Now Boarding Programmes

08 Jul 2023 - 25 Feb 2024
Explore Singapore as a traveller's home away from home with our special programmes organised in conjunction with the Now Boarding exhibition.
Stay tuned to this page, or follow our social media channels, for more programmes to come!

Now Boarding Exhibition Page

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Senior-friendly DIY Entertainment Paper Towns

4 January ,Thursday | 10am – 11.30am
$15.80 per senior (inclusive of one accompanying caregiver), includes 1 set of materials
Pre-registration is required. Please sign up by 29 December: Click here

Join us for a session of reminiscence, imagination and creativity this Quiet Morning with Eco Artist Janel Ang! In this 1.5-hour session, seniors will enjoy revisiting memories of yesteryear’s leisure and entertainment places like Haw Par Villa and Jurong Bird Park as well as amusement parks such as Universal Studios Singapore and the now-defunct three Worlds. Be inspired by these icons and design and build your own mini upcycled amusement park or building.

This programme is part of the museum’s Quiet Morning activity offered every first Thursday of each month, and is presented in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibition, Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s–2000s.

Please note that photos will be taken and may be used for future publicity.


LAST CHANCE! After-hours Curator Tour

1 Feb 2024 | 7.30 – 8.45pm
Meeting Point: Changi Flipboard, Rotunda (Level 1)
Register now by clicking this link

Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Now Boarding!

Explore the special exhibition with our curators as they share about how they conceptualised the exhibition narrative and provide insights on their selection of stories and artefacts.

Senior-friendly Tour

6 Jan 2024 & 3 Feb 2024 | 10.30am - 11.30am | Tour is free but pre-registration is required

Each sign-up submitted is for 1 senior (including persons with dementia) and an accompanying caregiver
Standard admission charges to our galleries will apply for non-Singaporeans / non-PRs
Register now by clicking this link (please select 6 Jan or 3 Feb)

Join the museum’s Care Facilitators on an in-person conversational tour of Now Boarding!

The tour is designed just for seniors, including persons with dementia and their accompanying care partner. Participants are encouraged to share their experiences and stories while exploring familiar items from the museum's collection. Limited capacity based on first come, first served basis.

Tea Dance workshop for seniors 

25 Jan & 22 Feb | 2.30pm – 4pm

  • Single ticket: $15.80/pax*
  • Pair ticket: $25.30/pair*
  • Stay tuned! Registration for the upcoming dates will open soon. 
    * Ticket price includes 1 set of teatime snack and drink per participant

    Interested to learn something new or experience an afternoon of ballroom dancing followed by teatime snacks? Join us for a tea dance workshop with instructors from The DanceSport Academy. In this 1.5-hour session, participants will enjoy a 1-hour guided ballroom dance class, followed by teatime in Reunion.

    This programme is designed for seniors, including those living with mild cognitive impairment and dementia. All seniors living with dementia, or any other additional needs, should be accompanied by a caregiver for the programme.

    Pre-registration is required.

    About The DanceSport Academy

    Recognized for its specialised training in Latin & Standard Ballroom, The DanceSport Academy is one of Singapore’s highly regarded dance academies. The academy is a dynamic hub that focuses on dance creativity and proper techniques in an environment that provides work-life balance, health and fitness awareness, confidence and self-esteem. Serving Singapore’s Active Agers, the programme is tailored as a lower impact physical activity for seniors to make the most out of the ballroom, from improving muscle and bone strength to lowering the risk of falling and exhaustion.

    This programme is presented in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibition, Now Boarding: Experiencing Singapore through Travel, 1800s–2000s. Please note that photos will be taken and may be used for future publicity.

    Family Time

    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.

    Museum guide

    Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!