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2 Cox Terrace | Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179622, Singapore
+65 6338 6133
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A former underground command centre in Fort Canning Hill, the Battlebox was part of the Malaya Command Headquarters during World War II. It was here that Lt-Gen Percival made the fateful decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese on 15 February 1942. Journey back in time to 1942 and discover the true causes of the Fall of Singapore and learn how an underground command centre functioned during the war.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2 Cox Terrace | Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179622, Singapore
+65 6338 6133
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The WW2 history has a niche here. Lots of unknown details were presented to us during the tour. Our guide was a very young lady who was very well prepared and knew a lot about what really happened here when the japanese invaded Malaya and...More

Thank Ramen163
Reviewed 2 days ago

The 1.5 hour guided tour on the WWII history of Singapore is definitely value for your money. Kamaliah was our informative and enthusiastic guide and she took us to various rooms in the bunker that indeed once acted as an operations centre back in the...More

Thank PaulaCatolico
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Battlebox mainly because my husband is very interested in war history but I also enjoyed this tour very much. It gave a wonderful insight into the fall of Singapore and it’s place in history. The tour takes about 1 1/2 hours and...More

Thank OzLouise
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved the history and the tour guide news. The bunker took me back to what it must have been like for the British and how they must have struggled with the decision to give up Singapore. The guide was very knowledgeable. The life size figures...More

Thank Chip D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Modern history reviewed, and open to the public. Situated at the top of the Fort Canning Park, this underground bunker acted as the command centre for the combined British Empire forces in WW2. It was also where the decisions leading to the surrender to the...More

Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide Dianne was was very knowledgeable and could answer every questions that the group asked. The tour takes between an hour and hour and a half depending on group size. The much improved air conditioning system make the tour very pleasant and i...More

Thank andy s
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a must see attraction in my opinion. The experience was educational and fascinating, well delivered and resonably priced. Kids would love this every bit as much as the adults.

Thank Gary Vaughan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very interesting account of the fall of Singapore during World War 2. Our guide Mel gave a moving, engaging and at times even humorous account of the circumstances that led to the fall of Singapore in 1945. My partner was not particularly interested in...More

Thank Crackers9458
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good historical tour with lot of information provided by the guide. Our guide, Ayesha, was excellent and kept us engaged throughout the tour.

Thank ipsitas2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my daughter took my husband here after spending serval days shopping ( not his favourite thing ) and we all enjoyed it. When we arrived it said the tour was fully booked but they did let us join it, think it is best...More

Thank floridafan50
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7 December 2017|
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Response from Janice T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris, I had sent an email to battlebox and received reply: “As the Battlebox is an underground bunker, the only way to access the bunker is through one flight of stairs; about 12 steps. However, we have a wheelchair... More
4 September 2017|
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Response from Xiaoling10 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about this. You will have to contact them directly.
22 June 2017|
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Response from SpikerKenA | Reviewed this property |
From the Battlebox com sg website (which also has lots of additional up-to-date info: THE BATTLEBOX TOUR - A Story of Strategy & Surrender ™ (1 hour) Adult: S$18 Child (7 – 12 years): S$9 Timings (Mondays, including... More