Walks, Tours & Visits

Two old places of worship, one amazing story: from the Armenian Church of St Gregory the Illuminator to the Maghain Aboth Synagogue, discover the Armenian and Jewish traders who came to Singapore to seek their fortunes and settle.Start at the main entrance to the Armenian Church, tour ends at t...
A five-week course, running on Tuesday evenings from 12 April to 10 May, reviewing the most important European visual arts movement of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Monumental Walking Tour: SHF 2017 - Mixed Blessings from Tue 4th Apr to Sat 6th May
Telok Ayer is the focus of this Singapore Heritage Festival 2017 tour, with its eclectic mix of cultures, bustling five-foot ways and stunning temples.Start at Telok Ayer Green, end at Telok Ayer Methodist ChurchTickets from here
The National Gallery opens its doors for International Museum Day: bring the family and discover Southeast Asian art; enjoy the activities on offer; enjoy the art within this beautiful building.
The SinGlorious Show Wed 11th Apr
Here's a 'tour' with a difference: take a drink; find out about the secret side of Singapore; laugh til you drop; then go home. The SinGlorious show - part-tour, part-performance - will give you a very different take on the Red Dot.
NCA Singapore hosts regular garage sales at the Hollandse Club, and the next one is on Sunday 28 May.This is a great chance to get rid of unwanted stuff. Come down, hunt for a bargain, find a hidden gem, bring friends! If you have any goods to donate, drop them off at 42 Jalan Kampong Chantek betwee...
This special walking tour will cover Alexandra Garden Trail, visit Hort Park, cross the Alexandra Bridge and walk up to the magnificent Henderson Waves bridge.To book tickets click on the link.Updates and reviews of Geraldene's Tours can be found on the Facebook page.
Singapore's Telok Ayer area is covered in beautiful tiles, and temples too - but you have to know where to find them. Join this morning tour to discover the hidden secrets of this colourful area.To book tickets click on the link.Updates and reviews of Jane's Singapore Tours can be found on...
A special chance to meet Mrs Jean Marshall, a woman with plenty of historical tales to tell, thanks to being the wife of Singapore's First Chief Minister David Marshall. The event will be held at Eden Hall, Nassim Road, and proceeds will go to charities that are supported by Mrs Marshall and&nb...
The beautiful Bukit Timah nature reserve is the spot for this morning tour of the Singapore Granite Quarry, which was active in the city since the start of the 1900s. A two-hour walk is followed by refreshments (included in the price). Meet at Hillview MRT.To book tickets click on the link.Upda...
Celebrate the month of Ramadan with this evening tour around the area of Kampong Glam, where participants will learn how the festival is prepared for, hear stories and join the tour's muslim friends for break of fast at 19:10, with a curry meal included in the price of the tour.To book tickets click...
The sights and sounds of Tiong Bahru are on the menu for this morning walk around some of Singapore's oldest public residential estates, plus a visit to the first WWII communal civilian air raid shelter.To book tickets click on the link.Updates and reviews of Geraldene's Tours can be found on t...
Singapore's beautiful Botanic Gardens are on the programme for this morning's small group walking tour. Over the course of the walk you will see the Bandstand, sculptures, heritage trees, Misthouse orchids,  Burkhill Hall and the Heritage Museum. To book tickets click on the...
Changi Museum War Trails™ are coach tours that focus on World War II Singapore. This Tuesday afternoon tour (14:00-17:30) includes a visit to Battlebox at Fort Canning, Labrador Battery, a drive past Alexandra Hospital, a visit to Mount Faber and Kranji War Cemetery.Meet at Battlebox Visitor Centre,...
Discover vice and tragedy in the shadows of Chinatown on Friday nights (18:00-21:00). Then bus across and venture down the streets and alleys of Geylang where entertainment, in its most raw form, is still practiced today. Meet at Chinatown Heritage Centre, 48 Pagoda Street. Tour also ends in Chinato...
A Kampong Glam Thursday morning walk through the Arab Street area (09:30-12:00). Highlights include the Sultan Mosque, sarong tying, understanding traditional Indonesian medicine and Arabic goods, the Old Royal Palace and Royal Graveyard. Meet at Bugis MRT Station, outside Exit B. Tour ends at Jalan...
Reservations are encouraged for this Saturday morning war trail (10:00-13:00) by Changi Museum, starting at Pasir Ris. Meet the guide at the MRT station aboveground, rain or shine. Meet outside Exit B.No walks on a public holiday.
A guided walk around the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site, taking in the Bandstand, Heritage Trees, sculptures and more.Register 15 minutes before at the Visitor Services Counter, Tanglin.
Have you ever thought about guiding in a museum? The latest Public Information Meeting for Friends of the Museums is coming to Singapore Art Museum this August. Come along for the morning and see what's involved, hear about the different museums, and sign yourself up for a guiding course. Bring a fr...
The Great Wall Musical from Fri 14th Jul to Sun 30th Jul
Dramatic theatrical production of the story about a woman who brought down The Great Wall - with her tears. Stars Na-Young Jeon, George Chan and local star Nathan Hartono.Composer David Shrubsole, Director Darren Yap, Playwright Jean Tay.
These tours take participants to fascinating and historical places around the island. Today's trip visits the Shaw studios and focuses on the post-war years, when Singapore cinema was dominated by Shaw and Cathay movie companies. Guests will also visit the Cathay Museum and get the chance to talk t...
Follow a tour through the colourful enclave of Emerald Hill. In the heart of the Orchard area, this road full of shophouses is steeped in history. From an old railway to a Chinese temple, this conservation area reveals the heart of the Red Dot. Subsequent tours on Sep 20, Dec 7To book tickets click...
On tour through one of the oldest neighbourhood's on the Red Dot, join this morning tour and discover more about some of the buildings in town. The visit includes Chijmes, the Waterloo Street arts precinct, and much more.To book tickets click on the link.Updates and reviews of Jane's Singa...
This tour takes participants on a historical walk through some of the city's elegant black & white 'bungalow' houses, iconic monochrome buildings dotted all over the island. The houses give an insight into a fascinating aspect of history and culture in Singapore. Visit three or four houses on th...
Meet at Kranji MRT for this morning adventure that includes goats, lettuces and more! Weekend Farm is the first stop, where you can buy fresh veg and let the kids explore. Then a goat farm and lastly Bollywood Veggies, for refreshments and more healthy browsing. To book tickets click on the&nbs...
A whistlestop tour of central Singapore's spicy hot spots, starting at the spice gardens of Fort Canning (near The National Museum), going by bus to Geylang Serai market and on to Little India. The tour ends, of course, with a delicious meal.To book tickets click on the link.Updates and reviews of&n...
This Tuesday morning walk (09:30-12:00) takes guests through Chinatown, where participants can enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of this busy bit of the city. Meet at Telok Ayer MRT, outside Exit A (Cross Street). Tour ends at Pagoda Street.No walks on a public holiday.
The Original Singapore Walks: The Time of Empire™ from Tue 22nd Nov to Tue 31st Oct
This Singapore walk goes through the city's colonial district on Monday mornings (09:30-12:00) Meet the guide at the MRT station aboveground, rain or shine. Meet at City Hall MRT outside Exit B.No walks on a public holiday
Learning Forest Tour from Sat 6th May to Sat 27th May
Walk through Singapore Botanic Gardens Learning Forest and its boardwalks and walkways, exploring freshwater forest wetland and lowland rainforest.Tour dates in May: 6, 13, 20, 27Register at Visitor Services, Tyersall Gate, 15 minutes before the tour.
The growth of Malay via advert and editorial and editorial cartoons produced from the 1920s and the growth of Malay publishing houses in the Straits Settlements, to the 60s.Visitors can also take a guided tour at 10:15 every Wednesday
A chance to tour the current exhibition at The Indian Heritage Centre, Once Upon a Time in Little India, with curators on hand to give visitors an up-close look.Tickets from Peatix, $25 per person.
Join this artist and curator tour to get behind the story of Singapore Art Museum's Imaginarium exhibition. This is a chance to hear how the show was put together, before it opens to the public.Tickets through sistic
Yavuz Gallery hosts this artist tour with the man whose solo exhibition 'IRL' contains digital canvas works.Gallery opening hours: Tue-Sat 11:00-19:00, Sun 13:00-17:00Pic: Andre Hemer
Singapore's Jewish community is the subject of this historical morning tour, which starts at Waterloo Street and takes participants through two amazing synagogues -  Chesed-El and the Maghain Abboth. The tour is partly by bus and partly walking.Book tickets via this link – once regist...
This tour takes participants on a historical walk through some of the city's elegant black & white 'bungalow' houses, iconic monochrome buildings dotted all over the island. The houses give an insight into a fascinating aspect of history and culture in Singapore. Visit three or four houses on th...
French speaking guides head up these tours exploring the history rich areas of Chinatown and Telok Ayer, start the river and walk down Chulia Street, visiting temples and monuments as you go.To book tickets click on the link.Updates and reviews of Jane's Singapore Tours can be found on the ...
In the heart of the city, hear stories of rulers who commanded from the hill and the empire-builders buried on the slopes, before venturing deep underground into Battlebox. Meets and ends at Battlebox Visitor Centre.Tours take place on Mondays and Thursdays (14:00-16:30).No walks on a public ho...
During select days of the year, the famed Istana grounds open to the general public. The next Open Day is for Labour Day on Mon 1 May, when the gardens will be open to visitors from 08:30 to 18:00. Admission to the grounds is free for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents. Other visito...
A Wednesday morning walk (09:30-12:00) through Little India. Highlights include revisiting traditional trades and customs, the Little India Arcade and the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple. Meet at Little India MRT Station, Outside Exit E (Buffalo Road). Ends at Sr Veermakaliamman Temple.No walks on a pub...
Reservations are encouraged for this Wednesday afternoon war trail (14:30-17:30) by Changi Museum, starting at Pasir Ris. Meet the guide at the MRT station aboveground, rain or shine. Meet outside Exit B.No walks on a public holiday.
A one-hour walk around the natural beauty of the Orchid Garden. Mandarin version available at 16:00.Tour times: 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 16:00Meeting point at the Visitor Services Counter, Nassim Gate
An up-close look at the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, including a visit to the Herbarium.Register at the Visitor Services Counter, Tanglin Gate, 15 minutes before the tour.For ages 9 and above.

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