Treasures of the World from The British Museum

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum

Uncover Treasures of the World from The British Museum at the National Museum of Singapore!

Showing some of the world’s finest treasures at the basement gallery of the National Museum of Singapore, Treasures of the World celebrates over two million years of culture and history.

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Stone Handaxe from Africa

The exhibition begins with the Stone Handaxe, the oldest artefact on display. Its age is close to a million years.

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / World Corridor

The Treasures of the World are presented non-chronologically for most part. Since it’s about artefacts from different parts of the world, the central foyer connects to smaller regional collections.

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Artifacts from Africa

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Artifacts from Africa 2

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Artifacts from Africa 3

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Europe 2

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Europe 3

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Ancient Greece

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Ancient Greece 3

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Middle East 1

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Middle East 2

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Middle East 3

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Asia 1

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Asia 2

The Asia section includes pieces from the personal collection of Sir Stamford Raffles, such as a kris.

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Asia 4

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Asia 8

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Asia 9

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Asia 10

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Oceania 1

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Oceania 2

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / The Modern World 1

One last world – The Modern World – has a small collection of contemporary pieces. Don’t miss Iskandar Jalil’s exceptional pottery pieces.

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / The Modern World 2

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / The Modern World 3

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / The Modern World 4

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / The Modern World 5

Treasures of the World - From the British Museum / Foyer overview


Treasures of the World from The British Museum

Basement, National Museum of Singapore
05 Dec 2015 – 29 May 2016
Opens daily from 10am to 7pm
Free admission for Local Students, Teachers, Seniors and Full-time National Serviceman.

Local Resident (Adult) – $14

Foreign Visitor (Adult) – S$20.00
Foreign Visitor (Students & Seniors aged 60 years and above with valid ID) – S$16.00

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