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Programme19 APR 2023 - 01 JAN 2024

Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s birth

National Museum of Singapore commemorates Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s 100th birth anniversary with new film by Royston Tan and digital trail.

Various areas, 10am - 7pm
Free for Singaporeans and Singapore permanent residents
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Programme09 DEC 2023 - 17 DEC 2023

Dazzling December at the National Museum

Enjoy your December holidays with us with a join celebration of Deepavali and Christmas!

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Programme01 DEC 2023 - 10 DEC 2023

34th Singapore International Film Festival

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 34th edition, promising an unparalleled cinematic experience filled with record-breaking firsts. Catch unforgettable films showing at the National Museum of Singapore this December.

Gallery Theatre, Basement Level
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Programme04 AUG 2023 - 19 NOV 2023

NMS Travels: Pop-Up Rooms & Audio Tour

In celebration of the nation’s 58th birthday, the National Museum of Singapore will house two new pop-up rooms that will complement the ongoing NMS Disco Room and offer visitors a glimpse into some of the popular sights around Singapore in the 1980s.

Glass Atrium and Basement Level, 10am - 7pm
Entry to the pop-up rooms is free, while visitors interested in the audio tour may reserve their preferred timeslot for S$5
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Programme21 APR 2023 - 13 NOV 2023

Semangat yang Baru Programmes

Explore the new spirit of Singapore, past and present, and take part in conversations that will help shape the Founder's Memorial!

Various locations, Various timings
Please see programme information for more details
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Programme04 NOV 2023

Mindfulness at the Museum

Join us for an afternoon of relaxing activities at the museum. We invite you to slow down, be in the present moment and enjoy the activities
that are inspired by our artefacts and stories.

Various Venues, Varies with Programmes
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Programme09 SEP 2023 - 17 SEP 2023

The Human Expression(T.H.E) Anniversary

Celebrate The Human Expression Dance Company's 15th Anniversary with these exciting programmes!

Gallery Theatre, Various Timing
Various Price
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Programme02 SEP 2023 - 08 SEP 2023

September Holidays Family Fun

This September school holidays, join us on a sensory journey of fun and explore our stories of Singapore through a tour and craft activity!

Various Venues
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Programme18 AUG 2023 - 26 AUG 2023

Singapore Night Festival 2023

In conjunction with Singapore Night Festival 2023, the National Museum of Singapore will be hosting various festivities and experiences! Check out what you can expect and join us!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme21 JUL 2023 - 09 AUG 2023

National Day Celebrations at the National Museum

Celebrate our nation’s 58th birthday with family and friends and participate in the myriad of activities
featuring Singapore’s icons, local talents and special exhibitions at the museum.

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Programme29 JUN 2023 - 01 JUL 2023

Wellness Festival Singapore 2023

Enjoy this series of programmes organised by the National Museum, in conjunction with the festival.

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Programme27 MAY 2023 - 25 JUN 2023

Children's Season 2023

Satisfy your appetite for fun and enjoyable moments at the National Museum this June holidays, with Get Curious: All About Food!

Various Locations, Various Timings
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Programme06 MAY 2023 - 03 JUN 2023

Singapore Heritage Fest: Explore Stories of Transportation

Dive into lesser-known aspects of Singapore’s transport history at the National Museum this Singapore Heritage Fest!

Stamford Gallery, The Salon, Longer Concourse, Various Timings
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Programme29 APR 2023

Celebrate Hari Raya with Kith & Kin

Celebrate Hari Raya at the National Museum and reconnect with friends and family by ushering in the festive celebration with carefully crafted programmes and activities just for you.

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme11 MAR 2023 - 19 MAR 2023

March Holidays Family Fun

Get inspired by children’s show-and-tell of their favourite artefacts, have fun with sensory play activities, or go on a tour of the museum building. There is so March to see and do at the National Museum!

Various Venues, Various Timings
Free Admission
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Programme18 FEB 2023 - 19 FEB 2023

Battle For Singapore: 81st Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore

This February, commemorate the anniversary of the Fall of Singapore with our special programmes and free shuttle service. Dive deeper into World War Two in Singapore through an interactive storytelling and sharing session.

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme04 FEB 2023

Lunar New Year Celebrations

“Hop” into the Lunar New Year with our special series of programmes, from craft workshops to performances at the museum.

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme03 DEC 2022 - 07 JAN 2023

Your Exploration Guide at the National Museum!

Explore elements of Japanese art and culture while having fun with your family and friends!Join us for a series of specially curated programmes organised in conjunction with The Doraemon Exhibition Singapore 2022 at the National Museum of Singapore.

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Programme26 DEC 2021 - 31 DEC 2022

“Dear Senior,”: A Digital Inter-generational Pen Pal Corner

Discover some questions posed by children to their senior pen pals and find out what life was like for our seniors when they were young!

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Programme17 DEC 2022

Christmas Celebrations at the National Museum

This Christmas, we invite you to celebrate the festive season with our special series of programmes, from a hands-on workshop, performance and storytelling!

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Programme12 NOV 2022

Deepavali Celebrations

Come explore Deepavali through a sensory experience of music and folktales when you join our special programmes of workshops, performance and more.

Various Venues , Various Timings
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Programme08 OCT 2022 - 09 OCT 2022

National Museum’s 135th Anniversary Retro Party

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.

Basement Level, 11am – 6pm
Free Admission; Kindly note that Craft Workshops are ticketed.
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Programme19 AUG 2022 - 27 AUG 2022

Singapore Night Festival

This year, the Singapore Night Festival returns after a two year hiatus to transform Bras Basah. Bugis precinct into an eclectic and unexpected experience from 19 to 27 August 2022.

Various locations, Various timings [Please check below for further information]
Ticketing charges apply for selected programmes
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Programme18 JUL 2022 - 10 AUG 2022

National Day 2022: Stronger Together, Majulah!

Come dressed in your best red-and-white outfit and celebrate Singapore’s 57th birthday at the National Museum of Singapore with your family and friends! Admission to all galleries is free for all on 9 Aug.

Various Venues, Various Timings (There will be no facade light up on 10 Aug 2022)
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Programme16 JUL 2022

What We Carry with Us: Remembering 1942 and Beyond

Join us for a one-day conference organised in conjunction with the ongoing special exhibition Dislocations to explore the role of public history in shaping narratives of the Fall of Singapore.

The Salon, L1 | Zoom | Facebook Live, 10am – 5.30pm
Free Admission
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Programme28 MAY 2022 - 26 JUN 2022

Children's Season 2022: Get Curious! Our Early Settlers

Get ready for fun-filled school holidays when you learn more about Singapore's early settlers and their values through our interactive installations and fun-filled range of programmes!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme29 APR 2022 - 05 JUN 2022

Singapore Heritage Fest at the National Museum

Explore stories of travel and natural heritage this Singapore Heritage Festival with the museum through workshops, tours and more!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme29 JAN 2022 - 29 MAY 2022

Dislocations Programmes

Dive deeper into the memories and stories of the people who have been through the Fall of Singapore through a series of specially curated programmes for Dislocations: Memory & Meaning of the Fall of Singapore, 1942.

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Programme12 MAR 2022 - 19 MAR 2022

March Holidays Family Fun

Plan a fun-filled March holidays itinerary with our range of onsite and online programmes this school break! From creative workshops to storytelling sessions, there is something for everyone.

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Programme04 FEB 2022 - 05 FEB 2022

Lunar New Year 2022: New Year, New Beginnings

Usher in the year of the Tiger with us! Learn about the history and symbolism of Lunar New Year with our hands-on workshops, music performances and exclusive sharing sessions.

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme20 NOV 2021 - 26 DEC 2021

Children’s Season at the National Museum 2021: Get Curious! Stories of You & Me

Get ready for fun-filled school holidays at the National Museum! Get Curious! invites families to explore our galleries and discover the exciting stories of our artefacts. Titled “Stories of You & Me”, this edition of the festival also invites different generations within the family to exchange stories and experiences with each other!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme11 DEC 2021

Christmas Celebrations at the National Museum

Inspired by our Children’s Season theme this year, we are celebrating Christmas with Stories of You & Me! Get ready for an exciting line-up of programmes for everyone.

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme27 NOV 2021 - 05 DEC 2021

32nd Singapore International Film Festival at the National Museum

The 32nd edition presents a diverse, inclusive range of over 100 films by filmmakers from all over the world. These carefully selected films speak of memories, emotions, inspired conversations and discussions – that together celebrate the continuity of film and storytelling in the cinematic community.

Gallery Theatre, Basement Level, Various Timings
Ticketing charges apply
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Programme11 OCT 2021 - 31 OCT 2021

Deepavali Celebrations with the National Museum

Ignite all five of your senses and immerse yourselves in the festive mood of Deepavali! Have fun creating laddu, a traditional sweet enjoyed during Deepavali and TASTE your creation when you get home!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme29 SEP 2021 - 31 OCT 2021

NMS 134th Anniversary

Kickstart the National Museum's 134th Anniversary celebrations with online activities and tours!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme24 MAY 2021 - 17 OCT 2021

Picturing The Pandemic Programmes

Join us for a series of the Picturing The Pandemic programmes, in complementary to your visit around the exhibition.

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme03 APR 2021 - 03 OCT 2021

Home, Truly Programmes

Join us for a series of Home, Truly programmes to relieve nostalgic moments and experiences in Singapore’s past and present that express our identity and collective memory as a people.

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Programme16 JUL 2021 - 31 AUG 2021

National Day Celebrations with the National Museum

Join us this August to make your celebration of Singapore’s 56th birthday a special one! The National Museum will be presenting a variety of programmes that you can look forward to at the museum, or from the comforts of your home.

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Programme29 MAY 2021 - 23 JUL 2021

July Family Fun!

Enjoy these activities in July with your families!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme08 MAY 2021 - 22 MAY 2021

An A-May-zing Month at the Museum!

Join us for a series of workshops, talks and tours in celebration of Singapore Heritage Festival, International Museum Day, and Hari Raya in May!

Various Venues, Various Timings
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Programme13 MAR 2021 - 21 MAR 2021

Family Fun March Holidays at the National Museum

Come explore the museum with our new adventure routes, exciting themed on-site programmes each day, and even a mama shop for the young and young at heart to re-live the excitement of purchasing childhood snacks!

Various Timings
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Programme06 MAR 2021 - 07 MAR 2021

Celebrating Women

In the Year of Celebrating SG Women, join us as we present stories from the galleries to celebrate women’s multi-faceted contributions and progress throughout Singapore’s history.

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