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HERITAGE ON THE MOVE

Heritage on The Move is a community outreach programme by the National Heritage Board to bring exhibitions on Singapore’s multi-racial heritage to the public. 

For further enquiries please call 6332 7313.

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

To promote a better appreciation of the diverse cultures in Singapore, this exhibition is about why and how one of the important cultural festivals in Singapore, Lunar New Year, is celebrated by the different local ethnic communities.

Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Hari Raya Aidilfitri

From the fasting month of Ramadan and the preparations in the lead-up to the festival, to the customs and celebrations on the day itself and in the ensuing month, the ins and outs of Hari Raya are depicted in this exhibition.

Kampong Spirit, Kampong Fun

Kampong Spirit, Kampong Fun

This interactive exhibition teaches visitors how to play traditional games such as five stones, goli (marbles), congkak, hopscotch, kuti kuti and capteh. It also allows them to relive kampong memories and get re-acquainted with village life in Singapore.

Romance, Hopes & Dreams

Romance, Hopes & Dreams

The culmination of many months of preparation, and age-old traditional practices and beliefs, marriages are a whirlwind of activities and joyous anticipation. Visitors to this exhibition will gain insight into what the joyous event is about in the major ethnic communities of Singapore.

Delicious Heritage

Delicious Heritage

This is an exhibition tells the stories of our forefathers who created our unique hawker dishes, and presents our shared culinary heritage through the sights, sounds, and smells of Singapore food.

Tales from Our Shores

Tales from Our Shores

Visitors to this exhibition will be able to step into the world of myths and legends and be intrigued by the tales our forefathers have passed down from generation to generation.

Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage

In this exhibition, share the jubilance of expectancy, joyful months of anticipation, the memorable moment of birth, right through to the varied customs and traditions as a child grows up and makes the transition into adulthood.

Singapore Portraits

Singapore Portraits

Singapore Portraits is a tribute to some of Singapore’s most creative personalities. It features the works of and interviews with local artists which together tell the story of Singapore through their words and images. Besides the paintings and photographs, write-ups detailing the background of the artwork, social and historical contexts and artist biographies are also included.

Family Fun

Family Fun

Learn about the places Singaporean families visited and the activities they engaged in in the past, from this exhibition that features iconic destinations such as Haw Par Villa, the Great World, the Van Kleef Aquarium and many more. This exhibition will be available from mid-October 2012.

Hawker Centres

Hawker Centres

The exhibition showcases the history and evolution of hawker centres and the personalities associated with them. It examines the unique places of these establishments in the social and cultural landscape of Singapore and outlines their future development. It features archival and contemporary photographs and interactive elements.