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“Fascinating view into a difficult time.”
Review of Battlebox

Battlebox
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US$13.51*
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Historical Battlebox Tour in Singapore
Ranked #12 of 895 things to do in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The excellent guide took us through a fascinating period in the history of Singapore. Brought to life by the artifacts and models in the rooms. As my father and father in law both trained as doctors in the late 40s, it was very interesting to see some of the equipment they would have used. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a brilliant time visiting the Battlebox. I must admit my husband was the one who wanted to go and I wasn’t really bother but I’m so glad we went. I really enjoyed the tour.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Battlebix in Singapore. Very interesting and enlightening quire. Learned a lot more about the surrender in Singapore. Well worth a visit if you are in Singapore

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an Australian Military firearms collector and Historian of firearms from both WW1 and WW2 this trip was to revisit areas of the Singapore conflict and surrender. Our tour was expertly done, comprehensive and enjoyable, the tour guides knew their history well and provided an excellent tour of the many 27 rooms of the Battlebox. It is great to see the preservation of our history good and bad. Bless all those that were sacrificed or suffered during this conflict.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was one of the best we have done. The guide was extremely professional with great knowledge and responsive to the members of the group. Her presentation was excellent.The actual Battlebox is an amazing setup with models and memorabilia. All staff were very friendly. We thoroughly recommend this tour to everyone...a wonderful record of Singapore ‘s WW2 history.

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