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Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

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Nice little museum

This free museum is two stories of the history of Singapore's civil defense, firefighters, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicole B
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Oldest fire station with simulated games!

You can finish going through this museum in 20 minutes or less since it's not a big museum, but... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This free museum is two stories of the history of Singapore's civil defense, firefighters, and other public servants. The two hazmat/water exhibits leak - so expect to get a little wet if you try them! Cool old fire engines and other stuff.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 26 September 2018

My 3yo is currently obsessed with fire trucks and fire-rescue. We couldn't make the Saturday 10am fire station open houses, but this gallery is a great stop at any time of the day (10am to 5pm). My 6yo got to learn a LOT about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hanishoney
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We returned to the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery on Sat morning after a visit to the Central Fire Station for their regular open day. There's not too much to see in this small museum, but it's worth a quick look if you're already there for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 12 July 2018

You can finish going through this museum in 20 minutes or less since it's not a big museum, but it's still worthy to drop by since it's free and near the Philatelic Museum (50metres), Peranakan Museum (200metres) and the National Museum of Singapore (400metres). Anyone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank maryyeo
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The museum narrates the history of civil defence, but particularly the fire service in Singapore. There are numerous fire engines and appliances on display on the ground floor, and a more generic exhibition upstairs. The whole place is free admission, but there s a small...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My kids love the fire trucks on display at fire station. Good location near to other more well known sights makes it worth a look. being free is a bonus

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This was the third time i visited this place. Behind every artefact displayed here lies a story. While the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery showcases over 1,500 artefacts, it is more than just a historical museum. The gallery’s team share their real life experiences and stories...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AshwiniM143
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is a lovely and free gallery with numerous exhibits relating to the civil defence of Singapore. It's great for a 15-30 minute visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Interesting small museum you can pop in between others and free to boot. I was interested to see the first (wooden) ladders used were made in Manchester.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank kuepper
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Free museum Great to pop in and look around Lots of exhibits looking at the civil defence history for Singapore, including a range of fire appliances.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Peter K
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