The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Museum was incepted in 1988 and was originally located at Changi Air Base. The compound we visited is the museum’s 2nd home, located at Paya Lebar Air Base. The museum resides on 10,600 sqm land, with a total built-up area of 4,600 sqm. The exhibition area spans two levels and includes indoor and outdoor exhibits.
Entrance is free! We started off with a short video on RSAF history before venturing off to explore the Outdoor Gallery.
There are several fighter jets, missiles, and anti-aircraft systems on display. These are decommissioned planes and equipment which have contributed to the RSAF’s growth over the years.
There were so many displays. I took just a couple of photos to post here. The museum has taken great pains to provide history and specifications for each exhibit.
Detailed exposition on RSAF history and jets provided in the Indoor Gallery is definitely meant for the aircraft enthusiastic. Nonetheless, we still have fun with some of the interactive games and lots of photo-taking opportunities.
Basic Flight Simulator
The simulator allows visitors to experience the challenges and heights of piloting an advanced fighter jet. Unfortunately, it was not unavailable for us to try out when we were there.
Museum address: 400 Airport Road, Singapore 534234.
The museum is located in a ‘ulu pandan place’, meaning somewhere off the beaten track. But going to the museum is not that difficult. If you are going there by public transport, take an MRT ride to Eunos MRT Station and transfer to bus number 94 from the bus interchange. The bus will take you right to the museum’s doorstep after a 20-minute ride. Please note bus 94 does not operate on Sunday, and the museum is closed on Monday and public holidays.
As there is only a vending machine there and it is not well-stocked up. you may wish to bring your snacks and drinks.
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