Built 160 years ago by Sultan Ali, the son of Sultan Hussein Shah, the sprawling grounds of the Istana Kampong Glam is home to the Malay Heritage Centre.

The centre acts as a vital heritage institution for the Malay community in Singapore. Featuring artefacts, murals and multimedia displays across nine galleries, the museum traces the history and material culture of the Singapore Malays, as well as their contributions towards nation-building. Through its exhibits, programmes and activities, the Centre hopes to honour the past while providing a means for present-day expression.

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
(Last admission 5.30 pm)

The museum is closed on Mondays.

Free admission* to the Museum building for all Singapore citizens & Permanent Residents

*charges are applicable to selected exhibitions and programmes

Foreign Visitors

Category Price
Adult $4.00
Adults (for group of 20 and above) 20% discount
Family package (For group admission of up to 5 persons) $12
Seniors*(60 years old and above) $2.00
Students* (Free for children under 6 years old) $2.00

*Please present ID for verification.

Address: 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501
Tel: (+65) 6391 0450

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National Heritage Board.
Malay Heritage Centre.