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Bus-tling Along: A History of Singapore Buses

Ian Izdeehar, from the NTU History Programme, takes you through a whirlwind history of buses in Singapore and how they are an inseparable part of our country's identity.

At Work on the River by Yip Yew Chong

20 May • 12:00am • ACM Green

Immerse yourself in Yip Yew Chong's nostalgic paintings as bumboats float on the ACM Green, against the backdrop of the river and Singapore's skyline.

Colouring Fun at Stamp Parade: WonderBot and the Chinese Junk

Have a fun colouring time with your little one at the Stamp Parade interactive within the Museum’s permanent exhibition, A Voyage Back In Time, as you see your special edition WonderBot and the Chinese junk stamp come alive!

DBS Sailing At The Bay

Live more and be inspired by Marina Bay’s transformation over the years! Hop on board our DBS sailboats and discover historical trivia about iconic waterfront landmarks and transport modes in the past, while enjoying Singapore’s skyline from the water.

Down the River Along the Streets of ACM

27 - 28 May • 10:00am • Asian Civilisations Museum

Journey through Singapore River’s history for this year’s Singapore Heritage Festival. Take a bumboat, join a walking tour, catch interactive storytelling sessions and performances to experience the river during its heyday.

Dribble Through the Community, Strengthen Bonds Amongst Singaporeans

Join this online talk that explores how sports has the ability to bond communities in Singapore and deepen social integration.

Drive Through the Armenian Street

13 - 14 May • 10:00am • Peranakan Museum

Get fast and furious at the Peranakan Museum for this year’s Singapore Heritage Festival. Explore the galleries through exciting drama performances, listen to stories about the driver who raced in the Singapore’s first Grand Prix and be enthralled by a showcase of classic cars along Armenian Street.

Film Screening: Ring of Fury

24 May • 08:00pm • Oldham Theatre

Inspired by the kungfu craze sparked by Bruce Lee in the 1970s, Ring of Fury is Singapore’s first and only martial arts film featuring local Kyokushin karate master, Peter Chong. Banned from release in Singapore for over 30 years, the film was restored by the AFA using the surviving 35mm release print in 2017.

From 2023 to 1887: A Museum Journey

20 - 21 May • 10:00am • National Museum of Singapore & Peranakan Museum

20 - 21 May • 01:00pm • National Museum of Singapore & Peranakan Museum

20 - 21 May • 04:00pm • National Museum of Singapore & Peranakan Museum

Join us on a journey from the National Heritage Board’s most recently-reopened museum to its oldest. In celebration of the board’s 30th anniversary and the new Our SG Heritage Plan 2.0, these special guided tours will offer a tantilising slice of Singapore’s heritage through visits to the Peranakan Museum and the National Museum of Singapore.

Fun with Chinese Activity Kit: Xiao Qing & Transportation

Come visit us and collect a bilingual activity kit for parents to engage their little ones at home to learn more about the different modes of transportation in the past.