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Asian Civilisations Museum

Lion City embraces local heritage as an important part of life

Museum officials are ensuring that facilities in Singapore become stylish cultural lifestyle destinations focused on sharing the country's unique art, heritage and culture with citizens and visitors of all ages.

Saturday, 9 August, 2008, 12:00am

The colour of money

CHINESE MIGRANTS have left their cultural imprint throughout the world over the centuries, spreading not only their religious practices and culinary skills but also their artistic tastes.

11 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Future of the past

AFTER FIVE YEARS of extensive renovation costing S$83 million (HK$365.2 million), the colonial Empress Place Building in Singapore begins its new life as the Asian Civilisations Museum - a showcase of the diverse cultures that shaped the multi-racial city state.

6 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Lion City plays host to Chinese dynasties

ANCIENT Chinese dynasties have made a come-back in modern Singapore.

Since 1989, Empress Place Museum, housed in a grand Victorian building on the banks of the Singapore river, has played host to rare cultural and historical exhibits from ancient Chinese empires - the Qing, Han and Tang - attracting thousands of visitors.

10 Jan 1993 - 12:00am