The Peranakan Gallery At Claymore Connect

The Peranakan Gallery At Claymore Connect: Heritage Trove

“Peranakans love their ‘bling’,” explained Gwen Khoo, our guide at The Peranakan Gallery at Claymore Connect, as she showed us the ornate kerosang brooches...
7 Of The Best Free Museums To Learn About Singapore’s History And Heritage

7 Of The Best Museums To Learn About Singapore’s History And Heritage

2019 marks the 200th year since the arrival of the British in Singapore but Singapore’s history stretches back much further than 1819. In fact,...
Tangs Holdings Collection, Including Raffles' Letters And Other Artefacts, Donated To National Museum Of Singapore

Tangs Holdings Collection, Including Raffles’ Letters And Other Artefacts, Donated To National Museum Of...

Handwritten letters by Sir Stamford Raffles, his personal copy of The History of Java and even a lock of his hair, all part of...
Fort Canning Centre - Tickets For The Bicentennial Experience Available for Booking From 17 April 2019

Tickets For The Bicentennial Experience Available for Booking From 17 April 2019

From Singapore to Singaporean: The Bicentennial Experience is the centrepiece of this year’s Singapore Bicentennial events. Consisting of two showcases, Time Traveller and Pathfinder, The...
From Singapore To Singapore: The Bicentennial Experience – Go On A 700-Year Journey Through Time At Fort Canning Park

From Singapore To Singaporean: The Bicentennial Experience – Go On A 700-Year Journey Through...

Go on a cinematic journey through 700 years of history and explore interactive installations at From Singapore To Singaporean: The Bicentennial Experience, the centrepiece...
The Peranakan Museum’s Special Exhibition Extended Till 24 March 2019 With Free Admission On Straits Family Sunday, 3 March

Peranakan Museum’s Special Exhibition Extended Till 24 March 2019 With Free Admission On Straits...

The Peranakan Museum’s special exhibition Amek Gambar: Peranakans and Photography, its last before it closes on1 April 2019 for two years of redevelopment works, has...
Labrador Battery: A Walk Where Guns Once Fired

Labrador Battery: A Walk Where Guns Were Once Fired In Anger

On 13 February 1942, the 6-inch guns from the Labrador Battery saw action as they turned inland and fired on advancing enemy soldiers during...
Experience Singapore's History Through The BalikSG Augmented Reality App

Experience Singapore’s History Through The BalikSG Augmented Reality App

Launched in conjunction with Singapore Bicentennial, the BalikSG Augmented Reality (AR) app brings history to life along the Singapore River. The app is large and...
Raffles In Southeast Asia: More To The Man Than Just Being The “Founder Of Modern Singapore"

Raffles In Southeast Asia: More To The Man Than Just “Founder Of Modern Singapore”

Who was Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles? To some, he was the founder of “Modern Singapore” while others think of him as a natural scientist, a powerful...
Singapore Philatelic Museum and The Peranakan Museum To Close For Redevelopment

Singapore Philatelic Museum and The Peranakan Museum To Close For Redevelopment

The Singapore Philatelic Museum and The Peranakan Museum will be closed to the public for redevelopment work and a refresh of the two institutions’...
Singapore Bicentennial: Events And Highlights In 2019

Singapore Bicentennial: Events And Highlights In 2019

The Singapore Bicentennial in 2019 marks the 200th anniversary of Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival in Singapore – an important time in the Lion City’s...
The Arrivals - New Statues Unveiled Next To Raffles Along The Singapore River

The Arrivals – New Statues Unveiled Next To Raffles Along The Singapore River

A couple of days ago, we reported on the "disappearing" Sir Stamford Thomas Raffles statue along the Singapore River. Now, there is a new development...
Painted Raffles Statue, Singapore River - Singapore Bicentennial

The Disappearing Raffles Statue: Painted Into The Background

Something has happened to the iconic Stamford Raffles statue located by on the Northern bank of the Singapore River. Standing where Raffles is said to have...
National Museum Of Singapore: From Days Of Temasek To The Present Day

Raffles In Southeast Asia: Revisiting The Scholar And Statesman Exhibition At ACM Opens 1...

A new exhibition, Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman, will open at the Asian Civilisations Museum on 1 February 2019. Co-curated...
Kampong Glam Day Out: Perfume-Making Workshops, Vintage Cars And A Street Carnival

Kampong Glam Day Out: Perfume-Making Workshops, Vintage Cars And A Street Carnival

Discover one of Singapore’s most historic districts with fresh eyes at the Kampong Glam Day Out on Saturday, 24 November 2018. Organised by the...
Chetti Melaka Of The Straits: Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities At Indian Heritage Centre

Chetti Melaka Of The Straits: Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities At Indian Heritage Centre

Uncover the culture and legacy of a lesser-known Peranakan communities at Indian Heritage Centre’s Chetti Melaka of the Straits: Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities exhibition. Chetti...

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