Associate Companies

Singapore History Consultants Pte Ltd is one of four companies  that work very closely together – Singapore History Consultants Pte Ltd, Journeys Pte Ltd, The Changi Museum Pte Ltd and The Heritage Box Pte Ltd. Each company has its own specialisation, but their core competencies all complement and strengthen each other. Together, these associate companies offer a wide range of heritage services unparalleled by any other group of companies in Singapore.

Journeys Pte Ltd

​Journeys Pte Ltd is an award-winning travel company with a special expertise in heritage-based tours in Singapore. It is a market leader for creative travel services in Singapore, particularly educational, rigorously-researched special interest tours and historical narrated walks. Journeys holds a proven track record in customising special programmes to the most demanding of requirements, providing all its clients the exclusive insider’s Singaporean experience that most other tours don’t.

In 2003, Journeys launched The Original Singapore Walks® and in doing so, introduced a whole new dimension to the local tourism industry then. These premium narrated walks, led by guides who are experts of the city, were an instant hit with residents and visitors alike and have won multiple Singapore Tourism Awards.

​Lonely Planet puts it simply: “If you just do one tour in Singapore, make it one of these.”

The Heritage Box

The Heritage Box is the publishing and distribution arm of our heritage group of companies. It sets out to cultivate a stronger awareness of history, through the distribution of selection of historical publications. Titles include The Story of Changi by David Nelson, ‘The Times – Naval Base Issue’, The Changi Murals by Wally Hammond and To Japan to Lay a Ghost by Peter S. Rhodes. ​These titles and more are available for sale at Haw Par Villa’s Visitor Centre and Gift Shop.

The Heritage Box also owns and manages the Sixth Milestone bistro and cafe at Haw Par Villa. The transport-themed bistro and cafe serves up simple local style kopi and teh, a range of beers, and snacks for visitors.

The Changi Museum Pte Ltd

In 2001, the Singapore Tourism Board appointed Singapore History Consultants to manage the new Changi Chapel and Museum having a proven track record in developing and operating public education programmes (for schools, military groups, corporate organizations) since 1995. The Changi Museum Pte Ltd (TCMPL) was set up as an associate company to undertake this responsibility.

Under the management of TCMPL, ​The Changi Museum was set up as a free-access museum dedicated to the memory of all civilians and prisoners of war who suffered under the Japanese Occupation of Singapore from 1942 to 1945. The museum’s primary responsibility was its educational and social role. It raised awareness of the Pacific War, and in particular relayed to students and tourists alike, an appreciation of the suffering and sacrifice of civilians and POWs who were incarcerated in Singapore. It was a must-see for war veterans as well as visitors interested in understanding the history of the Pacific War in Malaya and Singapore. 

The Museum received international praise for its sensitive and poignant portrayal of the war years in Singapore, and regularly hosted foreign dignitaries and diplomatic staff. It developed strong links with museums and research agencies overseas that contribute alternative perspectives to the story of the defence of Singapore and became a focal point for researchers, war veterans and remembrance / commemorative events.

The Changi Museum was managed by TCMPL from 2001 – 2018. From 2017 – 2018, the museum was jointly managed by TCMPL and National Heritage

Board (NHB). From 2019, management of the museum was passed back to the State.