The Singapore Philatelic Museum is a museum about the postal history of Singapore and its stamps; it offers windows into Singapore and the world through stamps. The museum, located at 23-B Coleman Street in Singapore, was formerly part of the Anglo-Chinese School, completed in 1906 .Arguably one of the most important inventions of the 19th century, stamps as pre-postage payment provided a cheap means of sending letters and paved the way for 'mass communication
Singapore Philatelic Museum opened on 19 August 1995 to promote interest in and the appreciation of Singapore's history and heritage in philately. Besides the theme galleries and the permanent galleries offer a host of changing exhibitions throughout the year.
These include displays from the private collections of renowned philatelists, travelling exhibitions from overseas and themed exhibitions to commemorate new stamp issues. The museum has a stamp collector, stamp shop which is very popular.