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Secrets Of Singapore: National Museum


Written by Lesley-Anne and Monica Lim  |  Illustrated by Elvin Ching

In Secrets of Singapore (National Museum edition), Danger Dan and Gadget Girl take a peek behind the pillars of the National Museum of Singapore to see what secrets they guard. 

And what a treasure trove! From way back to the time of Sang Nila Utama right up to modern day Singapore, the superhero duo unearth curious artefacts, such as a headless horseman figurine dug up in the 1300s, and banana money (not made from actual bananas) from the Japanese Occupation. 

Did you know too that the National Museum was once located in a school (Raffles Institution, no less!), and some of the more unusual gifts it received included an elephant and a tiger? Luckily, they were dead. Otherwise, there would have been chaos at the museum.