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Last Updated:28 Aug 2020, 4:51:13 PM
Singapore has moved into Phase Three and we’re happy to welcome you to the Malay Heritage Centre.
The well-being of our visitors and staff remains our primary concern. For your safety, safe management measures will be implemented during your visit. These include:
- The use of SafeEntry upon entry and exit
- Temperature taking
- Safe-distancing of at least one metre at all times
- Wearing of mask at all times
- No more than 8 visitors for group visits.
View the Guide to Visiting Our Museums on what to expect during your museum journey.
Let's work towards a COVID-Safe Singapore together, and we look forward to seeing you soon!
The Malay Heritage Centre Museum
Tuesday to Sunday
10am – 6pm (Last admission at 5.30pm)
Tuesday to Friday
Opens at 9:00 am for school groups (Advanced booking is required)
The Malay Heritage Centre compound is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 8am to 9pm.
Closed on Mondays.
Singaporeans & Permanent Residents (PRs)
Free of charge
Tourist & Foreign Citizens
20% discount for group of 20 pax and above
Seniors* / Students* / Persons With Disabilities (PWD)
*A valid identification card must be produced upon request. Seniors have to be 60 years old and above.
Children under 6 years old
First caretaker of PWD
Family Package of 5
Maximum of 3 adults per family package.
School Visits to Malay Heritage Centre
Before you book your learning journeys to Malay Heritage Centre (MHC), please take note of the following:
Booking of Visits
- Time slots allocated exclusively for school visits to MHC are available as follow.
- Only free and easy self-guided visit to MHC is available now. For a list of our self-guided resources to complement your visit, please visit the following:
- Please submit your booking form at least four (4) weeks in advance. A confirmation email will be sent to you when your visit is confirmed.
For full guidelines, please click here.
If the form below is not loaded, you can also fill it in at here.
How to Get There
If you are driving, you can park your vehicles at the public carparks along Aliwal Street, Kandahar Street and Pahang Street or at the multi-storey carparks at Textile Centre and Sultan Plaza. Parking charges are applicable.
Alight at Bugis (EW12) station. MHC is about 10 minutes walk from the train station.
From North Bridge Road: Bus service no. 7, 32, 51, 63, 80, 145 & 197.
From Victoria Street: Bus service no. 2, 7, 12, 32, 33, 51, 63, 80, 130, 133, 145, & 197.
From Beach Road: Bus service no. 10, 14, 16, 70, 100, 107, 196 & 401.
Malay Heritage Centre's facilities are for the sole use of the Centre's programme. If you have any queries, kindly drop us an email at NHB_MHC@nhb.gov.sg.
To fully appreciate the exhibitions and for the comfort of all visitors, please switch your mobile phones to silent mode and refrain from talking or laughing loudly. No running in the galleries.
Still photography for private, non-commercial use as a visitor to the Museum is allowed. The use of a flash and tripod is prohibited.
Video filming is chargeable and only allowed with authorisation from the management of Malay Heritage Centre. Please fill up the application form here
If the form below is not loaded, you can also fill it in at here
The group size of our guided tours are limited to a maximum of eight pax (excluding guide), and limited to no more than eight pax in any one sub-group. You are encouraged to check in with our front desk on the tour schedule, and register for your preferred tour slot ahead of your visit. Please note that all participants of our guided tours will be required to adhere to safe management measures as indicated on the Checklist of Safe Measurement Measures for Museum Stakeholders (Phase 3) advisory that is available on NHB’s website. These include:
- Participants to use hand sanitisers or wash their hands with soap and water prior to start of tour.
- Participants to wear masks at all times.
- Participants from different sub-groups should not intermingle, and should maintain at least 1 metre spacing from other groups.
- Participants should refrain from speaking loudly.
Guided tours – Max 8 participants per session
+ Subject to availability. Please call ahead to confirm the availability of a
*Guided tour is free of charge.
*Based on availability of volunteer guides & on first come first serve basis.
*Estimated duration for each guided tour is 30 to 45 minutes.
*Meeting point will be at Visitor Services Centre.
*Tours are unavailable during the volunteer guides' annual break from end December to early January, and
selected public holidays.
Our guided tours are temporarily unavailable, however we are working with our volunteer guides to resume them soon. Do look out for updates here, or via our social media channels. In the meantime, we welcome all visitors to make use of our gallery guides for a self-guided visit. Please approach our front counter for details.