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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.
National Museum of Singapore brings you #doseofculture! In an effort to make our programmes available online to you at home wherever you are in the world, check out our page to inspire you with ways to learn, relax and support your own creativity.
Enjoy these special resource kits comprising of activity guides and audio/video clips to encourage children to learn more about the museum's collection through fun music and movement activities!
Mark your calendars with these dates and bring the whole family, from toddlers to grandparents alike, to discover Singapore’s rich history together!
A series of talks by academics and researchers on topics relating to Singapore's history and culture.
A Lighter Side of History celebrates Singapore’s diverse multicultural heritage, from food and dress to the different languages and customs passed down over the years. Featuring a range of fun and engaging hands-on workshops, talks, performances and demonstrations by heritage experts as well as collectors and practitioners, A Lighter Side of History is designed for everyone from beginners to history enthusiasts.
A timeless repository of online resources and programmes developed by the National Museum for families to enjoy the #MuseumFromHome.
The museum has refreshed its programmes to offer students a variety of opportunities to discover Singapore's history and culture - through investigation, engagement of senses and conversations - and to relate them to present-day issues. Click here to find out more about the various learning opportunities at the museum!
The National Museum is committed to supporting the health and well-being of seniors, including persons living with dementia, through meaningful and engaging programmes and resources that are based on the museum’s collection and galleries.
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.