Visit SCDF Establishments
Learn life-saving skills through interactive and fun-filled activities at SCDF's Civil Defence Heritage Gallery, Emergency Preparedness Centre and Fire Stations.
Please note that mask-wearing is optional for all visitors of SCDF Establishments.
Fire Station Open House
Members of the public can visit our Fire Station Open House in person. Guided tours are available at the Fire Stations listed below for members of the public on Saturday mornings over two time slots – 9.00am to 9.50am or 10.00am to 10.50am:
- Marina Bay
- Paya Lebar
- Ang Mo Kio
- Bukit Batok*
Visitors to our Fire Station can look forward to the following during the guided tour:
- Introduction to the Open House;
- Introduction to Emergency Vehicles and their capabilities;
- Demo on donning the full protective gear;
- Demo on using various equipment/appliances; and
- Photo taking
You are encouraged to make an online booking. This will enable our fire stations to plan ahead and provide guests with the best visitor experience. Walk-in visitors without an online booking will be allowed entry depending on the availability of visitor
We seek your understanding that in the event of a fire station turnout to firefighting and/or rescue emergencies, the fire station visit may have to be terminated.
Click here to make a booking. (Please note that the booking form is only available on Mondays-Fridays from 9.00am to 5.00pm (excluding Public Holidays).
*Please note that no pets are allowed to enter the Fire Station.
*Please be informed that Bukit Batok Fire Station will not be hosting the weekly Saturday Fire Station Open House from 30 Sep 2023 to Feb 2025. Please refer to the list of other Fire Stations available for visits.
Virtual Fire Station Open House
The virtual Fire Station group visit is conducted from 10.00am to 10.30am and will be hosted by one of the Fire Stations listed below:
- Jurong Island
- West Coast Marine
- Brani Marine
Click here to view which Fire Station is hosting the virtual group visits and to register for a virtual group visit.
NOTE: Tuas View Fire Station is not available for both physical or virtual Fire Station visit.
Emergency Preparedness Centre (EPC) & Civil Defence Heritage Gallery (CDHG)
The Civil Defence Heritage Gallery (CDHG) and Emergency Preparedness Centre (EPC) are co-located with Central Fire Station, 62 Hill Street, Singapore 179367. The main entrance to CDHG and EPC faces the Funan Centre.
Operating Hours: Tuesdays to Sundays (including Public Holidays), 10am – 5pm. Kindly note that the CDHG and EPC are closed on Mondays.
Civil Defence Heritage Gallery (CDHG): The CDHG is open for walk-in visits, however, to request for a guided tour, please make a booking using the formsg link below.
Emergency Preparedness Centre (EPC): The EPC is not open for walk-ins and visits to the EPC will require a pre-booking using the formsg link below.
Emergency Preparedness Centre
The 280m2 EPC is the first of its kind purpose-built centre in Singapore which utilizes highly visual and interactive exhibits to impart emergency preparedness knowledge and skills to its visitors of all ages. Some of these exhibits include the fire extinguisher simulator which discharges water onto a video wall depicting a few incipient fire scenarios as well as interactive mannequins for visitors to try out the Heimlich manoeuvre and CPR procedure.
[Note: The EPC is suitable for those aged 10 years and above]
Civil Defence Heritage Gallery
Embark on a tour of the past and learn about the latest firefighting and rescue technology developed and used by the SCDF.
There are customised interactive stations for a close-up experience of what firefighters and rescuers undergo in an operation.
Request for Emergency Preparedness Centre/ Civil Defence Heritage Gallery Visit
Click here to request a visit to Emergency Preparedness Centre or Civil Defence Heritage Gallery.
Kindly note that the CDHG and EPC are closed on Mondays.
Civil Defence Virtual Heritage Gallery
Step inside our Civil Defence Heritage Gallery and embark on a journey covering the history, evolution and development of Civil Defence in Singapore, at your own time and convenience. SCDF presents to you our very own virtual heritage gallery tour.
How it works
- Navigate your way through the gallery by clicking on the white circles located floor.
- Click on the circular indicators to view the content
- Click on the content once again to enlarge the view
Click here to view the Civil Defence Virtual Heritage Gallery.