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The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum

Museums Jurong East
Turtle Museum

Nestled in the Chinese Garden is The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum – that’s right, live. It’s a sanctuary for more than 200 turtles and tortoises of over 60 species, including a host of rare reptiles. Be wowed by the weird and wondrous mata-mata, fearsome alligator snapping turtles, and one 60-year-old Asian pond turtle. There’s even a double-headed, six-legged amphibian that the museum owners claimed to have found in their courtyard and nursed back to health. 

Kids can head to the petting corner, where they’ll get up-close and personal with some of the gentler critters. Look out for the tiny terrapins and soft shell tortoises roaming freely through the park – you can give them a pat on the shell or feed them. 


Venue name: The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum
Address: 1 Chinese Garden Rd
Opening hours: Daily 9am-6pm
Price: $3-$5
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