Chinese Heritage Centre

Understanding Chineseness in Chinese Heritage Centre

Chinese Heritage Centre is a cultural center of the Chinese community and a research institute, located in the territory of the Nanyang Technological University. Its exposition tells about Chinese identity and help to understand what unites all Chinese communities around the world. The building (former university administrative building) is one of Singapore's architectural monuments of national importance.

What does it mean to be Chinese? How do Chinese communities live in the modern world? Today the exhibitions of the centre are one of the most important attractions for all the visitors willing to find answers to these questions. 

The centre is the only research institute located outside China, which specializes in the studies of Overseas Chinese.  

For booking a guided tour, please contact the centre


Credit: Image of Chinese Heritage Centre

Opening hours

Mon–Fri 09:30–17:00, Sat–Sun 10:00–17:00.


Adult Ticket: 4 SGD
Foreign Visitors: Student Ticket (Undergraduate and below): 2 SGD
Singapore citizens & PRs: Free


+65 6790 6176



12 Nanyang Drive Nanyang Technological University Jurong West, West S637721

How to get there?

Nearest Bus Stop

Bus 179A and 179

  Walking 3 mins from bus stop B27251

Nearest MRT station

Pioneer MRT (EW28)

  Walking 24 mins from Exit B