children’s section is a wonderland- it’s like an artificial forest with a Kinect station, a weather-learning section, and all the children’s books and educational CD’s you can play with on the computers. Go to the...More

Thank Darla B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It used to feel a lot more crowded, had shortage of chairs, messed up newspapers but they've solved all those challenges. Feels much more spacious, I found seats at lunchtime and the papers are mounted to reading tables so they are in great shape but...More

Thank EuForia_01
Reviewed 28 June 2017

There is a lot of restaurants around it. Even foreigners can go in to browse the books as it is open. If you take lift to the higher level, you can see some beautiful scene of Singapore

Thank Charles123sg
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

If you are s book worm or slightly interested in books this is a must visit especially is you are a resident of SG. I highly recommend becoming a member as they have a wide selection of books for all ages. They also offer various...More

Thank Nthenyalee
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Singapore has a very extensive and top-quality library system for a small nation of only a few million people, and the National Library near Bugis is the crown jewel. The actual branch component of the library, secreted away in the basement, is nothing special but...More

Thank JamesGuild
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The library is very big and occupies a few floors in the building. However I did find the staff very helpful in trying to find information on family tree matters. As yet, Singapore does not have much regarding family tree; it is a topic not...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 16 June 2017

1.Lots of books for all the subjects. 2. Their KID section is specially very good. 3. Study books for different classes are also available.

Thank 256arijitb
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

If you love (partial) views of the city from the top, the National Library has plenty of it. And it is free of charge and air conditioned. Take the lift to the 11th floor and walk into the reference area. The anal part of the...More

Thank Peggy S
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5 August 2017|
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Response from roadtripswc | Reviewed this property |
You may have visited the library by now. There's a young children section at the basement. Wonderful to be able to watch them roam at a secured area with many age appropriate books.
14 January 2015|
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Response from Laird Philip K | Reviewed this property |
Good afternoon from London. There is no entry fee as this is a Public Library. I should walk there as you can take in all the sights and sounds of Singapore on the way. I stay at the Intercontinental Hotel just by the... More