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SINGAPORE

HISTORY

National Museum

With a history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is the nation’s oldest museum. Its galleries adopt cutting edge and multi-perspective ways of presenting history and culture to redefine conventional museum experience. Students will enjoy a guided tour of the various galleries on display.

Battle Box

A former underground command centre in Fort Canning Hill, the Battlebox was built in the late 1930s and was part of the Malaya command headquarters during the battle for Singapore during world war 2. It was also the site where lieutenant general Arthur Percival made the fateful decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese on the 15th of February 1942. Students will enjoy a guided tour and can discover how the underground command centre functioned as a bunker replete with features such as signals and air defence rooms.

Changi Chapel & Museum

Changi Chapel & Museum, where students will gain an insight with a guided tour into the memories and lives of both Prisoners of Wars (POWs) and civilian internees who survived the Japanese occupation. The Changi Chapel is a symbolic replica of the original chapel found in the Changi Prison.

Parliament Singapore

Parliament Singapore. Students will take a guided tour through the corridors of history and find out the origins of Singapore’s Parliament. Learn about Singapore’s parliamentary system, the roles and functions of parliament, and how laws are made.

Supreme Court Singapore

A visit to the Supreme Court of Singapore to experience Singapore’s court system and the role of the supreme court. Students will take a guided tour and gain an insight into Singapore’s legal system through this tour.

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