Asian Civilizations Museum

exterior of the Asian Civilization Museum in Singapore

The Asian Civilizations Museum in Singapore is packed with great artworks. See a few photos in this post.

photo of Illustration of Rustam defeating Afrasiyab, 1560, Iran

Illustration of Rustam defeating Afrasiyab, 1560, Iran

This museum is definitely worth a visit for those who enjoy museums. The Asian Civilisations Museum’s flagship at Empress Place opened in 2003. Occupying over 14,000 square metres at the newly-restored Empress Place Building, it houses 11 galleries which showcase over 1300 artefacts from the Museum’s growing collections on the civilisations of China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia/ Islamic. These collections include recent acquisitions as well as artefacts inherited from the historic Southeast Asian ethnographic collection of the former Raffles Museum.


photo of Uma Parameshwari, bronze statue (India)

Uma Parameshwari, bronze statue (India)

photo of a statue of Phra Sangkachi (Thai)

statue of Phra Sangkachi (from Thailand)

3 small buddha statues, including one in crystal at the Asian Civilization Museum in Singapore

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