Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Local nameLee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
LocationSingapore, Singapore

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum is a museum of natural history at the Kent Ridge Campus of the National University of Singapore. Officially opened on 18 April 2015, it houses the Raffles Natural History Collection.

The idea for a natural history collection was first mooted by Sir Stamford Raffles, and the collection of Southeast Asian biodiversity was begun in 1849 at the Raffles Museum. In 1972, the Government of Singapore removed the natural history collections from the National Museum and gave them to the Zoology Department of what was then the University of Singapore. They were housed in various temporary premises, including the Nanyang Technological University for seven years.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 10 am - 7 pm

Admission

Adults: 21 SGD
Students, seniors, children (under 12): 13 SGD
Children under 3: free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Kong_Chian_Natural_History_Museum

Official Website https://lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg/nus/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lkcnhm/

Phone +65 6601 3333

Address Conservatory Drive 2, 117377 Singapore

Coordinates 1°18'5.147" N 103°46'25.046" E

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