New exhibition in Singapore will feature archaeology

A new exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore highlights 700 years of Singapore history, including displays on Singapore archaeology and pre-colonial Singapore.

New exhibition to explore 700 years of Singapore’s history
Channel NewsAsia, 27 October 2014

The National Museum of Singapore is launching SINGAPURA: 700 Years, an interactive exhibition that explores seven centuries of the Republic’s history, on Tuesday (Oct 28), it announced in a press release on Monday (Oct 27).

With the closure of the Singapore History Gallery on Nov 3, SINGAPORE: 700 Years will be one of the exhibitions that will be open to the public during the Museum’s revamp, the release stated.

The exhibition will present seven centuries of Singapore’s defining moments through six sections, namely Archaeology in Singapore, Ancient Singapore (1300 to 1818), Colonial Singapore (1819 to 1942), Syonan-To (1942 to 1945), Road to Merdeka (1946 to 1965), and Independent Singapore (1965 to 1975).

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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