Regarded as one of the finest neo-classical buildings in Singapore, Empress Place dates back to 1854, when it served as a court house. Today the building houses a world-class museum and exhibition centre, featuring cultural and archaeological treasures from China and other ancient civilisation - many of them being shown outside their country of origin for the first time. Allow two to three hours. Opening hours: 9am to 5.30pm (closed on Mondays)
There's Buddha statue, some rare and masterful work, late medieval miniatures and colonial prints and many many more. Other then that there are also ballrooms and halls available for functions and also a restaurant with a large selection of local culinary delights and regional cuisines.
Fright Night! is happening at The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) on Oct 30, 2010 (Sat).
free ice cream and Halloween candies, while stocks last! Do remember to dress up in your Halloween costume, as there are prizes to be won.
Last day for SUMATRA: ISLE OF GOLD at the asian civilisations museum. Opening hours tmr is from 9am to 7pm. Admission is $8 for adult and $4 for concession holders. Bookings or enquiries can be made at +65 6332 7798.
The ACM focuses on Singapore's history, presenting a broad, yet integrated perspectives of Asian cultures and civilisations. Check out the museum's website for information on previous special exhibitions.
by: Chris Robertson
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