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Address: 1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
Phone Number:
+65 6214 2451
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in...

This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Their stories are told with an impressive collection of personal artifacts and news coverage. A British internee returned to the museum decades after the war to recreate the murals he’d painted on the walls of the original chapel – a moving insight into how those held prisoner found hope and comfort in any way possible.

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US$ 41.79*
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Changi WWII War Trail and Museum Tour
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US$ 237.80*
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Private Tour: World War II Introduction on Singapore

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A must-see for those with relatives who were involved in the WWII invasion by Japan. Some very moving photographs, text, and descriptions of conditions, and stories of some very... read more

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Louth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must-see for those with relatives who were involved in the WWII invasion by Japan. Some very moving photographs, text, and descriptions of conditions, and stories of some very brave deeds in the most awful circumstances. Very moving.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well curated and memorialized second world war museum. Exhibits are tangible memories of the disaster that was the fall of Singapore in 1942. Visit will leave you emotionally drained as it documents in detail the excesses and brutality of the Japanese occupation especially the inhuman and cruel treatment of prisoners of war. Should be compulsory for all Japanese students but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Changi museum as part of a Singapore Island tour. The museum gives an interesting and educational insight into the horrors endured by the people of Singapore during the Japanese occupation. Definitely worth a visit

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Mackay, Australia
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This really is only a museum with pictures and an audio tour. Whilst it does portray the terrors of the prisoners, it was a little disappointing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Changi Museum is an important part of history and is a must see if you visit Singapore,Changi resonates in the hearts and memories of many Australians as a place of great suffering. The Chapel is simple

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your a history buff, or interested in WW2 and the fall of Singapore this place is a must visit attraction. You will gain insight into the events and atrocities that took place during the fall and occupation of Singapore.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have spent many years studying the Second World War mostly in the European and Russian theatres and have only recently begun reading in some depth about the Pacific Theatre of the war. Changi resonates in the hearts and memories of many Australians as a place of great suffering. The Chapel is simple but walking in I felt a gentle... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Changi Museum is an important part of history and is a must see if you visit Singapore however I think the keepers of Changi history need to start thinking about a more dynamic and interactive exhibition to keep the younger generation engaged. There are many fascinating and important aspects of this exhibition that are being lost in translation for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum as part of the War Trail walk which was a wonderful experience. The museum is a wonderful and respectful tribute to the many people of different backgrounds that suffered in and around Singapore. As an Australian teacher of history, I was touched by the lovely tributes made to the Australian and NZ forces. It is obvious... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum and were very impressed. It has been moved but still some interesting reading and photographs. We caught the train to Tampines and then a number 29 bus that took us straight to the museum.

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