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Changi Chapel Museum1000 Upper Changi Road North, Tel: +65 6214 2451 church
The Chapel Museum is a symbolic replica of the many chapels built during the Second World War. It stands not just as a grim reminder of the past, but of the heroism, the indomitable spirit and gallantry against all odds. Poignant images of the lives of the imprisoned 50,000 civiliansand soldiers come back to life through a display of letters, photographs, drawing and personal effects. From one of those original artworks – bombardier Stanley Warren was the artist – a magnificent mural was created and now serves as a main attraction.Opening Hours: 9.30am to 5.00pm daily (last admission at 4.30pm)

 

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Fort Siloso Sentosa

33 Allanbrooke Road, Sentosa

Tel: +65 6275 0388

This was a British coastal fortification which became a concentration camp during the Japanese Occupation. Built in the 1880s, it now displays life-sized replicas, interactive exhibits and more than 245 photographs, documents and film clips.Opening Hours: 10.00am to 6.00pm daily

 

Johore BatteryCusford Road off Upper Changi Road North johore-battery
Three monster guns that could fire 15-inch shells stood guard here to repel any invading forces. This gun emplacement had a maze of tunnels and cache of ammunitions. It was built in 1939 in defence of Singapore but was ultimately destroyed before the British surrendered to the Japanese; all the tunnels were sealed shut and never seen again, until the Singapore Prisons Department found them in April 1991. A replica of the gun and its shell now greets visitors.Opening Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm daily

 

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Kranji War Memorial

9 Woodlands Road

The memorial is the final resting place of the heroic men and women of the Allied troops who died in the Southeast Asia during World War II. Departed Singapore Presidents were also laid to rest here.Opening Hours: 7.00am to 6.00pm daily

 

Labrador Secret Tunnels Labrador Park, Carpark A Labrador Villa Road Tel: +65 6339 6833 29175835_c3343c3f36
Wander through the Labrador Secret Tunnels and war bunkers and you’ll find World War II relics. Look out for the imposing six-inch guns, machine gun posts and the multimedia presentation in the historic 1886-built casemate (war bunker).Opening Hours: 10.00am to 7.00pm (last entry at 6.00pm)

 

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Memories at Old Ford Factory 351 Upper Bukit Timah Road

Tel: +65 6462 6724

This art devo-styled building, the former Ford Motor Factory, is the place where Lt. Gen. Percival, Commander of the British Forces in Singapore, surrendered to the Japanese Army on 15 February 1942. It is now a permanent gallery featuring archival photographs, oral history interviews, maps and artefacts in the exhibition ‘Syonan Years: Singapore Under Japanese Rule, 1942 – 1945′.Opening Hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm (Mon – Fri), 9.00am to 1.30pm (sat)

 

Reflections at Bukit Chandu (Opium Hill)31-K Pepys RoadTel: +65 6375 2510 reflections_at_bukit_chandu
During the war, a Malay regiment of 1,400 men fought a fierce battle againest the 13,000 – strong Japanese forces. Led by Lt. Adnan Saidi, they stood their ground valiantly. Here, the innermost thoughts of those gallant soldiers are revealed in a multi-sensory experienced at the Interpretative Centre.Opening Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm (Tue – Sun) Closed on Mondays

 

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The Battle Box

51 Canning Rise

Tel: +65 6333 0510

This bunker was Singapore’s largest military complex where Lt. Gen. Percival made the decision to surrender to the Japanese. That fateful day of 15 February 1942 is relivered through audio-visual effects, animatronics and specially-crafted figurines.Opening Hours: 10.00am to 6.00pm daily (last entry is at 5.00pm)
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