Firstly, it’s not easy getting there (even though I am a Singaporean and supposed to know the way around my little island). Secondly, the display is a bit morbid (preserved animal specimens no less). Thirdly, it’s one of a kind in
Here’s what I extracted out from a ChannelNews Asia article in July 2010 about this museum:
“The museum is the custodian of one of the earliest natural history collections in
The 160-year-old collection was inherited from the then Raffles Museum and Library at Stamford Road in the 1970s, after the museum was renamed the National Museum and refocused its attention on the arts and history.
Over the past 40 years, the collection has grown to more than 566,000 specimens.
Today, NUS said the museum is the leading biodiversity research centre in
My 2 photos:
Until my next foray to places I have never been in