For Families Places Trails & Tours

Traveller Character Tours

by National Museum of Singapore
21 May • 10:30am

“Travel” through time and hear from a merchant from the 1920s seeking investors for his new business.

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Traveller Character Tours

Dates & Time:

Sat, 21 May | 10.30am to 11am 


Venue: National Museum of Singapore

Fee: $8 per pax



Travel back to the 1920s as a character of Singapore’s thriving cosmopolitan port city — exploring business opportunities, touring the streets, or simply just seeking a new life.


You will even get the chance to step into the shoes of a wealthy investor as a merchant  invites you to invest in Singapore.

About Singapore HeritageFest at National Museum

Through the use of its level 2 galleries and the natural history collection, the museum will feature travellers’ stories through time, Singapore’s natural heritage and will also take participants on a tour of Fort Canning Hill and possibly, Hotel Fort Canning.


The museum’s programmes will seek to provide opportunities for inter-generational conversations and creation of memorable experiences, through collaborations and ground-up initiatives with businesses and partners within the vicinity.

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National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore (NMS) is the nation's oldest museum. Inside its 19th-century colonial exterior, the museum uses cutting-edge technology to present the nation’s legacy and development with its galleries highlighting fresh perspectives of the Singapore story. As a cultural and architectural landmark in Singapore, NMS also hosts innovative activities and events all year round.

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Look Up: Guided tour by Marie-Pierre Mol, curator of the exhibition

28 - 29 May • 11:00am • EHL Campus, Singapore

28 - 29 May • 01:00pm • EHL Campus, Singapore

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Rentak Warisan with Sri Mahligai: Hari Raya 2022 Special Edition

17 May • 08:00pm • Malay Heritage Centre