Singapore Philatelic Museum


The Singapore Philatelic Museum is a museum about the postal history of Singapore and its stamps.

The Museum opened in 1995 to promote interest in and the appreciation of Singapore's history and heritage in philately.

Galleries of Singapore Philatelic Museum

Orange Room - Introduce how stamps are a window to the world

Purple Room - Learn the secret language behind specially folded letters

Green Room - Find the answers to the 'how-to' of stamp collecting and the 'who's who' of the local philatelic community

Room of Rarities - Be captivated by the history, the culture, rare philatelic gems and postal objects or simply the beauty of stamps

Heritage Room - Gain an insight into the lifestyles of Singapore in the past

Besides the permanent galleries, the theme galleries offer a host of changing exhibitions throughout the year. These include displays from the private collections of renowned philatelists, travelling exhibitions from overseas and themed exhibitions to commemorate new stamp issues.

How to get there

Take the MRT to City Hall or Clarke Quay stations and take a 10 minute walk to Coleman Street

Take Public Bus 2, 12, 32, 33, 51, 62, 63, 80, 197 and 61
Bus stop outside the Armenian Church at Hill Street

Opening Hours

Monday : 1 pm - 7 pm
Tuesday to Sunday : 9 am - 7 pm


$5.00 for Adult
$4.00 for Child (3-12 years)

Admission is free for Friends of Stamps members. Members must show their membership card. Admission is free on the following days

  • New Year's Day
  • 2nd day of Chinese New Year
  • Hari Raya Puasa
  • Deepavali
  • Christmas Day
  • National Day
  • International Museum Day

More information

23 B Coleman Street Singapore 179807

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