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The colourful past of Chinatown comes alive within the walls of these three beautifully-restored shophouses on Pagoda Street, comfortably nestled in the midst of Singapore's bustling Chinatown district. Every nook and cranny in the Chinatown...more
All reviews audio guide chinese immigrants living conditions living quarters hard life early days early chinese shop houses pagoda street tailor shop early immigrants their lives fascinating insight daily life excellent museum personal stories interactive displays
This needs to be visited by everyone !!!
A beautiful Centre,
How chinese were living in Singapore until 1950.
Proper representation of shops, family rooms, day to day live.
Comments provided by Audio are also great!!!!
Recently visited the Chinatown Heritage Centre in Chinatown Singapore. What a great insight to the history of the Chinese in Singapore, how they lived and worked. The walk through was excellent with a commentary through digital pad. Great to visit
This is a lot like NY’s Tenement Museum. Audio guide is excellent. Videos are a must. There is on the audio guide commentary from an older woman who lived there as a girl. On the wall, there is one showing street market activity from the...More
While walking thru Chinatown, we came across this place by accident. Out of curiosity, we entered and discovered this amazing experience. The exhibits were well done. It bring back some childhood memories to me. Great time spent at the Chinatown heritage centre.
I've walked past this place the other two times I came to Singapore by myself and never really thought about it but this time I thought I would go in and see what it had to offer. You have the choice of going around yourself...More
If somebody would like to understand Singapore with all its diversity, he or she must necessarily visit the China Heritage Centre. Unlike in other museums the explanation is more important than the artefacts. You can almost see the poor people who came to Singapore a...More
For many young ones, a great place to visit and discover one's Chinese Heritage and history from informative personnel. A good place to glean information about Singapore post-WW2 and the struggles of the locals during the Colonial times. Interactive displays helped bring the information back...More
Visited the Chinatown Heritage Centre with our younger generation. I was amazed that so much history was told from just an old 3 storey building. Having a tour guide helps to make the trip more informative and queries answered. Would definitely recommends this place to...More
Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill.
There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.