War & Its Impact
 

These World War II tours are joint programmes with The Changi Museum, an associate company.

Topics / Skills

Itinerary can include two or more of the following sites

  • The Changi Museum
  • Battle Box
  • Kranji War Cemetery
  • Labrador Par & Secret Tunnels
  • Memories at Old Ford Factory
  • Reflections at Bukit Chandu
  • Johore Battery
  • Changi Beach Massacre Site
  • Kent Ridge Park

Recommended for Secondary 2

The Battlefield Study Tour™ (with talk, video and wreath-laying ceremony)

In this comprehensive tour about the defence and fall of Singapore during the Second World War, students will understand the key strategic issues that led to Singapore’s surrender on 15 February 1942. Students will walk the ground and be exposed to the actual terrain on which battles were fought during Singapore’s fall to the Japanese.

  • Complements learning of ‘World War II & the Fall of Singapore’ and ‘The Occupation Years’ chapters
  • Pre-tour talk & video for comprehensive understanding (optional)
  • Wreath-laying ceremony at Kranji War Cemetery
  • Deepens understanding of current defence strategy and the need for Total Defence
  • Appreciate factors that led to the fall of Singapore
  • Learn about life in captivity for POWs and civilian internees
  • Be inspired by stories of uncommon valour and sacrifice

Exploring Changi in World War II™

  • Complements learning of ‘World War II & the Fall of Singapore’ and ‘The Occupation Years’ chapters
  • Understand Changi’s military significance
  • Witness the lives of POWs during the war, and learn about life in captivity
  • Explore the Changi Museum and hear moving stories of courage and strength in adversity