Singapore Art Museum

The largest public collection of 20th century Singapore and Southeast Asian art in the world.

Housed in a restored 19th century mission school, the Singapore art Museum (SAM) owns the largest public collection of over 7,500 20th century Singapore and Southeast Asian artworks in the world.

They include works by Singapore pioneer artists such as Liu Kang, Georgette Chen and Chen Wen His, as well as Southeast Asian masters of modern and contemporary art. You can also enjoy the occsional blockbuster show.

Opening Hours
Mon-Sun: 10am – 7pm
Fri: 10am – 9pm
(Free admission from 12noon 2pm on weekdays and 6pm 9pm on Fridays)

Free curatours are conducted on certain Fridays, pls call 6332 3220 in advance to enquire.

Adult: $8
Student: $4
Senior (60 years and above): $4
Family (3 Adults and 2 Children): $20
Groups of 20 or more: 20% off admission tickets for adults

*Admission charges to Blockbuster shows vary. Please call our customer service desk at 6332 3222 to enquire.

* Prices are subject to changes.

Day and timing of guided tours
Monday: 2pm (English)
Tuesdays – Fridays: 10.30am (Japanese); 11am & 2pm (English)
Fridays: 7pm (English)
Fridays: 7.45pm (Mandarin)
Saturdays & Sundays: 11am, 2pm and 3.30pm (English)

Approximate Touring Time
45 mins

71 Bras Basah Road Singapore 189555

General Contact
(65) 6332 3222

Getting There
Ideally located at the restored 19th-century old St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) building on Bras Basah Road, SAM is easily accessible. Parking at the Singapore Art Museum is reserved for cars with NHB parking labels only, you may wish to try the following car parks: Waterloo Street, NTUC Income Centre or Queen Street.

By Bus
SBS:7, 14, 16, 36, 97, 124, 131, 162, 174
SMRT Tibs: 77, 167, 171, 190, 700, 700A, 857

SAM is a 10-minute walk from City Hall MRT station. Click here to view MRT route map.

Accessibility for the physically disabled
Handicapped Access/Lockers:

The Museum is well-equipped to cater to the physically disabled. Lifts and permanent ramps located in the Museum provide easy access to galleries. Wheelchairs and baby push-prams are allowed in the Museum. The public toilets in the Museum contain an area for diaper changing. Lockers for the public are also provided at no charge.


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