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Discovering Singapore’s Best Kept Secrets: Digital Tour of Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) by Jerome

22 May • 04:00pm

What kind of influence did Florence Nightingale have on Singapore’s healthcare system? Guide Jerome Lim will share about her indirect role in shaping the design of Moulmein Road’s former Communicable Disease Centre.

Discovering Singapore's Best Kept Secrets: Digital Tour of Old Changi Hospital by Jerome

8 May • 04:00pm

Deep in the heart of Changi lies a former hospital where patients were treated to therapeutic vistas of the sea. Join guide Jerome Lim on a digital walkthrough of Old Changi Hospital and take in the sights for yourself.

For Here or Takeaway: Singaporean Cuisine Reimagined

As Singapore modernises with the times, so would our beloved local food. As Singaporean cuisine gradually evolves and increasingly dares to deviate from traditional norms, how would Singaporeans interpret these newfound representations of these familiar dishes, and could we embrace them as part of our national identity?

Herbs for Health

Did you know that the Nanyang Technological University has a Herb Garden which grows over 200 species of plants? Join us as we dip our toes into the wealth of knowledge about our local herbs and plants from the men on the ground themselves!

Heritage Hacks by Ngee Ann Polytechnic - Arts Business Management

Pick up tips and skills to document, capture and share your heritage adventures in our Heritage Hacks programme series!

History of Traditional Bakeries

Many traditional bakeries which we frequent have been around for generations, but how much do we know about them? This photo essay showcases how traditional bakeries maintain and/or grow their businesses through adaptation to changing technologies, opportunities and tastes in Singapore society.

Homeground @ NMS

30 Apr - 30 May • 10:00am • National Museum of Singapore Lawn

This installation was inspired by the distinctive elements and features of a traditional kampong house. Be sure to catch this installation at National Museum Singapore Lawn!

Legacy of a former Hainan Village—A Peek into the Ethnobotanical Plants of Thomson Nature Park

Thomson Nature Park is one of the latest additions to the five buffer parks around the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Being a former Hainan village back in the 1930s, it harbors not only rich heritage but also many plant species that have ethnobotanical uses in food, medicine and culture.

Life And Home In A Traditional Medical Hall

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced in various forms for thousands of years and gradually found its way to Singapore. What are the typical tools used in a Traditional Chinese Medical hall? Find out more about the rare antiques and practices at this particular medical hall – Heng Foh Tong Medical Hall which has been operating since 1957. Catch a glimpse of the lifestyle and character of the business owners through these objects and items.

My Holland Village Virtual Tour

15 - 16 May • 10:00am

Follow us on this virtual tour to trace the evolution of Queenstown's colourful social history from a rubber plantation to a bustling military village and a reowned expatriate centre!