We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Changi Museum

1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
+65 6214 2451
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Changi WWII War Trail and Museum Tour
More Info
and up
Private Tour: World War II Introduction on Singapore
More Info
and up
Battle of Singapore in World War II Full-Day Shared Tour
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
This museum honors POWs who endured the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Their stories are told with an impressive collection of personal artifacts and news coverage. A British internee returned to the museum decades after the war to recreate the murals he’d painted on the walls of the original chapel – a moving insight into how those held prisoner found hope and comfort in any way possible.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“audio tour” (193 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
All hours
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1000 Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707, Singapore
Write a ReviewReviews (1,967)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,870 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Changi Chapel & Museum whilst in Singapore recently. Both my husband and I found it very emotional and were reduced to tears immediately quite unexpectedly. Definitely worth a visit to appreciate some of the history of Singapore and what the Singaporeans went through,...More

Thank CedrickRappel
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am 72. I was on my way to join my wife and family in New Zealand.I stopped-over in Singapore to catch up with Chinese friends, that I haven't seen in 30 years. I chose to stay in the Village Hotel in Changi providing a...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did this as part of a tour but we didn't have enough time here to look and read everything. Very informative. Well done.

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 4 days ago

This gives all the facts of the British surrender and Japanese occupation in a clear, concise and very moving way. Well worth a visit and free entry.

Thank HighAird
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth the visit, take the MTR to Tanah merah and the no 2 bus to the museum, the travel is all covered by the tourist pass and the museum has an audio guide to rent ,it’s all very affordable. Be prepared to spend 2...More

1  Thank BarryJ_100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here after the Battle box and in the knowledge this museum is to close shortly for renovation. It doesn't compare to the Battlebox. This museum had a lot of reading, although there was also an audio tour on offer. The display were memories...More

Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived in Singapore as a child, the atrocities of the war in Singapore were based on hearsay. This brought it all home, very vivid and thought provoking. Well worth a visit.

Thank Pompeyken
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very moving experience for anyone who has an interest in the war in the Far East. The determination and the suffering of those who were imprisoned at Changi Prison Compound.

Thank bigbob44425
Reviewed 1 week ago

After having visited the Battlebox this museum is a continuation of the history of Singapore during World War 2. The museum is free however I'd recommend paying for the audio tour, just $8.The exhibitions are excellent. The museum is due to close soon for renovation...More

1  Thank maxdaffodil
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small museum to inform, and keep memories and history alive. A good little shop attached, small open chapel to pay your respects. Worth the taxi journey, the staff will book you a return taxi if you need one (make sure taxi takes you to...More

Thank Christie A
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
The Bark Cafe
107 reviews
.02 miles away
Singapore Food Street
102 reviews
.92 miles away
Dian Xiao Er
40 reviews
.95 miles away
Paradise Dynasty
68 reviews
.97 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Johore Battery
5 reviews
.35 miles away
Butterfly Garden
452 reviews
.91 miles away
Ambassador Transit Lounge
287 reviews
.91 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
August 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from Birt1964 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we were staying at Marina Bay and got a taxi from the hotel. It cost less than $25.00 for a return trip. The staff at the museum will call the return taxi for you.
Karen N
April 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from Penguin2501 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely! I found that doing the audio tour in my own time, meant that I did not feel rushed, I was able to look at the exhibits in detail and take time to absorb the information. Give yourself 3-4 hours to get out... More
March 2, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Agnes G | Reviewed this property |
Ops, I missed your question. It only takes about 1.5 - 2hours to tour the whole place.