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National Library of Singapore

100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Membership is highly recommended

If you are s book worm or slightly interested in books this is a must visit especially is you are a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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A Shining Beacon For Nerds

Singapore has a very extensive and top-quality library system for a small nation of only a few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are s book worm or slightly interested in books this is a must visit especially is you are a resident of SG. I highly recommend becoming a member as they have a wide selection of books for all ages. They also offer various...More

Thank Nthenyalee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Singapore has a very extensive and top-quality library system for a small nation of only a few million people, and the National Library near Bugis is the crown jewel. The actual branch component of the library, secreted away in the basement, is nothing special but...More

Thank JamesGuild
Reviewed 1 week ago

The library is very big and occupies a few floors in the building. However I did find the staff very helpful in trying to find information on family tree matters. As yet, Singapore does not have much regarding family tree; it is a topic not...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 1 week ago

1.Lots of books for all the subjects. 2. Their KID section is specially very good. 3. Study books for different classes are also available.

Thank 256arijitb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love (partial) views of the city from the top, the National Library has plenty of it. And it is free of charge and air conditioned. Take the lift to the 11th floor and walk into the reference area. The anal part of the...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here by accident. I was kinda lost at that time while trying to get back to my hotel. When I got in, I was surprised with the beautiful architecture! I guess this place is perfect for family and suitable for kids but the...More

Thank db9x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The biggest and tallest library in Singapore that is accessable to the general public. It has almost every book you can imagine and resources to look through, a great place to read and chill or do some research and fact finding.

Thank Kenny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a book haven for readers. I could spend hours here and the setting was spacious and comfortable. The staff were extremely helpful too.

Thank macaiwar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The library is huge with a large selections of books. From time to time you have events such as exhibitionist and play. Not a must do for tourist unless you have too much ch time to kill.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though it only has one floor of public library in the basement, it has compromised of all what you need, including comics, tools, music, language, etc. This public library part is welcoming people to have a good stay. It is so good to discover their...More

Thank 565ethels
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Hello, This is Mrittika from India. Am visiting Singapore from 23-Feb'15 till 1-Mar'15 for vacation along with my parents. Would like to know about the entry fee per adult for this destination. Also, how do I get there using public transportation from Hotel Park Sovereign-Albert? Thanks.
14 January 2015|
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Response from Laird Philip K | Reviewed this property |
Good afternoon from London. There is no entry fee as this is a Public Library. I should walk there as you can take in all the sights and sounds of Singapore on the way. I stay at the Intercontinental Hotel just by the... More