Singapore Art Museum

Loves: Well-curated exhibits that get refreshed with travelling exhibits.

Advice: Do not miss out on exhibits in the extended wing, SAM at 8Q, just across the road from the main wing.

If art inspires you more than history, then all you need to do is head to the Singapore Art Museum. Here you will find displays and exhibits that are meant to excite you and provoke you too. You will not walk away from the museum feeling bored. The museum also has a space where you can relax, unwind, and have a drink.  


The Singapore Art Museum offers a glimpse into the most happening pieces of work and artists. The exhibits cover contemporary Southeast Asian art. You will find paintings, installations, and moving media as well. Nicknamed SAM, the museum is a must-visit for art aficionados.

Address: 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555
District: Downtown Core, Central
By MRT
- Alight at Bras Basah MRT Station (CC2) and take exit A
- Walk across to Singapore Art Museum


Estimated walking distance: 50m

Operating Hours: 
Monday to Sunday – 10.00 am to 7.00 pm (last admission at 6.15 pm)
Friday – 10.00 am to 9.00 pm (complimentary entry on Friday from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm)
Recommended Duration: 1 hour


Fees: 
Adults - $10 
Students (with valid student pass) - $5 
Senior citizens (60 years and above with valid ID) - $5 
Children under six – Free entry
Singaporeans and permanent residents – Free entry 
Groups of 20 or more 20% off standard adult admission charges


* Free entry to SAM for all every Friday from 6.00pm – 9.00pm, and on SAM Open House days.  

Tel: +65 6589 9580
Email: enquiries@singaporeartmuseum.sg
Website: singaporeartmuseum

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