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Back-of-House Tour: "Former Supreme Court: Unseen, Unheard"

This exclusive tour offers a glimpse into restricted areas of the former Supreme Court, usually out of bounds to the public. Go behind-the-scenes and find out more about courtroom proceedings and the experience of persons on trial as you:

  • Traverse a network of hidden passageways
  • Climb through a trapdoor into the prisoner’s dock
  • Gain access to the Viewing Gallery where members of public used to sit during court hearings
  • Discover stories of some of the highest-profile cases in Singapore’s history since 1939, tried in these very courtrooms
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10 Feb 2019, 9am





Approximately 75 minutes

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  • General Admission tickets must be purchased for this tour.
    • For Gallery Insiders/Persons with Disabilities wishing to redeem their complimentary tickets, please present valid identification at the Level B1 Ticketing Counter.
    • For Concession ticket holders who have purchased their tickets online, please bring valid identification for verification.
  • Please assemble at the Padang Atrium Tours Desk Counter at Level 1, at least 20 minutes before the start of the tour. Late-comers will not be allowed to join the tour.
  • All visitors are required to read and understand the Tours Etiquette guidelines before confirming their purchase.

Ticketing Information

  • General Admission tickets must be purchased for this tour.
  • Concessions Apply to:
    • Children aged 2-12
    • Seniors aged 60 and above
    • Students and teachers

Rating / Age Limit

  • The tour is not suitable for children below the age of 13 and visitors with limited mobility due to:
    • Steep and narrow stairways
    • High step at Viewing Gallery
    • Murder-related content

Tour is taken at your own risk. The Gallery does not accept any responsibility.


  • The tour route includes stairways and difficult to navigate spaces. For visitors with limited mobility, an alternative, abridged route will be provided (limited to one wheelchair user per tour).

Dress Code

  • Please wear comfortable foot-wear and attire. Wearing high heels is strongly not recommended for safety reasons.

Additional Info

  • All visitors are required to read and understand the Tours Etiquette guidelines before confirming their purchase.

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Event Date
Fri, 15 Feb - Sat, 29 Jun 2019

12pm, 3.30pm & 5.30pm

Ticket Pricing

Adult : S$15.00
Concession: S$12:00