Artoholic Singapore: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Bras Basah Bugis Arts Precinct

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 45 minutes

Departs: Singapore, Singapore

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Get a unique and personal insight into what's formally known as the Bras Basah Bugis arts and cultural precinct on this self-guided GPS audio tour. Chock-a-block with arts venues, historical buildings, architectural gems, cool cafes and hidden secrets, this walk aims to channel the inner artoholic in you.

Places to stop along the way include The Substation, The National Museum, The Singapore Art Museum, The National Design Centre, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, DECK, Lasalle College of the Arts, 7 Kickstart Cafe, Centre 42, Fine Palate Cafe, Private Museum, Kapok, Artichoke, DECK and The Institute of Contemporary Art.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

What's Included

Lifetime access to Artoholic Singapore: The Bras Basah Bugis arts and cultural precinct audio tour

Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

VoiceMap Application

What's Not Included


Smartphone and headphones

Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 6 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • All of VoiceMap's audio tours are self-guided and users must bring their own smartphone and headphones to take the tour. We urge all our users to wear facemasks and carry hand sanitizer with them to ensure they're own protection and the protection of othe
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

National Museum of Singapore
The National Museum is the place to find out about the official narrative of Singapore's history. It houses the Singapore History Gallery, as well as the Singapore Living Galleries, which focuses on food, fashion, photography, fashion, film and wayang.

• Admission Ticket Free

Singapore Art Museum
Unlike the National Museum, the Singapore Art Museum or SAM's focus is really on contemporary art practice, particularly that of Singapore and the South East Asian region.

• Admission Ticket Free

At The Institute of Contemporary Arts you'll find engaging showcases of emerging and established artists with strong curatorial depth, as well as cutting edge research on contemporary art and its development in Asia.

• Admission Ticket Free

National Design Centre
The National Design Centre building has been used as a convent, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and the Chinese Opera Institute. The Centre hosts regular talks, film screenings, and weekend pop-up markets, and is now the focal point for all things design.

• Admission Ticket Free

Objectifs - Centre for Photography & Film
The Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film has been occupied by an arts non-profit called Sculpture Square for the previous 15 years. The building consists of a gallery, a retail space, a studio, a workshop space and an outdoor courtyard area for events.

• Admission Ticket Free

Lasalle College of the Arts
Lasalle College of the Arts was founded by Brother Joseph McNally in 1984. He originally funded most of it himself. The ethos of the college is strongly practice-led and industry-focused, with an emphasis on inter-disciplinary collaboration.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Substation
The Substation is Singapore’s first independent contemporary arts space. It was founded by legendary arts doyenne Kuo Pao Kun in 1990. It used to be a power sub-station, but today it's considered a safe space for experimental and multi-disciplinary works.

• Admission Ticket Free

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