Tours & Trails

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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.

Singapore River: Once There Were Many Bumboats

27 - 28 May • 09:00am • Asian Civilisations Museum

Join local author Tina Sim on a leisurely walking tour along the banks of the Singapore River. Participants will be transported back in time to learn about how the river played in Singapore’s development as a nation.

Story Time on a Bumboat! with Hafiz Rashid

27 - 28 May • 11:00am • Singapore River

27 - 28 May • 01:00pm • Singapore River

27 - 28 May • 04:30pm • Singapore River

Enjoy a 40min boat ride and soak in the sights and sounds of the Singapore River as local storyteller Hafiz Rashid shares tales from the past.

For Love of the Game: Sporting Eurasians

21 May • 11:00am • Eurasian Heritage Gallery

21 May • 02:00pm • Eurasian Heritage Gallery

Learn more about Eurasian Olympians such as Lloyd Valberg and Joseph Schooling, sports men and women such as Melanie Martens and Annabel Pennefather who persevered and represented Singapore, putting our little red dot on the map.

Have You Been to the Katong Pool?

20 May • 04:00pm • Katong Swimming Complex

Experience the fascinating history of this iconic Singaporean landmark as you explore the pool and discover its unique heritage. Don’t forget your swimming costume for some fun in the pool!

Instawalk Black & White: From Trishaws to Trains

6, 13, 20, 27 May • 09:30am

Join us for a 2-hour Instawalk tour of Bugis and City Hall, as we take a step back in time and recreate scenes from Singapore's old archival street scenes where trishaws frequented, black and white style.

The “OG” Downtown Line

21 May • 10:00am

21 May • 01:00pm

Take a journey back in time and retrace the route of Singapore's first railway line, the Singapore and Kranji Railway, with co-author of Secret Singapore, Jerome Lim, to discover what remnants of the line remain and explore the connection to the Downtown Line.

The Cultured Tiger Earns His Stripes: The Tiger Car Story

19, 26 May • 04:00pm • Haw Par Villa

Come learn about how the iconic Tiger Car was part of Aw Boon Haw’s marketing efforts. Let us bring you through the restoration journey of our 1925 Buick Tiger Car. Don’t miss out on this photo opportunity.

Wheels on the Bus: Horses & Heritage

20 - 21 May • 09:15am • Bukit Timah Saddle Club @ Kranji

20 - 21 May • 03:45pm • Bukit Timah Saddle Club @ Kranji

Learn about the history of equestrian sports in Singapore through a walk down the site of Bukit Timah Saddle Club. Hop on the bus as we invite you to explore and interact with our friendly ‘neighh-bours’ and friends at our new facilities in Kranji.