Spice Explorer for a Day

Spice Explorer for a Day

Did you know that Fort Canning Park was Singapore’s first botanic garden where many different spices such as pepper, nutmeg and clove were planted over 200 years ago?

Step into the shoes of one of the early explorers to Singapore and learn about the different uses of these interesting spices through interactive hands-on activities at Lewin Terrace.

Session 1

Session 2


Image Credit: Nparks


11 March, 10:00–12:00.







River Valley Road, Singapore 179037

How to get there?

Fort Canning Park is bounded by Hill Street, Canning Rise, Clemenceau Avenue and River Valley Road.

By MRT: 

Alight at Clarke Quay Station (Exit E) or Dhoby Ghaut Station (Exit B).

  • Clarke Quay Station: Come out from Exit E, turn left and walk along Coleman Bridge. Turn left again at the end of Coleman Bridge and head towards the pedestrian overhead bridge (100m away) along River Valley Road. Cross the overhead bridge and you will enter Fort Canning Park.  
  • Dhoby Ghaut Station: Come out from Exit B, cross Penang Road, turn left and keep a lookout for the tunnel leading to Fort Canning Park.