The Battlebox Tour

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  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 1 Hrs 15 Min Duration
  • English
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  • 1-25 Travelers Per Group
  • Meet Up At Location
  • Explore The Battlebox, a former WWII British underground command centre in Singapore
  • Don't miss this historic place, the #1 museum in Singapore for TripAdvisor's annual Travellers' Choice Award 2017
  • Learn about the true causes behind “the worst disaster and largest capitulation in British history”
  • Discover how the underground command centre functioned during World War II

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  • A Story of Strategy & Surrender Tour

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    Inclusive Of:

    • 1 admission ticket to The Battlebox
    • Professional English speaking tour guide

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Tips and gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Meals and beverages

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    Package Details

    Inclusive Of:

    • 1 admission ticket to The Battlebox
    • Professional English speaking tour guide

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Tips and gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Meals and beverages
What To Expect

Built in the late 1930s, The Battlebox is a former WWII British underground command centre inside Fort Canning Hill at the heart of Singapore City. The British army defended Malaya and Singapore from this legendary hideout in World War II. It was also here that the British made the decision to surrender Singapore to the invading Japanese on 15 February 1942. Today, the Battlebox is a museum that unveils the true causes behind “the worst disaster and largest capitulation in British history”. This tour tells two stories – the fall of Malaya and Singapore in WWII, and how an underground command centre functioned during World War II. Hear both from your professional English speaking guide as he/she leads you through the place that made history during the war. Book now and get instant confirmation on this historic tour!

The Battlebox entrance
Head inside The Battlebox and learn what led to the Fall of Singapore in World War II
The Battlebox Close-up of exhibit in Telephone Exchange Room 1
Learn the strategies and tactics employed during the battles for Malaya and Singapore
The Battlebox Fortress Command Room
Step inside the Fortress Command Room, a place where generals deliberated on Singapore's fate
The Battlebox Signal Office
Discover the importance of communications in the Battlebox, an underground command centre
Activity Information
Confirmation

Confirmation:

  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
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What To Wear:

  • Comfortable clothes and walking shoes

What To Bring:

  • Bottled water
  • Poncho or umbrella (in case of rainy weather)
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 7-12
  • This tour is not suitable for children aged 0-7
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour is not wheelchair-friendly
  • Any change of schedule on the day of the tour will be subject to the next tour's availability
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified

Meet Up Information:

  • Location: Battlebox Visitor Centre
  • Address: 2 Cox Terrace, Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179622
  • Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut Station (NS24/NE6/CC1)
  • Please view the detailed visual guide for directions to Battlebox Vistor Centre (Meeting Point)
  • Please arrive at the Battlebox Visitor Centre at least 15 minutes before the tour starts to redeem your tour ticket(s)
  • Please call the operator if you are unable to find the guide

Direction from Dhoby Ghaut Station

Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (1) 5.0
  • Jennifer 8 Jul 2018
    A real must do for a visit to Singapore. Our tour guide was fantastic, so knowledgeable and keen to share such important history of his country. Make sure you book as our tour was booked out.
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