Singapore's first community museum celebrates its first anniversary
Published on Jan 12, 2014 8:47 PM
Our Museum @ Taman Jurong celebrated its first anniversary on Sunday with an open house for hundreds of residents.
The community museum, which is housed in containers and located in Yung Sheng Road, showcases national artworks and the history of the area.
It is managed by the National Heritage Board and community partners like the People's Association, and includes photography exhibitions and multimedia installations. Over 24,000 people have visited in the past year.
Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, advisor to Taman Jurong Grassroots Organisations, was the guest of honour at the event on Sunday evening. He said in his opening address that the museum is "a very small place but a very special place for us".
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