Singapore – Then & Now
(Outdoor Trail)

An outdoor trail that highlights the contributions made by the different cultures.

Programme Details


  1. Develop an understanding of what life was like in the past and the role of the early settlers in shaping the Singapore of today
  2. Appreciate the development of Singapore, from the arrival of our forefathers till the present day 


Part 1: Pre-Trail Briefing [15 Mins]

A briefing will be conducted for students at a pre-arranged location prior to the start of the trail.

Part 2: Highlights of the Outdoor Trail [2 Hrs 30 Mins, Inclusive of Travelling Time between Sites]

Go on a journey to explore the paths tread by our forefathers and discover how some of the occupations held by them in the past contributed to the progress and development of Singapore. Uncover the secrets behind conserved buildings and development of their architecture that have stood the test of time and learn about their uses today.

Choice of Venues:
(Please Choose 2)
1. Chinatown (Kretar Ayer) 2. Kampong Glam 3. Little India 4. Boat Quay
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

Shophouses of Chinatown

Samsui Women Sculpture
Malay Heritage Centre

Muscat Street (Omani-style granite Arches)

Sultan Mosque
Little India Arcade

Former Tekka Market

Former House of Tan Teng Niah
Former Fullerton Hotel

Sculptures along Boat Quay

Sir Stamford Raffles Statue (The Landing Point)
*Buses will be provided by SDC

For enquiries and/or booking of educational programmes, please contact:

North & West Zones

Ariel Ong (Ms), Asst. Account Manager
Tel: (65) 9362 9675
Email: [email protected]

South & East Zones

Rick Lee (Mr), Asst. Account Manager
Tel: (65) 9693 4955
Email: [email protected]

Or email us at [email protected], our Education programme specialist will contact you shortly.