Back-of-House Tour - Former Supreme Court: Unseen, Unheard | Every Saturday
Back-of-House Tour - Former Supreme Court: Unseen, Unheard | Every Saturday

Back-of-House Tour - Former Supreme Court: Unseen, Unheard | Every Saturday


14 Feb (Thu) - 31 Dec (Tue)

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Monday, 15:30 - 16:45

Tuesday, 15:30 - 16:45

Wednesday, 15:30 - 16:45

Thursday, 15:30 - 16:45

Friday, 15:30 - 16:45

Saturday, 15:30 - 16:45

Sunday, 15:30 - 16:45


$15 / Pax (General Admission ticket required)


National Gallery Singapore. Meeting Point: Level 1 Tours Desk, Padang Atrium

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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 


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
    • For concession ticket holders who have purchased their tickets online, please bring valid identification for verification.

Rating / Age Limit

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

  • Please assemble at the Padang Atrium Tours Desk 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. 

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