Surviving the Japanese Occupation Exhibit
War-history buffs will appreciate the permanent exhibition at Singapore’s Old Ford Factory, opened in 2017 to mark the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore
, at Singapore’s Old Ford Factory, where the British surrendered to the Japanese forces on February 15, 1942, signalling the beginning of a 3½-year occupation. Four sections display diary entries, identity cards, maps, newspapers clippings, medals and other artifacts of the era. You can roam around on your own, or take a free daily tour offered at 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; Saturdays 11 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.; and Sundays 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. The tours are first come, first served for a maximum of 20 people.