Wheelchair Access Guide: Haw Par Villa
In 1935, Burmese-Chinese brothers Aw Boon Haw and Aw Boon Par purchased land in Singapore and began constructing Haw Par Villa. The villa was bombed and occupied by the Japanese during the Japanese occupation, and was later demolished after the war leaving only a garden.
Between 1937 and 1954, Aw Boon Haw commissioned statues and dioramas for the garden to teach about traditional Chinese values. After his death in 1954, the garden was turned into a public park.
A visit to Haw Par Villa today brings guests through the eclectic and quirky collection of Asian culture, Confusianism, folklore and history.
Haw Par Villa (free admission) is open daily from 9am to 8pm (last entry: 7.30pm).
The Visitor Centre is open daily from 10am to 6pm.
Hell’s Museum (paid admission) is open Tuesday – Sunday and on public holidays, at 10am to 6pm (last entry: 5pm).
Haw Par Villa is located at 262 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118 628.
Alight at Haw Par Villa Station (CC25) on the Circle Line and take a short walk to the park entrance.
Parking in Haw Par Villa can be accessed at the main entrance along Pasir Panjang Rd or via Zehnder Rd. The carpark is open daily from 7.30am to 8pm with the last entry at 7.30pm. Parking is $8 per entry (by cash only).
Westway shopping mall is a short distance from the park and also has parking.
About two thirds of the park is accessible by wheelchair.
Some areas in the inner parts of the sculpture garden require guests to climb up and down small flights of stairs and are thus not wheelchair accessible.
Refer to the park map for the recommended wheelchair route.
Wheelchair accessible restaurants nearby
Wheelchair users will be delighted to know that The Sixth Milestone, a bistro in Haw Par Villa is wheelchair accessible.
Enjoy a spread of Asian fusion cuisine while overlooking the beautiful Pagoda Pond.
Wednesday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 6pm
Wheelchair rental and transport
Do note that Haw Par Villa does not provide wheelchair rental services within the park.
It can be hard to source wheelchair rentals especially on short notice. Fortunately, Medical Assistance4u provides same-day and next-day wheelchair rental services. Rent a wheelchair with Medical Assistance4u for an outing with your loved one.
Besides wheelchair rentals, Medical Assistance4u also provides wheelchair bus transportation services for wheelchair users to comfortably get from one place to another.
Our wheelchair transport buses are equipped with a wheelchair lifter and sufficient space to comfortably transport up to 7 passengers alongside the wheelchair user.
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