Bandstand and Zigzag

MacRitchie Reservoir Park: 15 Things You Did Not Know

MacRitchie Reservoir Park. For some, just the name alone can evoke sweaty memories of school cross-country runs through dense forest trails. However, the MacRitchie Reservoir and...
Colonial Singapore

SINGAPURA: 700 Years – A Walk Through Singapore’s History

SINGAPURA: 700 Years, a new exhibition on Singapore’s history opens at the National Museum of Singapore today, 28 October 2014. Tracing Singapore’s roots from a...
Pillbox, Palawan Beach, Sentosa

World War 2 Sites in Singapore Hidden in Plain Sight

A dark period in Singapore’s history was World War 2. Life was hard during the Japanese Occupation and while that may seem like the distant...
Fort Labrador

Labrador Secret Tunnels Little Day Out!

Anyone up for an adventurous Little Day Out to a hidden location unbeknownst to many but filled with historical nuggets? On a beautiful Saturday morning,...
Sand

Singapore Story in Sand at Sentosa

View the Singapore Story told in sand at Sentosa over the Golden Jubilee weekend. From 7 to 10 August 2015, a 100-metre long, three-dimensional sand...
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...
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...
NMS Gallery

National Museum of Singapore’s permanent galleries reopen with Opening Weekend Carnival

National Museum of Singapore’s permanent galleries reopen this weekend with an Opening Weekend Carnival on 19 and 20 September. The permanent galleries, which were closed in phases...
Industrial art

Early Singapore in Art: A Changed World at the National Museum

Get a glimpse of Singapore’s early years through the eyes of local artists at the latest exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore, A...
Pulau Ubin's Chinese Kampong House: Teck Seng’s Place

Visiting Pulau Ubin’s Chinese Kampong House 363B

Stepping onto Pulau Ubin is akin to stepping into a time travel machine and being instantly transported back to Singapore in the 1970s. But...
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...
Shaking It With Shakespeare Philatelic Museum Globe Theatre

Shaking It with Shakespeare at the Philatelic Museum

“Knock, knock! Who’s there…” We’ve all told this joke before, but did you know that it is a quote from Shakespeare? While Shakespeare may be more...
Fun Activities to do with Kids Using Mandarin after Chinese Kindergarten

10 Fun Activities To Do With Kids Using Mandarin After Chinese Kindergarten

As most children tend to communicate with their parents at home in English, their exposure to Mandarin often takes place during Chinese lessons in...
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...
Lorong Buangkok Sign

Kampong Buangkok: Life Lessons

“Can we leave now?” whined the kids as we walked along the narrow gravel road winding past the wooden houses. Not exactly the reaction I...
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...

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