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Reflections at Bukit Chandu

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This little known museum is in a charming colonial bungalow on a hill. Read and watch a video on... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Bernadette T
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Moving tribute to the men of the 1st & 2nd Malay Regiments

This is a must do, especially for people interested in history. You'll be moved by the best in the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Jeanette M
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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This little known museum is in a charming colonial bungalow on a hill. Read and watch a video on how the Malay Regiment fought a brave battle against the enemy. There are plagues with the names of those that perished.

1  Thank Bernadette T
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a must do, especially for people interested in history. You'll be moved by the best in the human spirit. The entire visit doesn't take much over 2 hours, so I'd suggest the following: MRT to Haw Par Villa (1 - 2 hr), go...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Looking back into Singapore history, Looking back history of the Singapore Army defending during WWll at Bukit Chanda, the defence post fighting hard def3nding the Japanese advance.

Thank Roland127
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The museum is a small house on the top of the hill. It has many personal items and personal stories of families of the soldiers. It is worth a visit if you are into war history. Too bad there was nobody working inside to answer...More

Thank MTYH
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A little advertised exhibition focusing on one aspect of the overthrow of Singapore by Japanese forces during WW2. Because the scope is limited, it provides a very moving and intimate insight into the tragedy - at a personal as well as a political level -...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is the part of history I was not aware, after visiting this lovely house pf Bt Chandu, I was impressed with the heroic action of those who died bravely out of duty to defend Singapore from the Japanese invasion. Big Salute to this group...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Every australian visits changi when they come to singapore. For me this is a lot more interesting and moving. Check it out while you visit gardens and parks nearby eg kent ridge, southern ridges

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Bukit Chandu is hidden away from the city, right in the thick jungle although it is really close to downtown. I took a taxi there and the driver was surprised by how hidden it really was and offered to wait for me although I did...More

Thank BernhardK1
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Located in the western part of Singapore at a walking distance of around 30 minutes from Pasir Panjang train station in a hilly area. Almost no traffic for majority of the walk once you are off Pasir Panjang road on to Pepys road. This is...More

2  Thank Sharad V
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Walked here from the MRT up the hill so if walking is not for you then a taxi might be an option. Great museum showing he sacrifice of the Malay Regiment during the fall of Singapore. Closed Mondays and at the moment free entry.

1  Thank Kiwisflythecoop
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It seemed rather out of the way for public transport, especially MRT. As I said in my review, I took a taxi and even then, had to have the hotel personnel also give directions to the driver. I would advise pre-printing a... More
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