Let's explore stories

1 - 26 May 2024

Discover the tales of our buildings and landmarks at the 21st edition of Singapore HeritageFest (SHF). This year's festival celebrates our nation's rich built heritage, as well as the 40th anniversary of Total Defence. Featuring tours, trails, exhibitions, and other exciting activities across the island, SHF 2024 promises an immersive and engaging exploration of Singapore's architectural treasures.

Programmes will be updated progressively. Our website goes LIVE on Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 12pm. Ticket sales start from Wednesday, 24 April, 12pm onwards.


Architrek Through Time: An Architectural Odyssey through Landmarks, Design, and Urban Lore

4, 11, 18, 25 May • 09:30am

4, 11, 18, 25 May • 02:30pm

Trace the evolution of Singapore Downtown's urban landscape and uncover the city's planning history through weekend walking tours featuring iconic architectural landmarks. Discover the hidden tales and cultural anecdotes that add a layer of mystery to Singapore Downtown's rich tapestry.

Hop-On, Hop-Off (HOHO) Bus Experience

4 - 5, 25 - 26 May • 09:00am

HOHO! Join our Hop-On, Hop-Off (HOHO) bus experience to explore the built heritage of these precincts - Chinatown, Kampong Gelam, Little India, Bras Basah.Bugis and Civic District.

HOMEGROUND: We Built This City

1 - 30 Jun • 10:00am • National Museum of Singapore Lawn

Step into the vibrant tapestry of Singapore's architectural heritage at "HOMEGROUND: We Built This City", an exhibition paying homage to the nation's rich built heritage

Stories from Singapore's First Flatted Factory

4, 11, 18, 25 May • 10:30am

A theatrical tour visiting an vintage shop and a fabric workshop located within Singapore’s First Flatted Factory. Be transported back to the past through storytelling and get a chance to make a small fabric item to bring home as well!

Heritage Hotel Series: Tour of Goodwood Park Hotel and Durian Desserts at Coffee Lounge

Join us for a tour of the historic Goodwood Park Hotel. Discover stories about the building and its transformation over the years with exclusive access to view the magnificent Rose Marie Suite! The tour ends with a delectable durian dessert platter for high tea at Coffee Lounge.

Raffles Lighthouse Tour

11, 25 May • 12:00pm

Embark on an unforgettable 5-hour Raffles Lighthouse Tour, with the first hour at the Singapore Maritime Gallery. Cruise through the vibrant Singapore Strait, witness majestic ships, and explore the iconic Raffles Lighthouse. Immerse yourself in its rich history and heritage gallery for a captivating maritime adventure. Join us for an unforgettable journey at sea!

Heritage Hotel Series: Tour of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore and 'With Love, from the Tropics' Afternoon Tea at The Courtyard

25 - 26 May • 11:00am

25 - 26 May • 02:30pm

Discover the rich history of Singapore's 71st National Monument through a tour of the historic Fullerton Building, now known as The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. The tour ends with a delectable 'With Love, from the Tropics' Afternoon Tea at The Courtyard.

Orchard Road: A Rhythmic Heritage

18 May • 01:00pm

Music, fashion, dancing, shopping. Join a group of cultural creatives in tours, going down memory lane of Orchard Road that defined youth culture in the 1980s.

Conservation of Buildings in Singapore

15 Jun • 11:00am

Why do we keep the Queenstown Public LIbrary? Do you know what are the special qualities of this library, and how and why buildings are selected for conservation? Join this session to find out!