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The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum

#301 of 809 things to do in Singapore Features Animals
1 Chinese Garden Road Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
+65 6268 5363
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That's no way to keep turtles

Please don't go and support this animal torture. Many are in small tanks with NOTHING else in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zurich, Switzerland
via mobile
Friendly & Generous Staff who shared info on turtle & protected turtle

It was my first visit to this hidden gem in the Chinese Garden. Very informative signs to learn... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lydia W
Singapore, Singapore
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1 Chinese Garden Road Chinese Garden, Singapore 619795, Singapore
Jurong East
+65 6268 5363
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please don't go and support this animal torture. Many are in small tanks with NOTHING else in there to play with. Empty glass boxes. Really sad how they keep the animals there. Probably just so they can claim to have the biggest collection in the...More

1  Thank TheSputnik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first visit to this hidden gem in the Chinese Garden. Very informative signs to learn about these majestic big creatures. Visit was made even more pleasant by friendly staff who protected the heavy turtle being dropped by a visitor (carrying the turtle...More

Thank Lydia W
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

No way for animals to be kept. It really is a museum where the turtles are kept in small glass cases with nothing in them... or in tiny concrete enclosures with nothing in them. Don't pay for this and support this horrible way of keeping...More

2  Thank Infinitiv8
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Small place and kind of run down, but so many turtles. You can feed them too and they move fast once they see food! Our son loved it!

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting the Chinese gardens we came upon this live museum. For a small entry fee we could see all sorts of turtles and tortoises both free ranging in the park and ponds, as well some in aquariums. We fed a big turtle with lettuce that...More

1  Thank coralhill
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Ok so it was cute to go and see and the gardens etc are cute and some adorable statues in there. Some of the tortoises were roaming around (scared me half to death as I didn't see it for a minute!) anyway yeah the reviews...More

Thank Francesca E
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I loved the place! Theres so many different species of turtles and tortoises. Take the food for feeding the turtles at the entrance.

Thank Dnyan_D
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I cannot believe in this day & age that such a place is allowed to operate! The poor creatures here are in either small fish tanks with no means of getting out of the water, or horrendous concrete pens devoid of anything. No vegetation, water...More

1  Thank Wattington
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

It is not a real museum, or close to a zoo or anything like this. It's a disgusting small place ran by an old lady and her son, with old dirty tanks and a small pond. She is just trying to make some cash. There...More

2  Thank E_C_S_B_ZH
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Really sad experience here, the tortoises and turtles were kept in tiny tanks with no stimulation and often no water. The 'free' roaming ones appeared to be very hungry. An animal welfare nightmare. We left feeling really sad. Please please do something to improve the...More

1  Thank kates12345
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