Defence Through The Ages


Are we safe? How are we keeping Singapore, our home, safe against the backdrop of evolving security threats? What role can you play? Come with us on a journey through some of the key historical events that have shaped our defence strategy through the years and explore how you can play a part in keeping Singapore safe and secure.

For group and corporate bookings, please contact: [email protected]

Date Time Duration Price Suitable Age Group
2nd and 4th Sunday of every month
12pm & 2pm
1 hour
5 years old and above

*To participate in the Defence Through The Ages guided tour, please proceed to the Concourse at least 15 minutes before the stipulated tour time. The tour is limited to a maximum of twenty (20) persons and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tour Features

The Impact of the Japanese Occupation

What was life like during the Japanese Occupation? How was this dark past a sobering call to defend ourselves? How did it pave the way towards our fight for independence and lay the foundation of multiculturalism in our society? Learn more about this dark but significant part of our history and how it remains a poignant lesson today.

National Service Over the Years

National Service has been the bedrock of Singapore’s defence. When was National Service introduced and what has changed over the years? Is National Service still relevant today and how is it keeping up with times? Appreciate the continued importance of National Service and what we need to build the next-generation SAF.

Future-proofing Singapore’s Defence

How do the lessons of the past make us stronger and what can we do to ensure that Singapore is ready to tackle present and future threats? Reflect on the challenges that Singapore faces and how we can turn them into opportunities to ready ourselves for the future.