NUS Museum interior.

NUS Museum

West & Southwest Singapore

Located on the verdant campus of the National University of Singapore (NUS), this museum is one of the city's lesser-known cultural delights. Ancient Chinese ceramics and bronzes, as well as archaeological fragments found in Singapore, dominate the ground-floor Lee Kong Chian Collection; one floor up, the South and Southeast Asian Gallery showcases paintings, sculpture and textiles from the region. The Ng Eng Teng Collection is dedicated to Ng Eng Teng (1934–2001), Singapore's foremost modern artist, best known for his figurative sculptures.

Next door you'll find Singapore's hi-tech Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, which is well worth a wander. To get here catch the 96 bus from Clementi MRT station.

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