Plan to visit the Istana during the Istana Open House and make it a memorable one with a 45-minute guided tour of the Istana building led by the Preservation of Sites and Monuments (PSM) Division’s Volunteers Guides. Hear interesting stores about this well-loved National Monument which has witnessed Singapore’s colonial past, tumultuous years and independence in 1965. The building tour will interweave human interest stories as well as cover selected architectural details of the neo-Palladian style building. Get to visit its stately function rooms which have welcomed royalty, presidents and other VIPs throughout its history. Tour participants will receive a special Istana souvenir brochure and an exclusive Istana collar pin. All proceeds collected from the tours will go towards Community Chest.
Venue: Istana (register at the counter in front of the Istana building)
o Adults (13 years and above): $4 for Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents (PRs) and $10 for foreigners
o Children 4-12 years old: $2
o Children 3 years old and below: free-of-charge
*Children 12 years old and below must be accompanied by an adult.
Family package fees:
o Family of four (Singapore citizens and PRs): $12 (instead of $16)
o Family of four (foreigners): $30 (instead of $40)
When: 9 Feb 2016, 9am - 3pm
Venue/Organizer: National Heritage Board (NHB)