School Visits

School Visits to Malay Heritage Centre


Fees Admission to Malay Heritage Centre's Permanent Galleries is free to all Singaporean students and teachers.
Booking Visiting school groups are required to register their visits at least 4 weeks in advance. This will help us manage the number of visitors in our permanent galleries and facilities as well as make your trip more enjoyable. Please complete the school booking form and email to us at

Guided Tours - Permanent Galleries

Join our free guided tours of the Malay Heritage Centre's permanent galleries and learn more about Kampong Gelam and its significance to the Malay community. These tours are conducted in English by experienced museum docents:


Duration 45 minutes
Group Size Maximum 15 participants per tour.
*Staggered timings may be possible for large group bookings. Please email us at for more information.
Language English
Fee Free. *Admission charges apply for foreign students.

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and is subjected to the availability of docents. Please book your tour 4 weeks in advance. To book your tour, please complete the school booking form and email to us at

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon confirmation of your booking. If you do not hear from us, please contact us via email at or call +65 6391 0450.

Preparatory Visit - Guided Tours

Teachers or school administrators are advised to conduct a preparatory visit to MHC. This will allow you to plan the necessary logistics and be familiar with our facilities and the surrounding area. 


Duration: 45 minutes
Group Size: Maximum 15 participants per tour.*
Fee: Guided tour is free of charge

To learn more about the permanent galleries of MHC, you may like to join the free guided tour by our trained volunteer docents at the following timings:

English Mandarin
Days Time Days Time
Tuesday to Friday 11.00AM Every third Saturday of the month 1.00PM
Saturdays 2.00PM  

- *Subject to availability. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. Please call ahead to confirm the availability of a docent at +65 6391 0450.
- Meeting point will be at Visitor Services Centre.
- Tours are unavailable during the volunteer guides's annual break from end December to early January, and selected public holidays.

Last Modified: 17 January 2020