Appreciate Asian History and Culture in These Museums with Free Admission

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via Singapore Maritime Gallery

via Singapore Maritime Gallery

Singapore began as a maritime trading center, and they’re honoring the centuries-long maritime history through the Singapore Maritime Gallery. There, you can begin tracing the country’s maritime roots in the thirteenth century, then discover how Singapore evolved from a trading post to a Global Hub Port. Check out the display of a twenty-foot container, which are used to move around various types of goods and are frequently seen on Singapore’s ports. Get hands-on with the Ship Bridge Simulator and the Explorer’s Corner

Where: 31 Marina Coastal Drive, Marina South Pier, Level 2, Singapore 018988

When: Open daily except Mondays and open on public holidays; 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Read more: City Guide: Singapore for the Budget Explorer


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Meryl Medel

While the written word would always be her first love, Meryl also finds joy in movies, museums, music, and making her way around the world. When she's not writing or daydreaming about the sea, you can find her either sleeping all day or not at all.