National Gallery Singapore – Opened in November 2015, it took the government 10 years and $374 million to build the new National Gallery Singapore.
Beautiful library – The former law library of the Supreme Court building has been restored to become a resource center for the public.
History restored – The restored National Gallery Singapore is converted from two historic buildings, the city-state's City Hall and Supreme Court. Original features include the flooring of the old Supreme Court foyer.
Landmark buildings – The neo-classical City Hall -- formerly known as Municipal Building -- was opened in 1929, and the Supreme Court (pictured) a decade after.
Hidden time capsule – A time capsule sits beneath the foundation stone, which was laid in 1937. The capsule contains newspapers and currency, and is scheduled for opening in 3000.
Vast art collection – The National Gallery is home to more than 8,000 modern Singaporean and Southeast Asian works from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Politicized art – "National Language Class" (Oil on Canvas, 1959) by Singapore's pioneer artist Chua Mia Tee was created to convey strong nationalist feelings after Singapore gained independence.
Dining outlets – For a taste of (very rich) local cuisine, there's National Kitchen by Violet Oon -- Singapore's culinary doyenne -- in the museum.
Rooftop bars with a view – Smoke & Mirrors and Aura (pictured) spill out onto a deck that overlooks the iconic Padang field -- Singapore's "Central Park" in the colonial days.
Children's Museum – A sizeable portion of the National Gallery Singapore is dedicated to arts education for young people including a children's museum (pictured).