The Asian Civilisations Museum is the very first museum within the region to represent a broad, integrated outlook of pan-Asian civilizations and cultures.
The National Heritage Board oversees this museum with the aim of promoting better appreciation of the Nation’s rich multi-ethnic cultures.
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Permanent exhibits feature dedicated sections portraying the main religions practiced in Asia, including Buddhism, Islam and Daoism. Visitors will also see a special set of exhibits which centres on material cultures of distinct ethnic groups originating from Southeast Asia, West Asia and China.
A museum shop, restaurant, café, fully-furnished auditorium and function room are all housed within the one location. The Asian Civilisations Museum also has a permanent exhibition that is inspired by its prime location along the Singapore River that focuses on the river’s role all through Singapore’s history as a conduit for trade and communication.