Chinese Heritage Centre

The Chinese Heritage Centre (CHC) was founded in 1995 to advance knowledge and understanding of the Chinese Overseas communities in different parts of the world. It is housed in the historic Administration Block of the former Nanyang University, a landmark establishment as the first and only Chinese university outside China, founded by the Chinese overseas.

Visitors will find it pleasant to simply admire the unique architecture of this 1950s building, now a National Monument, or take a stroll in the Yunnan Garden or by the Nantah Lake, right beside the Centre.

The Chinese outside China are heterogeneous. The Exhibition: Chinese More or Less at the Chinese Heritage Centre addresses this diversity and poses the question of whether Chinese-ness can be quantified.
Through the exhibits in seven different galleries which illustrate Chinese in different parts of the world and across generations, the Exhibition explores what it has meant, at different times, to be defined as Chinese by oneself, by other Chinese, and by people other than Chinese and how the defining of Chinese has moved beyond simple categorization.

The Chinese Heritage Centre (CHC) was founded in 1995 to advance knowledge and understanding of the Chinese Overseas communities in different parts of the world. It is housed in the historic Administration Block of the former Nanyang University, a landmark establishment as the first and only Chinese university outside China, founded by the Chinese overseas.

Visitors will find it pleasant to simply admire the unique architecture of this 1950s building, now a National Monument, or take a stroll in the Yunnan Garden or by the Nantah Lake, right beside the Centre.

The Chinese outside China are heterogeneous. The Exhibition: Chinese More or Less at the Chinese Heritage Centre addresses this diversity and poses the question of whether Chinese-ness can be quantified.
Through the exhibits in seven different galleries which illustrate Chinese in different parts of the world and across generations, the Exhibition explores what it has meant, at different times, to be defined as Chinese by oneself, by other Chinese, and by people other than Chinese and how the defining of Chinese has moved beyond simple categorization.

Admission:
Free admission

Charges only apply for Guided Tours
(Request should be made at least one week in advance):
Students of all levels: $1.00
(Admission charges for teachers accompanying student groups are waived)
Senior Citizens: $1.00
Adults: $3.00
* Prices are subject to changes.

General Contact:
Phone: 6790 6176
Fax: 6792 0017
Email: chc@ntu.edu.sg

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 5pm
Closed on Public Holidays.

Address:
Chinese Heritage Centre
12 Nanyang Drive (Nanyang Technological University)
Singapore 637721

Approximate Exhibition Touring Time:
1 hour

Getting there:
By MRT
The nearest MRT station is Boon Lay (EW27).
You have to take a bus from Boon Lay Interchange.

By Bus
179 (Alight after the Innovation Centre)

By Car
Take the Pan Island Expressway and exit at Pioneer Road North

Info for the disabled:
Special arrangements can be made.
Please contact the Centre in advance.

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