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Singapore Philatelic Museum
Orange Room

The Singapore Philatelic Museum building was originally commissioned in 1906 as part of the Anglo-Chinese School.

Click thumbnails to view other parts of the Singapore Philatelic Museum

In the 1970s, the building became the Methodist Book Room until 19th August 1995, when the Telecommunication Authority of Singapore converted it into the present day museum. On the 1st April 2000, the museum was transferred to the National Heritage Board as a fully-owned subsidiary.

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Permanent Exhibitions
  • Orange Room - Discover why Stamps are Windows to the World and why the hobby has remained popular for 160 years.
  • Purple Room - Learn the secret language behind specially folded letters, find out why stamp designers are passionate about their craft and the allure of correspondence and network art.
  • Green Room - Find the answers to the 'how-to' of stamp collecting and the 'who's who' of the local philatelic community.
  • Room of Rarities - Get an up-close-and-personal view of philatelic rarities from our 18th century collection and trace the growth of Singapore through philately and postal artifacts.
  • Heritage Room - Gain an insight into the lifestyles of Singapore in the past!

Theme / Temporary Exhibitions

Singapore Philatelic Museum
23 B Coleman Street
Singapore 179807
Republic of Singapore
Tel: (65) 6337 3888
Fax: (65) 6337 8958

Contact Information

Tel: (65) 6337 3888
Fax: (65) 6337 8958

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