One of Singapore's largest and most impressive museums, the Asian Civilisations Museum has seven galleries showcasing more than 2, artefacts from the civilisations of China, South-East Asia, South Asia and West Asia. The first floor of galleries charts the story of trade across the region, while the second floor presents systems of faith and belief and the third features materials and design used in Chinese ceramics from the Han to the Qing dynasty. The first date can't be after the second date.
Housed in a historical building by the Singapore River, this museum tells the stories of Asian civilisations through its permanent collections. With its mix of races and cultures, Singapore has rightfully earned a reputation for being the cultural melting pot of Asia. To showcase this diverse heritage, the Asian Civilisations Museum ACM takes you on a grand exploration of the people from around the region that have settled on our shores over the past two centuries.
This atrium will continue up, filling the interstitial spaces between the old and new structure, while connecting the galleries on all three levels and revealing parts of the interior gallery to street-level pedestrians. The new galleries will take advantage of natural light and provide a different experience for the visitor. The generosity of the Hong Leong Foundation is a true model of philanthropy.
That adage to not miss the forest for the trees hit home as visitors to the Asian Civilisations Museum busied themselves with photographs of the museum's collection. While they were distracted by the artefacts that trace Asia's history, Ms Rejane Schultz pointed out that they had all missed one artefact that dated back to Ms Schultz, an architect by profession and a volunteer museum guide sincesaid: "The biggest artefact in the museum is the building itself.
Access to the museum may be affected by road closures for NDP Nearly years ago, an Arab ship bearing a precious cargo of ceramics, gold, silver set sail from the port of Canton. Just off the shores of Sumatra, near the island of Belitung, the ship sank, and remained untouched until discovered by chance in
Beautiful museum. So much to see in each section. Learning about all the different religious arts. The Asian fashion was jaw dropping.
A visit to the museum is a great way to take a journey through the interesting pan-Asian arts and culture scene. The museum later widened its collection with the opening of its flagship museum in in the restored Empress Place Building, which is a fine example of neo-Palladian architecture. Asian Civilizations Museum has over a thousand artifacts spread throughout its 11 galleries on 3 levels.