26 Mar 2022 - 28 May 2022

10.30am to 4.30pm

Getting here

5 mins walk from Raffles Place MRT Station (Exit H)

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Free for most programmes

Experience Peranakan culture firsthand at ACM! Indulge your curiosity, satisfy your tastebuds, and tap along to the beat – all this and more at in our final edition of Khabair Baik! Saturdays. 

Khabair Baik! Saturday programmes are supported by The Peranakan Association Singapore, Peranakan Indian (Chitty Melaka) Association Singapore, and the Arab Network @ Singapore.


Check out our programme line-up for May below.


May Tour

Our Stories: Community Tour 
Saturday, 28 May
Lobby, L1, 10.30–11.30am and 2–3pm
$10 refundable deposit

Go on a special tour of Apa Khabair with members of the Peranakan community. They will regale you with stories and recollections of the past. Learn more about the objects on the display – some of them are still used today!

Tours in May are conducted by members from the Arab Network @ Singapore.


 Nasi Ulam

Masak Masak! Food Demonstration
Saturday, 28 May
River Room, L2, 11am–12.30pm
$10 refundable deposit

Discover the delectable flavours of Peranakan cuisine in this cooking demonstration. Nyonya Linda Ng, of Linda’s Table Private Dining, will introduce participants to two classic home-style Peranakan dishes in this session. Get a taste of authentic Peranakan fare and find out what makes Peranakan food so flavourful!

Register here            


Batik Craft

Drop-in Craft Activity: Mini Batik Painting
Saturday, 28 May
Foyer, L2, 11am–4pm

Try your hand at batik painting in this drop-in craft activity. Paint in colours on pre-waxed batik cloth – and let your creative juices flow!

No prior registration required. Drop-ins will close at 3.30pm to allow for sufficient time to complete the activity.


 Zapin 2

Let's Dance! Zafin Tari Performance
Saturday, 28 May
River Room, L2, 3–4pm
$10 refundable deposit

Upbeat and expressive, zafin is a popular dance and musical form in traditional Malay and Peranakan performing arts. Move along to the music in this zafin performance and join in the fun!

This performance is presented by the Arab Network @ Singapore.

 Register here



Apa Khabair? – Peranakan Museum in the Making
Contemporary Gallery

Visit Apa Khabair? – Peranakan Museum in the Making, a pop-up exhibition showcasing the Peranakan Museum’s past while presenting Peranakan ways of life and culture,from Singapore and the region.

Don't miss your last chance to visit the exhibition before it closes on 29 May!


Apa Khabair Trail Cover

Apa Khabair?– Peranakan Museum in the Making Family Guide
Available at ACM front desk

Enrich your learning at the pop-up exhibition with our family guide,and discover interesting facets of Peranakan food, clothing, and culture.Suitable for ages 7 and up.

From 30 April to 29 May, show your completed activity trail to Front Desk staff to receive a copy of “The Colourful World of the Peranakans” colouring book. While supplies last.


The well-being of our visitors and staff remains our primary concern. For your safety, ACM implements and follows all current safe management measures for staff and visitors. ACM implements vaccination-differentiated safe management measures (VDS) for entry into our museums. For more information, please visit National Heritage Board's Safe Management Measures for Museum Stakeholders.