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Chinatown Heritage Centre, Singapore

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
Relive the life and times of Singapore's early Chinese migrants at Chinatown Heritage Centre, a visual representation of the area's colorful history. The center is made up of three restored shophouses within the country's Chinatown district, which have been restored to depict the living conditions experienced by migrants in the 1950s. The center paints a picture of the hardships migrants experienced, as told by pictures, stories, and artifacts within. Sneaky gambling rooms, shady secret societies, tight corridors, and cramped living quarters are among the recreated experiences. Stop by the gift shop on the way out, or visit the on-site restaurant for a quick bite to eat. By using our Singapore vacation route planner, you can arrange your visit to Chinatown Heritage Centre and other attractions in Singapore.
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  • just only few steps from exit A, mrt Chinatown. well design presentation and nice staffs. Located in the lifely market, old style buildings, cheap goods and must buy SG souvenirs shops. 
  • While you are in Chinatown give some time to Chinatown heritage center you will enjoy with history and great status in different color having nice photo to remember It's appropriate at any time 
  • Good decoration and logically set up make people who are interested in history can be easy to figure out and understand the life of ordinary people from decades ago 
  • Take a peak into the life of early immigrants to Singapore. Well curated exhibitions. More activities might be better. The audio guide is a little pricey at $3 but adds additional stories and explanations to the otherwise static displays.
  • Beautifully detailed museum representing an oppressive existence. The audio guide helps to get across the dire lives of Chinatown's inhabitants from before the 20th century, and the struggles they faced piled into tiny homes.
  • China old town, a must visit place for tourist and people. There are many street food shop surrounded.
  • China town ambience. Love it! You can find many great food here.
  • Tells a little tale about singapore chinese life in the olden century
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