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Give to the Museum

The museum greatly relies on the support from our dedicated donors and generous friends like you to present fresh and thought-provoking perspectives of Singapore’s history and continue to keep our stories and traditions alive. Your support makes a difference every day.

Patronage has a long history in the world of arts, culture and heritage and your support helps the National Museum of Singapore (NMS) preserve, promote and inspire with stories of Singapore and the world. More specifically, your donations enable NMS to create a space that welcomes a diverse audience and curate innovative, relevant and accessible exhibitions and programmes in a manner that ignites conversations and deepens the understanding of Singapore and the world. Help us preserve our stories so that we may present a more complete and richer picture of our shared history for our future generations. There are several ways you can give.

Join the NMS Giving Circle

The NMS Giving Circle is an exclusive patron programme for individuals, foundations, and institutions to champion the presentation of historical, cultural and artistic content. All funds raised will go towards supporting our exhibitions, family and education programmes, and curatorial research.

Your patronage makes a huge difference in keeping our stories and traditions alive and allows us to embark on creative integrations of culture and technology. The Giving Circle membership starts at $1000 and a variety of privileges are offered in this patron programme.

You may also contact the National Museum of Singapore’s Partnerships Department for further enquiries:

Enquire now

Donate Online

We welcome any amount of support. As a registered charity, the National Museum of Singapore uses the platform to solicit donations from the public.

You can make a secured online donation here:

Donate now

View our donors below

One-time Gift

Donate directly from your mobile banking app by simply scanning the QR code to make a one-time donation to the National Museum of Singapore.

Step 1

Log into your bank’s mobile banking app

Step 2

Scan PayNow QR code using your mobile banking app

Step 3

Enter your desired donation amount. Input “NMS” under the Reference Number field and confirm the transfer


Donate at the Museum

Help Baby Tapir Get Home!

The next time you visit the museum, look out for our fun and unique donation drives which usually come with a surprise take-away. Get a Polaroid taken, twist a gacha machine or even collect some unique tokens inspired by the collections in the special exhibitions when you make a donation at the museum.

Our latest initiative is a digital donation kiosk which enables visitors to play a simple game involving characters inspired by the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings. The kiosk is located near the exit of the Story of the Forest installation in the Glass Rotunda. Make a donation and help baby tapir get home when you next visit the museum.



Our Donors

The National Museum of Singapore is deeply thankful for the valuable support of our donors through cash, artefacts, and in-kind donations.

The National Museum is grateful for the generous support of our donors who have contributed significantly through cash, artefacts and in-kind donations, as well as donors who wish to remain anonymous.

For information on how you can contribute, please view Give to the Museum above or Corporate Partnerships below.

Tang Holdings Private Limited
The Hour Glass Limited
Changi Airport Group
Panasonic System Solutions Asia Pacific
Patek Philippe Southeast Asia
Aspial-Lee Hwa Jewellery Pte Ltd
Broadcast Professional Pte Ltd
Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd
Swarovski Management Pte Ltd
LGT Bank (Singapore) Ltd
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Singapore Branch
Lee Foundation
Mr Richard Eu
The Ryan Foundation
Mrs Lee Choon Guan Trust Fund
Givaudan Singapore Pte Ltd
Singapore Airlines Limited
Dominie Press Pte Ltd
Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte Ltd
InterContinental Hotel Singapore
BNP Paribas Singapore
Mr Tsai Eng-Rung
Electronics & Engineering Pte Ltd
Chinese Women's Association
City Developments Limited
Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
Pan-United Corporation Ltd
ACE Seniors Pte Ltd
Hong Leong Foundation
SMRT Media
Sony Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd
RSP Architects Planners & Engineers
The Shaw Foundation Pte
Mr Hugh Young
Capitol Singapore
Mr Joseph Grimberg
Steinway Gallery Singapore
Sembcorp Industries Ltd
Hanjin Shipping Holdings Co. Ltd
Prudential Assurance Company Singapore
Tai Sun (Lim Kee) Food Industries Pte Ltd
Veolia Singapore
Rendezvous Hotel Singapore
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Mr GK Goh
Thekchen Choling (Singapore)
Embassy of France in Singapore
British Council (Singapore) Limited
Playpoint (Singapore) Pte Ltd
CT-Art Creation Pte Ltd
Lekker Architects
Mr & Mrs Raj and Mary Rajkumar
Family of Sir Franklin Gimson
Zwaan Pte Ltd
GSM Project
To'Puan Dr Tsao Sui Lan
Polaroid Eyewear
Lombard Odier
Singapore Press Holdings
Cosa International Pte Ltd
Sennheiser Electronic Asia Pte Ltd
Eu Yan Sang International Pte Ltd
FJ Benjamin Holdings Ltd
Dr Tan Tiang Lee
Mr & Mrs T.K. & Dorothy Chan
JCCI Singapore Foundation Limited
Rockmoon Pte Ltd
AR Capital Pte Ltd
Havas Worldwide Singapore Pte Ltd
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC Bank)
Edrington Singapore
Janice Wong Singapore
Polaroid Originals
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
STAEDTLER (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Professor Lim Pin & Mrs Shirley Loo-Lim
Mr Yong Pung How
AE Models Team Pte Ltd
Mr & Mrs Michael & Shelly Dee
Mr Lee Theng Kiat
Mr Leong Wah Kheong
Mr & Mrs Simon & Vera Ong
Richemont Luxury Singapore Pte Ltd
Stephan Riady Foundation
Mr Kris Taenar Wiluan
Bengawan Solo Pte Ltd
Mr Vinod Mohan Nair
Bollore Logistics Pte Ltd
Ms Jeanette Tan
Bowen Enterprises Pte Ltd
MEGU Catering Concepts
Amoy Canning Corporation (Singapore) Limited
Mr Michael Cai and Mdm Wang Jia Yu
Chair Professor Hsu Pon Poh
Suntory Beverage & Food Asia Pte Ltd



Corporate Support

Support the National Museum of Singapore as a corporate partner to further our mission of preserving and deepening understanding of Singapore’s history and the wider world. When your company supports the National Museum of Singapore, you help advance our vision of inspiring and connecting people through shared experiences and collective memories.

Corporate donations provide vital source of funding for exhibitions and educational programmes, acquisitions of art, scholarly research, and refurbishments of the museum. Whether start-ups or large international corporations, you have a range of options to support the National Museum of Singapore, inspire lifelong learning and reach out to the community.

Corporate donations are a vital source of funding for exhibitions, community programmes, artefact acquisitions, research and the refurbishment of the museum. Your contributions help advance the museum’s vision of inspiring and connecting people through shared experiences and collective memories. In addition, supporting the museum also provides an avenue for you to fulfil your commercial objectives through mutually beneficial partnerships with the museum. Here are some of the possible collaboration opportunities:

Support our Exhibitions

Corporate support helps the National Museum of Singapore present exceptional and high-quality exhibitions that will continually inspire and engage society. Our special exhibitions enable us to not only expound on our National Collection through innovative ways, but also bring world-class exhibits to Singapore.

Opportunities to Support in 2024

The National Museum of Singapore relies on generous support through sponsorships to further our mission to inspire with stories of Singapore and the world.

We would like to seek your support for the upcoming showcases:

Plastic: Remaking Our World

This exhibition examines the history and future of plastic: from its meteoric rise in the 20th century and its environmental impact to cutting-edge solutions for a more sustainable way of using plastic.

PLAY:DATE – Unlocking the Cabinets of Play (working title)

Explore the social history of toys that were ubiquitous in Singapore from the 1980s to the present, and the stories of everyday toys that Singaporeans have played with over the years through an immersive experience.

Support Us in the Following Ways:
  • Cash Sponsorship
  • In-kind Sponsorship for products and services that can elevate the visitor experience.

Your support is essential to the work that we do and your contribution allows us to continue to present exciting exhibitions and offerings to our visitors and future generations.

Please contact us at if you wish to find out more or if you are interested to support us.



Support Our Public Programmes

Public programmes provide an avenue for people from all walks of life to engage with and access the museum’s content in an interactive and fun way. More than that, programmes give families an opportunity to bond over history and culture. Your support helps the museum continue to offer these special programmes for free or at minimal costs to ensure access for people from all segments of society.

Fulfil your community engagement needs

As the people’s museum, we want to be an accessible space for everyone including seniors, families with young children, low income families, persons with disabilities, millennials, new citizens, as well as non-Singaporeans. Our corporate partners’ support enables us to continually create programmes and platforms that make this a reality while fulfilling your Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Investment deliverables.

Join the NMS Corporate Programme

The Corporate Programme at the National Museum of Singapore is designed for corporations, institutions and foundations who wish to achieve their corporate mandate while making an impact on the community through heritage.Click here to view the prospectus for more information.



Hear what our donors say…

NMS has always been a strong partner of Panasonic, both as a customer and as a collaborator. Its willingness to venture and trial how technology can enhance visitor experience is really something very commendable.

Gary Tan, Head, Business Development Group, Panasonic System Solutions Asia Pacific (PSSAP)

NMS has always been a strong partner of Panasonic, both as a customer and as a collaborator. Its willingness to venture and trial how technology can enhance visitor experience is really something very commendable.

Gary Tan, Head, Business Development Group, Panasonic System Solutions Asia Pacific (PSSAP)

In a world characterised by rapid change, the National Museum of Singapore remains steadfast in its preservation of Singapore’s history and heritage. As a seventh-generation family business, Lombard Odier understands the value of long-term and sustainable commitment. We are honoured to partner with the National Museum of Singapore and support its efforts to nurture and engage the community, joining forces to learn from the past and rethink the impact and responsibilities that we have on the future.

Vincent Magnenat, Limited Partner and CEO, Asia, Lombard Odier

It was a very natural collaboration between us because scents have such amazing powers to transport us back to a memory, a place or a time in our lives … Heritage is especially important to Givaudan.

Mr Ben Webb, Senior Vice President, Regional Head of Fragrances APAC, Givaudan

Givaudan is a corporate donor of the National Museum of Singapore, and has helped create and support the museum with scents that enhance visitors' experience at the exhibitions. Some of the scents supported by Givaudan include the stench of the Singapore River in the 1970s and the Tembusu flower scent.

Heritage buildings have a glow. You feel connected to them and they bring good memories … The National Museum is part of our history, our heritage. The facilities must complement what we stand for as Singaporeans. I treat my donation to the museum as my national service.

Mr Ronald Goh, Managing Director of Broadcast Professional Pte Ltd

Broadcast Professional Pte Ltd has been a long-time support of the National Museum of Singapore. One of its most recent gifts goes towards the installation Story of the Forest, where Broadcast Professional is the Official System Integration Partner.