IRAS Gallery - The Singapore Tax Story

Singapore has one of the most efficient tax systems in the world. Do you know who was the first person to introduce taxes in Singapore?

The IRAS Gallery takes you back to the modern Singapore in 1819 where you can trace its profound transformation from a basic system of revenue collections in the late century into a leading tax administration today.

Begin your journey simply by choosing a question and following the trail to discover the answers.
Come today and explore the fun sides of taxes through interactive displays, computer games and interesting artefacts.


IRAS Gallery                                                                    
Revenue House
55 Newton Road, Level 1
Singapore 307987
Tel: 63512076

IRAS Gallery

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday:

8.00am – 5.00pm


8.00am – 1.00pm

Admission Charges


Getting There

MRT: Alight at Novena MRT

(NS20) along the North-South line

Bus: 5, 21, 54, 56, 86, 131, 143,
162, 166, 167, 851, 852, 855, 980