Ranked 192 among Places to Visit in Singapore
Singapore Philatelic Museum portrays the history of Singapore's postals and stamps. Stamps are widely known as 'a window to the world'. The museum showcases an assortment of stamps as well as the heritage and history of various philatelic items. It has many galleries with many exhibitions of which some are permanent and some keep changing every year. Most of the exhibitions are interactive. The Philatelic Museum also has a shop where visitors can purchase stamps of different styles and different times. The shop is definitely a haven for stamp collectors.
The Singapore Philatelic Museum features the philately of Singapore through various time periods. Singapore was ruled by the British and many people have migrated to Singapore ever since. This is reflected in the collection of stamps, the manner of writings, and the technology used at that time. Singapore Philatelic Museum has three permanent exhibitions while the rest keep on changing. In the past they've had a Harry Potter, Star Wars and Shakespeare themed exhibitions, and every year sees such great and unique themes. The Museum also has educational and interactive programmes for schoolers in which they learn about the stamps through games and other activities.
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