witness to war
witness to war

Witness to War: Remembering 1942 Programmes

23 Sep 2017 - 25 Mar 2018
Various Venues
Various Timings
Varies with Programmes

HistoriaSG: Unit731 in Singapore
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 | 2pm & 3pm 
The Salon, Level 1
Free. Register here.    

The Japanese Occupation: Setting the Scene for Lieutenant Kurosawa's Errand Boy
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 | 11am & 12pm 
The Salon, Level 1
Free. Register here.  

Peacetime Kitchen: Talk and Food Tasting by Christopher Tan
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 | 2pm & 4pm 
The Salon, Level 1
$10 per participant.
Register here.

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Past Programmes

In-gallery Storytelling Sessions with master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran
Sat, 3 Feb | 2.45pm & 3.30pm (30 minutes session)
Exhibition Galleries, Basement Level
Free. Register here.     

Special Talk: Behind the Scenes of Witness to War
Sat, 27 Jan | 3pm – 4.30pm 
The Salon, Level 1
Click here for registration.

Witness to War: Memories and Screens
13 Jan – 28 Jan | Various Timing
Gallery Theatre and Gallery Theatre Foyer, Basement Level
Click here for registration and tickets. For more details on the film screenings, please visit here. 

Witnessing the War: Leather Craft Workshop
Sat, 3 Feb 2018 | 11am & 2pm (2 sessions)
Seminar Room, Level 2
$25 per participant.
Click here to register your interest for the workshop.

Family Time

Visit our permanent galleries with your little ones and play spot-the-artefact! Our colourful Early Learning Resources introduce pre-schoolers to our artefacts according to the themes of Numbers, Colours, and ABCs. Available at $8 per set from the Museum Label shop. For more children's activity booklets, click here.

Museum guide

Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!

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