What are the opening hours of the Archives Reading Room at the National Archives of Singapore ?
The operating hours of the relocated ARR will be the same
as that of the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library:
- 10am to 9pm daily, including Sundays and substituted
public holidays (i.e. the Monday following a public holiday that falls on a
- Closed on public holidays (except substituted public
However, full services will only be available during
- 10am to 6.30pm on weekdays
- 10am to 1pm on Saturdays
(not including public holidays and substituted public
Please visit www.nas.gov.sg/Archives-Reading-Room
for more information.
The ARR is open to the public free-of-charge for research
First time users have to register at the ARR counter upon
arrival. Please bring your NRIC or passport for registration.
How do I get to
the relocated Archives Reading Room (ARR)?
From 9 October, the ARR will open at its temporary
premises in Level 11 of the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library in the National
Library Building. The ARR will move back to the National Archives of Singapore
in late 2018. The address of the relocated ARR is:
Lee Kong Chian Reference Library
National Library Building
100 Victoria Street
Directions to the National Library building can be found here.
Is there facilitated access for the disabled
at the relocated Archives Reading Room (ARR)?
Wheelchair access is available to the Lee Kong Chian
Reference Library and the relocated ARR. A washroom for wheelchair users is
and video recording allowed at the relocated Archives Reading Room (ARR)?
Photography and videography are only allowed with express
permission. Please seek assistance at the ARR counter.
No food or drinks, including water bottles, are allowed
to be brought into the ARR. Only pencils, paper and laptops can be brought into
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with your enquiry.
Can I use my
mobile phone at the relocated Archives Reading Room (ARR)?
Mobile phones must be switched to the silent mode in the
Please be considerate when using a mobile phone and step
out of the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library when making or answering a call.