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Guided Tour of the Police Heritage Centre

Learn about the development of the Police Force from colonial days to modern-day Singapore at the Police Heritage Centre!

By Singapore Police Force

When and where

Date and time

Starts on Thu, 1 Sep 2022 10:00 +08


New Phoenix Park, Police Headquarters 28 Irrawaddy Road Singapore, 329560 Singapore

About this event

About the Police Heritage Centre

The Police Heritage Centre (PHC) welcomes visitors with a showcase of multifarious exhibits and multimedia displays that highlights the rich history of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) from the colonial times till the present day. Immerse yourself in the challenges of early policing, the post-WWII period of secret societies resurgence and communist subversion, as well as learn how community policing has brought the police and community closer together to fight crime, making Singapore one of the safest countries in the world. The PHC also pays tribute to the heroism and sacrifice of police officers who have died in the line of duty to keep Singapore safe and secure.

Tour Information

  • Guided tours are offered from Tuesdays to Saturdays. We are closed on Mondays, Sundays, and Public Holidays.
  • Each tour is approximately one and a half hours long.
  • Tours are conducted in English and are recommended for participants aged 12 and above.
  • When visiting, you may wish to set aside 1.5 hours for the guided tour and for some time to explore the Heritage Centre.


New Phoenix Park, Police Headquarters

28 Irrawaddy Road

Singapore 329560

*Main entrance is opposite Ren Ci Hospital, along Irrawaddy Road


Parking is not available on our premises. Visitors who drive may wish to park nearby at Novena Square 2, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, and Mount Elizabeth Hospital or along Shan Road. Otherwise, you can consider taking public transport to visit us.

Things to Note

By registering for the tour, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Your personal data may be used and/or disclosed to the Public Affairs Department for the purpose of identity verification and such other related purposes.
  2. Any photos taken by the Public Affairs Department during the tour may be used by SPF for promotional purposes. Visitors may inform us on the day of visit if they have any concerns.
  3. The guided tour requires a minimum of 5 pax in order to start a tour. If there is an insufficient number of attendees, PHC reserves the right to combine multiple groups to make up the numbers for a full group.
  4. For all cancellations of tour, please inform the PHC at least 5 working days before the allocated tour slot as our tours are outsourced to a service provider. A penalty fee based on prevailing cost/tour paid by SPF will be imposed for failure to do so.
  5. Upon making a successful appointment, applicants will have to provide their personal details for clearance into our premises. Successful applicants will receive an email to confirm their tour details via
  6. Visitors are required to bring their Photo ID (i.e. NRIC/Driving License/Student Pass/Passport) on the day of visit to enter the Police Headquarters or entry will be denied. (IDs are not needed for children below the age of 7.)
  7. Photo-taking is allowed in the PHC. However, please refrain from taking photos/videos of other parts of the building.
  8. Food and drink are not permitted within the PHC.
  9. All visitors are required to collect their visitor passes at the guardhouse before they are able to enter our premises. It is therefore strongly recommended for visitors to come at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour to facilitate the collection of passes.

How to Book

1. Click on "Select A Date".

2. Pick your preferred tour date and time and click on "Tickets".

3. Click on "Register" and complete the registration form.

4. Each ticket is valid for one individual. If you are visiting in a group, separate tickets are needed for each individual. Availability is on a first come, first served basis.


For enquiries, please email us at and we will get back to you within 5 working days.


Advisory on Mask Wearing in the PHC

Mask wearing is no longer mandatory within the PHC, and will be up to each individual's discretion.

About the organiser

The Heritage & Social Responsibility Branch (HSB) is responsible for preserving and promoting the rich heritage of the SPF. HSB advances public education and the understanding of the history of the SPF, including facilitating the collection and preservation of Police artefacts, as well as curating the exhibits and hosting tours at the Police Heritage Centre.

Should you wish to learn more about Police Heritage, please visit the following website links:

Police Heritage Trail:

SPF200 Virtual Exhibition "Frontier Town to Safest City":

For more information or clarification, please email: