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Singapore

Opened on August 19, 1995, the Singapore Philatelic Museum is the custodian and curator of Singapore’s philatelic materials – in other words, the country’s stamp collection.

Michael Allen

1 Singapore Philatelic Museum

The museum’s collections range from stamps and archival philatelic material of Singapore from the 1830s to 2019, and stamps from member countries of the Universal Postal Union. The museum is housed in a century-old, double-storey colonial building that was designed by Tomlinson and Lermit Architects. Don’t miss the Straits Settlement Collection, which documents Singapore’s early philatelic history and heritage. spm.org.sg

2 MINT Museum of Toys

Located within walking distance of the JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach and established in 2007 by avid toy collector Chang Yang Fa, the MINT Museum of Toys houses a world-class collection of vintage toys and collectable items. The museum has amassed more than 50,000 items, 8,000 of which are on display. MINT actually stands for Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys. The collection ranges from Batman and Dan Dare, all the way to Japanese characters and space-related toys and collectables. In addition to toys, the museum houses a collection of vintage confectionery tin boxes, Mobo horses and pedal cars, as well as original enamel advertising signs. emint.com

3 The Clifford Pier

Stop by this all-day dining restaurant at The Fullerton Bay Hotel for a spot of afternoon tea. The restaurant offers novel teatime treats that are spun off from familiar Singapore dishes with distinctively local flavour


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