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School Holiday Fun: Indian Heritage Comes Alive With "Escape Room", Art & Craft

Learning doesn't have to be confined to the classroom. As a kid, my favourite post-exam activity was when my school organised field trips to cultural spots so that we could learn more about the communities they are based on.

From 13 to 21 March 2021, the Indian Heritage Centre has a whole range of fun drop-in craft activities, guided tours and experiential programmes. They not only appeal to nostalgic adults like me but young families as well. Check out the list of highlights below:


How about a thrilling escape-room style experiential game that is educational at the same time? You'll get to discover the rich history and heritage of the Indian community in Singapore through this jewel hunt.

Date & Time: 13, 14, 16 – 21 March 2021, 30 mins slots from 1-3pm
Cost: $20 per group 


This specially curated guided tour is perfect for the kiddos. Led by experienced docents, you'll learn more about Indian heritage and culture through an engaging tour of the permanent galleries. You'll also get to see traditional Indian trades come alive at the experiential pop-up booths with live demonstrations by professional Indian goldsmiths and garland makers.

Date & Time: 17, 19 March 2021, 3 – 4pm 
Cost: Free* (A small refundable deposit is required to book slots)


If you are an arts and crafts lover, this activity will appeal to you. Learn the traditional art of Indian Block Printing and discover various techniques you need to know to print your own fabric and paper. 

Date & Time: 16 – 19 March 2021, 6.30 – 7.30pm 
Cost: Free* (A small refundable deposit is required to book slots)


If you're looking for something more chill, visit the permanent galleries at Indian Heritage Centre and be treated to a nice cup of Chai to complete your cultural journey.

Date & Time: 16 & 18 March 2021, 3 – 4.30pm
Cost: Free* (A small refundable deposit is required to book slots)

Register here to book your slots for the programmes. 

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