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Very interesting place

So visited in middle of day, not to busy and really good value , Get a audio guide and enjoy all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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Worth visiting

A fantastic heritage centre, provided an insight into how the Chinese came to Singapore and the... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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12 Nanyang Dive, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637721, Singapore
+65 6790 6176
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So visited in middle of day, not to busy and really good value , Get a audio guide and enjoy all the stories of how life used to be in Singapore upto the modern day Really made you appreciate the area so suggest going here...More

Thank Nellyboy39
Reviewed July 28, 2018

A fantastic heritage centre, provided an insight into how the Chinese came to Singapore and the harsh condition they had to endure. A must visit.

Thank Charles255060
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Seeing how others live is what gives meaning to travelling. The way these people sacrificed for their families is heart braking. So well done with a practical perspective. Worth going.

Thank whitecameron
Reviewed March 3, 2018

An amazing museum showing how people were crammed in such a small place, living and sleeping in tiny cramped spaces. Using one toilet and shower between sometimes up to 40 people. Seeing is believing in this case. Audio tour costs S$15 Well worth the two...More

Thank Duncan60
Reviewed September 14, 2017

First of all I would like to advise doing the guided tour, not the one with audio guide. Uncle Clinton took us to witness the not so long ago Chinese community lives. The museum itself is reproducing with many details an actual family's shophouse and...More

Thank Preboreda
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit the Chinese Heritage Centre during our recent visit to Singapore. Our entry fee included an audio visual guide that was really useful for providing context throughout the tour. The centre has taken great effort to provide a realistic view of the...More

Thank Megan v
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most fun tours I've had in a museum. Everything was well-lit and annotated, but Clinton could have led our group through with no markings at all. He told the stories of the people who lived and worked in the shop...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Great centre and museum open for just over a year. Gives a real feel for hoe the Chinese lived in the 1950s/60s with recreations of actual rooms and dwellings. Recommended.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

This museum is really fun! I grabbed a headset at the door and stayed to listen to all the talks about each room. It is kind of a reenactment of life in the early days of Chinatown and although it was kind of "Hollywood" I...More

Thank lawgoddess1960
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

The visual, sound and even smell layout of this centre is excellent. The staff are so helpful and welcoming. The audio guide is very informative and you should allow plenty of time to fully enjoy your visit.

Thank Roger P
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