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  • Location:Singapore, Singapore
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Changi WWII War Trail and Museum Tour

Visit Changi Museum and the site of the old Changi Prison on this historical tour that focuses on the Japanese Occupation of Singapore during World War II. With an experienced guide who provides insightful commentary about this somber period of history, you’ll learn about the prisoner-of-war camps that once stood here, see landmarks like the Johore Battery and Selarang Barracks, and visit Changi Beach. 

Highlights

  • Visit Changi Village and Changi Beach - site of the Sook Ching Massacre
  • Explore Changi Museum including the Changi Chapel
  • Walk outside the Selarang Barracks, a Japanese PoW internment WWII camp
  • Johore Battery, the replica of WWII15-inch gun battery
  • Make a stop to view the remains of the Old Changi Prison

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The incredible guide paints a very clear picture of what prisoners in this WWII internment camp went through. You'll come away understanding so much more about a dark time in history.

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What You Can Expect

Changi WWII War Trail and Museum Tour

Changi WWII War Trail and Museum Tour

Your tour starts by meeting your knowledgeable guide, an expert in Singapore’s fascinating history who will share enlightening information about the country’s turbulent WWII years throughout this experience.

After the Battle of Singapore in 1942, which Singapore lost to Japanese forces, the island country spent time under the Japanese Occupation, and the Changi area was the center of much pain and suffering by prisoners of war (PoWs), mostly British and Australian, who were placed in internment camps here. With your guide, visit several sites in the area to learn more about these events, such as Johore Battery, a replica of a 15-inch gun battery, and Selarang Barracks. Explore the Changi Museum and Chapel, check out Changi Village and see Changi Beach to learn about the Sook Ching Massacre that took place here.

Your tour ends with return to your starting point.    

Customer Reviews

Lyndon W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Excellent tour from the organization to the guide telling us informative and personal stories! A great afternoon out which gave me more insight into what these people sacrificed for us!

Mike M Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Excellent tour, thank you.

Victoria L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was excellent. Our guide gave us all the information in a serious and moving way.

Victoria L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was excellent. Our guide gave us all the information in a serious and moving way.

Ida K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Very helpful and informative tour guide

Derrick C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Truly the forgotten war. Tours like this are sorely needed. Very informative and interesting. Highly recommended

Elaine G B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excellent tour, very informative and interesting.

Julie W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Very interesting and thought provoking tour. Guide knew her subject in great detail

MRS L L B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Well worth a visit great value in information and for the cost.

Angela T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The guide was excellent and very informative. She was personable. I was moved beyond words. Thank you.

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