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News and Events

Redevelopment of the Changi Chapel & Museum

Jan 29, 2018

Dear Visitors, The Changi Museum will be closed for a major redevelopment on 2 April 2018, while the chapel will remain open until 1 January 2019 before it's being closed as well as part of the red...

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Special Promotion on Changi WWII™ Coach Tour

Jan 29, 2018

Special Promotion on Changi WWII™ Coach Tour To mark the closure of the Changi Chapel & Museum for redevelopment, visitors can enjoy a special 50% discount on the popular war trail, Changi WW...

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The Commemoration Ceremony for the 75th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore

Feb 14, 2017

This Wednesday, 15 February, will be the 75th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore during World War II - an event that changed history. On 15 February 1942, Malaya Command, the Allied army which d...

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Commemoration Ceremony on the 75th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore

Jan 31, 2017

Dear friends and guests of the Changi Museum 15 Feb 2017 is the 75th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore when General Percival and the rest of his general staff made the decision to surrender Sing...

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Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday

Nov 11, 2016

Today, 11 November, is the Remembrance Day. The origin of Remembrance Day can be traced back to 11 November 1918, when the armistice of the First World War was signed. Over the year, the day has turne...

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Changi Museum being Number One Museum Mentioned in TODAY Newspaper

Nov 11, 2016

Changi Museum has once again been highlighted in another local newspaper - TODAY, for being the top museum in Singapore for the second time in a row based on TripAdvisor reviews. You can view the a...

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Changi Museum and its Associate Companies are Hiring

Oct 24, 2016

If you are interested in working for heritage in Singapore, please don't hesitate to contact us.  ...

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The Changi Museum Named Winner in 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards for Museum

Sep 14, 2016

We are proud to announce that the Changi Museum is awarded with the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award for Museum and came up on top for the Top 10 museums in Singapore for the second consecutive ye...

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The Museum Closes early on 10 June 2016

Sep 8, 2016

Dear Guests, The museum will be closed by half an hour earlier than usual at 4.30pm on the following dates (10 June 2016). Listed below are the details to the change of timings. Last Admission...

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Official Launch of the Battlebox

Jun 29, 2016

On 28 June 2016,  the Battlebox, runs by Singapore History Consultants, was officially launched by Guest-of-Honour Lieutenant-General (Retired) Winston Choo, Singapore’s first Chief of Defence ...

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74th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore

Feb 4, 2016

To mark this year's 74th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, The Changi Museum is pleased to offer the in-house tour at half price. (After half price; Adults $6 , Child $4) The tour promises to...

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Remembrance Sunday 2015

Oct 28, 2015

Organised By The British High Commission of Singapore - This year's Remembrance Sunday Falls On 8th November. Please come and join us for the service at Kranji War Cemetery at 7.30am. After whi...

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Changi Museum ranked top museum in Singapore

Sep 15, 2015

Changi Museum is named the top museum in Singapore in TripAdvisor's annual Top 10 Traveller's Choice Museums awards on Tuesday (Sep 15). The museum along Upper Changi Road North beat the like...

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Japan joins China, India and the United States in Singaporean End-of-War Ceremony

Sep 15, 2015

On Saturday, 12 September 2015, a small but crucial step towards international reconciliation and peace was achieved at Kranji War Cemetery. Side by side, representatives from Singapore and Japan ...

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Marking 70th year of end of WWII – The Straits Time Feature

Sep 13, 2015

When Mrs Vilma Howe heard the notes yesterday of The Last Post, a military bugle call played to signal the close of the day, it took her back to when she was a girl in a World War II prison camp ...

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End of World War II Remembrance Ceremony on 12 Sep 2015

Aug 26, 2015

End of World War II Remembrance Ceremony on 12 Sep 2015 (70th Anniversary) This 12 Sep 2015 is when World War II and the Japanese Occupation came to an end 70 years ago in Singapore. To mark this hi...

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In Memory Of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Mar 23, 2015

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Happy Retirement to the Assistant Manager Max

Jan 21, 2015

The museum staff would like to wish Max a happy retirement and may he be in the pink of health and all the best for the future....

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World War I School Programme

Nov 28, 2014

The Changi Museum hosted the School Programme titled " First World War and the End of Empire"  on 31st Oct and 12th Nov '14. The participating schools were Bowen Secondary School and Fu Hua Sec Schoo...

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Taiwan POW Visits Museum

Nov 19, 2014

George Reynolds, Royal Artillery and FEPOW, visited Changi Museum on Friday 14th November. It was our pleasure to take him around the museum and share our collection. But George stole the show and in...

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“The Great War in Broad Outlines” Exhibition Launched

Oct 13, 2014

To mark the centenary of the First World War’s outbreak in 1914, The Changi Museum and the Belgian Embassy together launched The Great War in Broad Outlines travelling exhibition on 25 Sep 2014 at t...

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Road Closures at Changi Museum – Sunday 14th – 7.30am to 11.30am

Sep 12, 2014

The Yellow Ribbon Prison Run will be held on Sunday 14th September 2014 from 7.30am to 11.30am. To ensure the safety of the runners there will be some road closures in the area making access to the mu...

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A New POW Chapel Found in Singapore

Aug 21, 2014

Only the second known upstanding POW Chapel in Singapore has been located. The Chapel set up by Rev EL Andrews at Camp No.1 Adam Park in a bombed out estate building was sketched by Pte Robert Mitc...

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Remembering Lim Bo Seng

Jun 24, 2014

29th June 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Lim Bo Seng. A commemoration ceremony will be held at Kranji War Cemetery on Sunday, starting at 8.00am , to recognise Mr Lim's heroi...

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Julian says a fond farewell

May 15, 2014

The museum staff say a fond farewell to Julian Wan who has left the museum this month after working with us over the last year. We wish him all the best in his new ventures.  ...

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Facelift for the Museum

Apr 23, 2014

The museum has been given a thorough clean up inside and out for the summer. Work teams made steady progress on painting the exterior with the help of some serious machinery, as staff undertook their ...

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New BBC4 doco sheds new light on the FEPOW Story

Apr 23, 2014

BBC4's documentary entitled Building Burma's Death Railway: Moving Half the Mountain was aired earlier this month in the UK. Its a moving tribute to the men who built the railway and notably includes ...

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Sime Road Maps Now at Changi

Apr 3, 2014

New maps and plans of the Sime Road internment camp have been handed over to Changi Museum. Graphic Designer Jane Nielsen and the museum's resident researcher, Jon Cooper have been working hard to ...

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Plaque Unveiling Ceremony

Feb 4, 2014

Event: Plaque Unveiling Ceremony: Commemoration of civilians and military personnel from Singapore who were killed or incarcerated in the Dutch East Indies. Date: Saturday 22nd February 2014. Time:...

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Happy Chinese New Year 2014

Jan 25, 2014

Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated on the first day of the year of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation...

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New Changi Museum website is now live.

Jan 9, 2014

Good news! New The Changi Museum website is now in a soft launch of their Alpha Version. Next month will be the Beta Version and final version will be released soon....

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