The opening of the revamped permanent galleries at the National Museum
The official opening of the revamped permanent galleries of the National Museum of Singapore (see a previous post: The new permanent: a sneak peek at the museum’s revamped galleries) by Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong on Saturday 19 September 2015 in photographs:
Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong revisits the plaque he unveiled a quarter of a century ago to commemorate the reopening of the restored National Museum building during independent Singapore’s Silver Jubilee as the First Deputy Prime Minister.
Doing the honours 25 years later to opened the revamped Permanent Galleries in independent Singapore’s Golden Jubilee year.
ESM Goh and Minister Lawrence Wong coming face to face with a replica of a Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go light tank in the revamped Singapore History Gallery.
At the Surrender Table, on loan from the Australian War Memorial.
Mr Low Kam Hoong with the ministers. Mr Low donated a flexidisc with a recording of the original version of the Majulah Singapura.
Coming face to face with Mr David Marshall, Singapore’s first Chief Minister.
Visiting a HDB flat even after the GE (a display at the Singapore History Gallery).
Prof. Tommy Koh showing his Chapteh skills at the Opening Weekend Carnival.
At the opening.
Opening the revamped permanent galleries.