The front block of the museum building dates back to 1887. It features an elegant neo-Palladian design, a European style of architecture characterised by a highly symmetrical façade and the use of pediments above windows.
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Visit our permanent galleries with your little ones and play spot-the-artefact! Our colourful Early Learning Resources introduce pre-schoolers to our artefacts according to the themes of Numbers, Colours, and ABCs. Available at $8 per set from the Museum Label shop. For more children's activity booklets, click here.
Come and experience Japan's beloved Manga Doraemon, through the works of globally renowned contemporary Japanese artists such as Takashi Murakami, Mika Ninagawa and Yoshitomo Nara
Celebrate our 135th birthday in your '70s to '90s retro-inspired outfit and visit the museum for a fun-filled day of exciting activities! From craft workshops to free old-school snacks giveaway, there is something for everyone.
Celebrate the best in visual and interactive journalism through the most powerful, provocative and poignant images from around the world and Singapore’s journey towards recovery as the pandemic recedes at the Through the Lens Photo Exhibitions organised by The Straits Times.
In visualising and creating various everyday and specialty dishes across generations, Singapore has proudly carved its own identity and passion centring around the subject of food.