Singapore Philatelic Museum showcases one of the most wide-ranging collections of Singapore stamps and philatelic items.
Housed in a 19th century building that was formerly part of the Anglo-Chinese School, the Singapore Philatelic Museum is the custodian and curator of Singapore’s philatelic history.
Note: SPM will be closed to the public from 18 March 2019, and is expected to re-open to the public in 2022. For more information, visit Closure of Singapore Philatelic Museum and Peranakan Museum for Redevelopment.
Note: Singapore Philatelic Museum will reopen as Children’s Museum Singapore in December 2022.
The museum is the first of its kind in the region and showcases the country’s philatelic heritage through the display of some of the finest and most comprehensive collections of stamps from the 1830s to post-independence. The museum’s family-friendly galleries offer visitors an appreciation of stamps as windows to the significant events, history, heritage and cultures of a country.
Stamps are miniature pieces of art featuring significant events, history, and heritage of Singapore. Step inside the galleries and discover Singapore and other topics through colourful and interactive exhibitions.
How to Get to Philatelic Museum Singapore
Address: 23-B Coleman Street Singapore 179807
Bus: 7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 131, 145, 147, 166, 174, 174e, 190 and 851
Nearest MRT: City Hall MRT
Admission: FREE admission for Singapore Citizens and PRs
Singapore Philatelic Museum Singapore Opening Hours
Monday – Sunday, 10am – 7pm (last admission 6:30pm)
Nearby places to check out:
- Lim Bo Seng War Memorial
- National Museum of Singapore
- The BattleBox
- Fort Canning Park
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