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Officially opened by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in June 2005, the Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) provides wonderful cultural exposure and learning opportunities for visitors of all ages and interests. Situated amidst the Istana Kampong Gelam, Gedung Kuning and the surrounding Kampong Gelam precinct, the Centre acts as a vital heritage institution for the Malay community in Singapore. Through its exhibits, programmes and activities, the Centre hopes to honour the past while providing a means for present-day expression. The Malay Heritage Centre is presently under the management of the National Heritage Board in partnership with the Malay Heritage Foundation.
This is MHC's first dedicated space for children aged 3 to 6 years old.
There are six permanent galleries spread over the two levels of the Malay Heritage Centre.
Cerita shines the spotlight on the shared stories as well as the role of the storyteller via a showcase of artefacts and
Explore the wonders of wayang kulit together with Laila in this interactive online game!
Learn the concept of block printing, design considerations & print using wood block inspired by MHC's permanent collecti
Revel in the festivities of Ramadan and Syawal at the Malay Heritage Centre's annual Hari Raya Open House!
Tuesday to Sunday: 10am — 6pm
Closed on Mondays.