Programme

Battle for Singapore 2018 Programmes

Various Venues
Various Timings
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In commemoration of the 76th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, the National Heritage Board and Museum Roundtable partners are organizing a series of special programmes.

Museum Roundtable Special Programmes

Battle for Singapore Promotional  Activities

  1. The Changi Museum
    1000, Upper Changi Road North, Singapore 507707
    Opening hours 9:30am – 5:00pm daily, last admission at 4.30pm (Including Sundays and Public Holidays)
    Tel: 6214 2451
    Website: www.changimuseum.sg
    Promotion dates: 23, 24, 25 Feb and 2, 3, 4 Mar 2018 

    Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents can enjoy a 50% discount on the Audio Guided Tour at the Changi Chapel & Museum over two weekends (23,24,25 Feb and 2, 3, 4 Mar 2018). (Usual price: S$8.00 per adult and S$4.00 per child) Visitors intending to redeem the discount should show their IC at the Audio Guide counter of the Museum. No pre-registration required
  2. Battlebox

    2 Cox Terrace Singapore 179622

    Opening Hours: 9.30am – 5.30pm (including public holidays)

    Tel: 6338 6133

    Email: enquiries@battlebox.com.sg

    Website: www.battlebox.com.sg
    Promotion
    dates:, 23 Feb and 28 Feb, 1 and 2 Mar 2018
    Promotional tour timing: 9.45am – 11am

    To commemorate the Fall of Singapore in World War II, the Battlebox is having a special promotion for its 1-hour guided tour titled A Story of Strategy & Surrender™. Singapore citizens and permanent residents may enjoy a special discount of 50% on the 9.45am tour slot on selected days over three weeks. (Usual price $18 for adults and $9 for children aged 7 – 12 years old) Visitors can redeem this special discount for the 9.45am tour on the following dates: 23 Feb and 28 Feb, 1 and 2 Mar 2018. Visitors joining the promotional tour will also receive a postcard with compliments of the Battlebox.

    Simply email enquiry@battlebox.com.sg and include the phrase “BFS2018” to enjoy the promotion. This promotion is open to all Singapore Citizens and PRs. Once you have registered, bring your confirmation email and show your IC at the ticketing counter of the Battlebox Visitor Centre. Spaces are limited, so register today!

  3. Talk: Repercussions at Home and Abroad: Significance of the Fall of Singapore in 1942

    Former Ford Factory

    Date: 24 February 2018

    Time: 2.30 to 3.30pm

    Admission: Free*

    Registration: Please email Diyana_Yusoff@nlb.gov.sg and fff@nlb.gov.sg


    Starting from the early British defence preparations to their eventual surrender, this talk explores the fall of Singapore within the larger geopolitical context, taking a closer look at the people who were impacted by this event. This talk is organised by the National Archives of Singapore and held in conjunction with Witness to War: Remembering 1942, a special international exhibition that the National Museum of Singapore curated to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore.

     

    About the Speaker

    Priscilla is a curator with the National Museum of Singapore. She joined the museum in 2008, where she has curated a number of Singapore-themed exhibitions, including EDB’s 50th anniversary exhibition, Transforming Landscapes, Improving Lives: 50 Years of Economic Development and We: Defining Stories. Priscilla is part of the team that worked on the 2015 revamp of the Singapore History Gallery, where she focused on the post-war sections of the gallery. She is also part of the team that curated Witness to War: Remembering 1942 (2017), the special international exhibition that is held in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore.

     

     

    Terms & Conditions:

    • Only 50 seats available on a first come first served basis.
    • Free admission is applicable only to the talk. For visitors who wish to visit the exhibition gallery, admission fees apply as follows:
      •  Free for Singaporeans & PR
      • Foreigners: S$3 per entry
  4. Guided tour of Former Ford Factory

    Date: 24 February 2018

    Time: 3.30pm to 4.30pm

    Admission:

    • Free for Singaporeans & PRs
    • Foreigners: S$3 per entry

     

    Surviving the Japanese Occupation: War and its Legacies is a permanent World War Two exhibition presented by the National Archives of Singapore at the historic Former Ford Factory. This is the place where the British forces surrendered unconditionally to the imperial Japanese Army on 15 February 1942. The exhibition presents the events and memories surrounding the British surrender, the Japanese Occupation of Singapore, and the legacies of war. Through oral history accounts, archival records and published materials, the exhibition highlights the diverse experiences of the people in Singapore during this period in our history.

     

     


Family Time

Take a trip through 700 years of Singapore's history with your little ones with our Family Time Guide to find out how life in this Lion City has changed over the centuries. On your journey, you will meet various historical figures as well as landmark objects in each phase of Singapore's history. Explore how people from different communities used to live, their aspirations and how they helped shape the Singapore we see today.

Museum guide

Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!

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