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Tue 08 May 2007

International Museum Day 2007: Raffles Museum events

Category : museums

Raffles Museum events

I: MR Bus Tours: Wed 23 May 2007
University Jaunts (Four tours)

Route:

  • Jurong East MRT Station
  • Chinese Heritage Centre (NTU),
  • Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (NUS),
  • NUS Museums (NUS).

Registration
Meet at Jurong East MRT station. It is a first-come, first-served registration.
The limit is 40 participants only per bus maximum.

Start times

  • 9.30am,
  • 10.30am,
  • 12.30pm,
  • 1.30pm.

Bus Tour reaches Raffles Museum at:

  1. 11.00am
  2. 12.00pm
  3. 2.00pm
  4. 3.00pm

The Raffles Museum Public Gallery Volunteer Guides will be conducting free guided tours for participants.

II: The M. I. A. Tour, Sat 26 May 2007
Visit three galleries at night! (Two tours)

Route:

  1. Dover MRT (EW22) Station
  2. Raffles Museum Biodiversity Research
  3. Kent Ridge Park
  4. Reflections at Bukit Chandu
  5. Memories at Old Ford Factory
  6. City Hall MRT

Registration
Email eileen_ng@nhb.gov.sg with the following information:

  1. Name:
  2. Handphone No:
  3. Email:

Registered participants will meet their guides at the bus stop at Dover MRT (EW22) station, opposite the Singapore Poly (closer to the taxi stands) at the far margin of the bus stop.

Tour times

  • 5.30pm-12.30am,
  • 6.30pm-1.30am.

Do come prepared! You should bring:

  • Walking shoes or sandals - stilettos might get stuck in the boardwalk slats :-)
  • Water
  • Snack (its a long tour!)
  • Foldable umbrella.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Taxi fare (midnight surcharge!) to return home!

Participants will be guided by the Raffles Museum Pasir Panjang Volunteer Guides and guides from the National Archives!

Last year's reviews:

  • "M.I.A. Trail." Yesterday, 27 May 2006.
  • "The M. I. A. trail." Raffles Museum News, 29 May 2006.
  • "IMD Regional Bus Tours: Heartlanders reach the museum!" Raffles Museum News, 01 Jun 2007
  • "when ... a docent started speaking it cheered up considerably." Raffles Museum News, 20 Jul 2006.

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