Chinatown Heritage Centre

Currently Closed
  • Address: 48 Pagoda Street, Singapore City 059207
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +65-65348942
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids

About Chinatown Heritage Centre, Singapore

Chinatown Heritage centre is where you can get the glimpse of the dragon country in Singapore. Nestled within the walls of three restored shop-houses on Pagoda Street, Chinatown Heritage Centre is located in the Chinatown district of Singapore.

The striking interiors are recreated to match the interiors of the migrants that stayed in the shop-houses as tenants in 1950’s. This centre will offer you a time machine to peek into the lives of Chinatown early residents!

Chinatown Heritage Centre Opening and Closing Hours

  • Last entry: 07.00 pm

How To reach Chinatown Heritage Centre by Public Transport

  • Bus 51, 63, 124, 174, 186, 851, 961, 961C, 970.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Chinatown Heritage Centre

  • 7.35% of people who visit Singapore include Chinatown Heritage Centre in their plan

  • 51.94% of people start their Chinatown Heritage Centre visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Chinatown Heritage Centre

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

88.19% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chinatown Heritage Centre

People normally club together Merlion and City Gallery while planning their visit to Chinatown Heritage Centre.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Definitely a great visit not only for tourist but for locals. Brought my relatives from Canada and it was a great time of sharing for my uncle who had lived through those times and my cousin who had never lived in Asia. Very well set up. Staff a little too serious though. Still.. highly recommended!

  • Really good museum with focus of life in the 1950s in Chinatown. Even though the museum is small its packed with many items to see. Its main focus is on the types of people there rather than how they came to be there or how the overcrowding occurred which is the only reason I didn't give 5 stars. Its a fascinating look into how things were in Singapore back in the day. Well worth a look of you are in Chinatown

  • Second time I've visited over the years. This museum is very impressive and teaches me a lot about the Singapore of yesteryear that my mum grew up in. Audio tour is comprehensive, well voiced, and perfectly paced and there is a ton of stuff to see. I estimate it takes 2-3 hours to read every placard at every exhibit. Gift shop didn't have anything special. Well worth the time and price.

  • A nice museum to learn about overseas Chinese heritage, with detail explanation of how overseas Chinese used to live, what inside of Chinese house from the past, etc. I really the way they use audio tour guide which we can play it in every room for the explanation. However, this museum is quite small. So, everything inside is quite packed.

  • Mascara warning, if you've any sensitivity then seeing how hard life was not too long ago for some people should tug at your heart strings. It is very informative and interesting with the help of the audio guide, not something that i would ordinarily partake in. The reproduction seems to be very good. Stand in the doorway of the room of the family of 2 adults and 6 kids and think about it...

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