28 Apr '15, 8am

Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum opens to the public

SINGAPORE - The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, the Republic's only museum dedicated to showcasing Southeast Asian biodiversity, opened its doors to the public on Tuesday. Guests who had bought tickets to the 2.30pm slot were enthralled by the museum's three star dinosaurs - Prince, Apollonia and Twinky - and 2,000 other exhibits ranging from giant crabs to birds. The skeletons of a dugong, short-finned pilot whale, as well as side-by-side comparisons of an orang utan and human skeleton, also delighted the visitors. The museum is selling admission tickets in six one-and-a-half hour slots, with the earliest starting at 10am, and the last admission at 5.30pm. This is to help with crowd control. While admission is strictly tied to the time on the tickets, visitors will not be made to leave once the time runs out, stressed deputy museum head Rudolf Meier. Visitors such ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/more-singapore...

Tweets

Hunt for dino bones in museum with an app: April 28, 2015 5:41 AM THE lair of three rare dinosaurs opens to the…

Hunt for dino bones in museum with an app: Apri...

straitstimes.com 27 Apr '15, 9pm

THE lair of three rare dinosaurs opens to the public today, after more than five years in the making. Guests to the Lee Ko...

Dinosaurs rock: new natural history museum in S...

ttgasia.com 27 Apr '15, 4am

DINOSAURS are here to stay at the new Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, which will open its doors to the public from ...

A new French museum opens in Singapore. And, it...

sg.asia-city.com 29 Apr '15, 4am

Paris’ largest private art museum Pinacotheque de Paris will be opening its first outpost outside of Europe, in Singapore....

State flag draped over Mr Lee Kuan Yew's casket added to display at National Museum

State flag draped over Mr Lee Kuan Yew's casket...

straitstimes.com 28 Apr '15, 7am

SINGAPORE - The state flag placed over founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's casket is now on display at the National Mus...

1 1/2-hour tickets: Lee Kong Chian Natural Hist...

straitstimes.com 21 Apr '15, 4am

A walk through Singapore's first and only natural history museum is meant to be a serene experience, much like taking a wa...

In pictures: A peek into Lee Kong Chian Natural...

straitstimes.com 18 Apr '15, 12am

DINOSAURS are here to stay at the new 8,500 sq m, $46 million Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, which opens its doors...

1 1/2-hour tickets: Lee Kong Chian Natural Hist...

straitstimes.com 20 Apr '15, 10pm

A walk through Singapore's first and only natural history museum is meant to be a serene experience, much like taking a wa...

Stories behind Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum @lkcnhm

Stories behind Lee Kong Chian Natural History M...

straitstimes.com 17 Apr '15, 10pm

(From left) Guest of honour Tommy Koh, architect Mok Wei Wei, NUS president Tan Chorh Chuan, former Singapore president S ...

A peek behind the scenes at the new Lee Kong Ch...

straitstimes.com 17 Apr '15, 10pm

DINOSAURS are here to stay at the new 8,500 sq m, $46 million Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, which opens its doors...

[ST] Dinos, dodos and dragons at Singapore's on...

straitstimes.com 18 Apr '15, 4am

SINGAPORE - The elusive stars of Singapore's first and only natural history museum were finally unveiled on Saturday morni...

STAMP ON HISTORY: @singpost to mark opening of Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (@lkcnhm)

STAMP ON HISTORY: @singpost to mark opening of ...

channelnewsasia.com 17 Apr '15, 10am

SINGAPORE: To mark the opening of Singapore’s first natural history museum, a series of stamps featuring animal specimens ...

Top sale of the day goes to @sedo - pax(.)com s...

namebio.com 28 Apr '15, 12pm

Adwu.com - High value, rare, 4 letter .com domain for advertising niche for sale on Flippa. Bid Now » 13.pm - A short doma...

A night at the Lee Kong Chian National History ...

channelnewsasia.com 18 Apr '15, 4am

SINGAPORE: Natural history evokes wonder, and museums evoke curiosity and enchantment - put them together and you can open...