Singapore Philatelic Museum
23-B Coleman Street
Singapore 179807
  Mon: 1.00pm - 7.00pm
Tue - Sun: 9.30am - 7.00pm
(last admission 6.30pm)
  Foreign Visitors: Adult $6, Child from $4

Singapore Philatelic Museum is the custodian and curator of Singapore's treasure of philatelic materials. The museum collections range from stamps and archival philatelic material of Singapore from the 1830s to present day, and stamps from member countries of the Universal Postal Union. Step inside their friendly galleries and discover Singapore and other topics through colourful and interactive exhibitions.

The permanent galleries introduce the world of philately, the world's first stamp, and how stamps are a window to the world - to explore different topics such as science, technology, history and culture. Throughout the year, the museum holds special exhibitions on current topics.

Tours: Group tour is available at the Singapore Philatelic Museum. For more information visit their website or give them a call. Check out their School Programmes and Public Programmes.

History: Singapore Philatelic Museum building was commissioned by the Trustees of the Anglo Chinese School in 1906 as an additional school building to Oldham Hall built in 1897. Designed by Tomlinson and Lermit Architects, the original plans of this building was approved on 22 June 1906.

The building was used as a Methodist Book Room from the 1970s onwards until the Singapore Philatelic Museum restored it to its original glory in 1995. Singapore Philatelic Museum was officially opened on 19 August 1995 as a project of the Telecommunication Authority of Singapore. On 1 April 2000, the museum was transferred to the National Heritage Board as a fully-owned subsidiary.

Address: 23-B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807.

Bus Stop Number 04142: Services 2, 12, 32, 33, 51, 61, 63, 80 & 197.

Bus Stop Number 04149: Services 2, 12, 33, 147 & 190.

MRT Station: City Hall (EW13/NS25).

Information is correct as at 19 October 2014. Please visit the destination website for latest updates.