We are taking you on a journey through the enchanting world of Haw Par Villa in Singapore. This hidden gem is a captivating destination filled with unique attractions and hidden surprises. Whether you’re a local seeking an offbeat adventure or a traveler looking to explore the lesser-known side of Singapore, Haw Par Villa offers an experience like no other. Join us as we delve into the rich history, intriguing mythology, and awe-inspiring beauty of this extraordinary park. Get ready to experience the mysteries and uncover the secrets that await within the gates of Haw Par Villa. Let’s begin this unforgettable adventure together!
Plan a Haw Par Villa date! We have a plan at the end of this article.
Hell’s Museum in Haw Par Villa, Singapore, is a thought-provoking exhibition that explores the evolution of graphic representations of afterlife sins and punishments across ancient civilizations. It offers an immersive experience, including the Ten Courts of Hell attraction, showcasing the consequences of sins. The museum operates from Tuesday to Sunday. It provides a unique perspective on the concept of the afterlife and offers insights into diverse beliefs and traditions. Hell’s Museum, which covers 3,800 square meters within Haw par Villa.
Art Journey Cafe and Studio
Art Journey is one of the main places in Haw Par Villa. The cafe will serve a variety of drinks and snacks. The best part is that their art jamming workshop will be open to people of all ages and skill levels, and it will provide a fun and creative environment for participants to express themselves through art. The gallery will showcase the work of local and international artists and provide a platform for emerging artists to showcase their talent. They have been conducting mosaic art jamming sessions. You can explore their art galleries and chill out with delicious food. Their vegetarian menu is something interesting to try out. In short, the Art journey is the place where you can spend your holidays in a creative way. Catch the vibe folks!
Art Journey’s operating hours are:
Mon-Fri: 8 am – 7 pm
Sat-Sun: 9 am – 7 pm
Indulge yourself in vibrant colors and beautiful pavilions inspired by Chinese architecture. This open space is perfect for music and arts. Culture courtyards will be a place for gathering and social interaction. Also serves as a platform for cultural events, performances, and exhibitions, promoting cultural preservation and appreciation. Courtyards can be utilized as educational spaces, providing opportunities for workshops, and lectures. They can serve as platforms for sharing knowledge, traditions, and artistic expressions.
DIY Trails and Visitor Centre
Haw Par Villa in Singapore offers DIY trails for visitors to explore at their own pace. One of the trails is the Buddhist Trail, which allows you to discover the park’s religious sculptures and dioramas. These trails provide an opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique artwork and symbolism found throughout the park. The DIY trails at Haw Par Villa offer a chance to appreciate the sculptures, learn about different religious traditions, and explore the park’s rich history and cultural significance.
Visit the Rise of Asia Museum (Coming soon!)
- This is another museum that has yet to be launched to the public.
- It will probably be open in the next phase of their opening.
- It is planned to open in 2024.
- The museum aims to explain Asian entrepreneurship and the modern rise of Asia and help the world understand the new evolving Asia.
- It features the Aw brothers’ Tiger Balm business and their humble beginnings.
All You Need to Know About Haw Par Villa
Park: Daily, 9 am – 8 pm (last entry: 7.30 pm)
Visitor Centre: Daily, 10 am – 6 pm
Hell’s Museum: Tues – Sun, 10 am – 6 pm (last entry: 5pm)
Various amenities and sites within the park have different operating hours, so do check out the timings on our website before your visit!
Admission to Hell’s Museum, which allows entry to our infamous 10 Courts of Hell, is ticketed at $18/Adult, and $10/Child (7-12 years old). Please check our Hell’s Museum page here for more details, and for booking your special slot in hell!
We accept cash, NETS, PayNow / PayLah, Mastercard and VISA at Haw Par Villa.
- Our main car park along Pasir Panjang Road is open from 7.30 am – 8 pm daily.
- Cars: $8 per entry.
- Motorcycles: $2 per entry.
Note: only cash payment is accepted.
Plan A Date- Bonus Tip
- Plan to start your date around 9 am.
- Visit the Hell Museum. Sixth Milestone Café for Kopi and Snacks.
- Explore the whole park while enjoying the scenery.
- Plan to have lunch at Art Journey café- try exclusive dishes.
- In the afternoon, you can opt for an art jamming session at Art Journey to relax a bit.
- Take some pictures and create memories. (Do not use flashlight)
- End your date with cakes and cold beverages.