Opening Hours and Admission

Singapore has moved into Phase Two: Safe Transition, and we're happy to announce that the Malay Heritage Centre has re-opened. All our galleries are open, however, there will be no programmes during this period.

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 5 visitors for group visits.

View the guide here 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!

Opening Hours

Malay Heritage Centre Museum
Days Time
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (Last admission 5:30 pm)
Monday Closed
Malay Heritage Centre Compound
Days Time
Tuesday to Sunday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm


Singaporeans & Permanent Residents
Free admission for all Singaporeans & Permanent Residents (PRs)*
Tourist & Foreign Citizens
Adults (20% discount for group of 20 pax and above) $8.00
Seniors* (60 years old and above)
Students* (Free for children under 6 years old)
Persons With Disabilities (PWD)
1st Caretaker of PWD Free Admission
Family Package of 5 (not exceeding 3 adults per family) $24.00

A valid identification card must be produced upon request. 

How to Get There

Carpark Facilities

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.

Public Transport


Alight at Bugis (EW12) station. MHC is about 10 minutes walk from the train station.

By Bus

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

Noise Level

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.

Last Modified: 7 July 2020