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Battlebox

2 Cox Terrace | Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179622, Singapore
+65 6338 6133
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Historical Battlebox Tour in Singapore
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Singapore Battlebox and Fort Canning Hill Tour
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A former underground command centre in Fort Canning Hill, the Battlebox was part of the Malaya Command Headquarters during World War II. It was here that Lt-Gen Percival made the fateful decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese on 15 February 1942. Journey back in time to 1942 and discover the true causes of the Fall of Singapore and learn how an underground command centre functioned during the war.
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  • Average1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Cox Terrace | Fort Canning Park, Singapore 179622, Singapore
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+65 6338 6133
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Loved the tour, only complaint was not enough time in each area to view photos and read what was on walls. maybe time should be allocated at end of tour or else allow person to go with the next tour for purposes of reading if...More

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My husband and I recently visited Battle Box whilst on a 3 day stopover in Singapore . We were most surprised and impressed with the presentation, the tour and of course the incredible history surrounding the events of World War 2 in Singapore. At the...More

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We had no idea why Singapore fell during the 2nd world war. Great tour and especially the commentary. I thought I knew a little bit about the fall of Singapore However it showed I had little to no idea or knowledge to the actual situation...More

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English speaking guide, very informative and it was very interesting to find out about the facts that lead to the fall of Singapore during WW11.

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The visit and historic information was very informative. We new very little of the Singapore conflict . The visit was very interesting and the battlebox itself very good. Our guide was very good .

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I had not heard of Battlebox until a few weeks before visiting Singapore. The vast majority of reviews were positive so i thought that it might be a worthwhile trip and I'm glad I went. Although my wife and I had a little difficulty finding...More

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We really enjoyed the battlebox tour. They take you through rooms which were the center of command during the British defeat in Singapore. Alongside a very decriptive tour there are lots of artifacts to look at and videos to give more context to stages of...More

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This is a beautifully maintained piece of history. It is of significant interest to anyone who enjoys military history but would be enjoyed by most. The lady who conducted the tour was very well versed in her subject and a pleasure to listen to. I...More

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Really enjoyed the tour of the Battlebox and learning more about the history of Singapore. I wish I had more time to explore Ft Canning park while there.

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The guides were extremely helpful, welcoming and enthusiastic. This covered a period of WW2 of which I knew little. Excellent.

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ChrisAM2013
7 December 2017|
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Response from Janice T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris, I had sent an email to battlebox and received reply: “As the Battlebox is an underground bunker, the only way to access the bunker is through one flight of stairs; about 12 steps. However, we have a wheelchair... More
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Belindatlh
4 September 2017|
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Response from Xiaoling10 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about this. You will have to contact them directly.
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Usuff
22 June 2017|
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Response from SpikerKenA | Reviewed this property |
From the Battlebox com sg website (which also has lots of additional up-to-date info: THE BATTLEBOX TOUR - A Story of Strategy & Surrender ™ (1 hour) Adult: S$18 Child (7 – 12 years): S$9 Timings (Mondays, including... More
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