Royal Selangor Pewter Centre

Be dazzled by Royal Selangor one of the oldest and best-known names in the pewter industry for its internationally-acclaimed innovative designs and fine craftsmanship. The elegant yet contemporary designed Royal Selangor Pewter Centre comprises three main sections the Pewter Gallery, the Pewtersmithing Demonstration, which includes the School of Hard Knocks pewtersmithing workshop and the Retail Store.

A tour of the Royal Selangor Pewter Centre begins with the Pewter Gallery that is aimed at educating visitors on the history of Royal Selangor, as well as allow visitors to learn more about the beauty and versatility of pewter. Among the highlights of the Pewter Gallery are a Heritage section showcasing the history of tin and includes a display of antique pewtersmithing tools and antique pewter, the Founders Touchmark Yu He Zu Xi and other touchmarks, Precious Metal an exhibit to demonstrate the recyclability of pewter and the Hall of Finishes that allows visitors to experience the different pewter textures, highlighting its versatility and beauty.

Following the Pewter Gallery is the Pewtersmithing demonstration, where visitors will get a first-hand view of and even participate in Royal Selangors pewter crafting process within a comfortable environment. Visitors can see for themselves how pewter is made and the different phases pewter undergoes to become Royal Selangor creations.

Part of the Pewtersmithing demonstration includes a visit to the School of Hard Knocks at the Royal Selangor Pewter Centre. For $30 per person, visitors are able to enroll themselves into this fun-filled pewtersmithing workshop where an instructor will lead the participants through the simple steps of creating their very own pewter item using traditional tools. Each session lasts 45 minutes and graduates get their very own certificate upon completion of the course.

A visit to the Pewter Centre is only complete when you have been to the Retail Store. Featuring a wide selection of the latest Royal Selangor pewter designs, the store also offers sterling silver by Comyns. Visitors can leisurely browse in their search for gifts or to add to their personal collections.

Open
9 am – 9 pm (daily)

Admission
Tour Gallery and Retail Showroom : Free
School of Hard Knocks :$30 per person
* Prices are subject to changes.

Approximate Touring Time
30 minutes

Location
3A River Valley Road #01-01 Clarke Quay

Tel
(65) 6268 9600

Fax
(65) 6268 6300

Getting There
MRT: Take the North-East line and alight at Clarke Quay Station (NE5). Click here to view MRT route map.
Bus: Take 54 from Scotts Road or 32 and 195 from City Hall MRT Station.
Also easily accessible by taxi.

Source:http://www.visitsingapore.com/

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