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ACM: Remembering Hawker Culture Along the River

by Asian Civilisations Museum

Discover hawker culture of old along the Singapore River through the stories and memories of David Lim

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Discover hawker culture of old along the Singapore River through the stories and memories of David Lim, a former hawker based at the Empress Place Food Centre, once located along the river beside the ACM building. Read the stories here

Asian Civilisations Museum

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is Singapore’s national museum of Asian antiquities and decorative art. As the only museum in Asia with a pan-Asian scope, ACM is devoted to exploring the rich artistic heritage of Asia through our outstanding collection of masterpieces, and through ground-breaking special exhibitions. Opened in 1997 and in its present building by the Singapore River since 2003, the museum traces its roots to the Raffles Museum, founded in the middle of the 19th century. ACM focuses on the many historical connections between cultures and civilisations in Asia, and between Asia and the world. For more information, follow the museum on Facebook (@asiancivilisationsmuseum) and Instagram (@ACM_SG), or check out the ACM website (www.nhb.gov.sg/acm).

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