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Family Fun at the National Museum

01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
Various Venues
Various Timings
Varies with Programmes

Here at the National Museum of Singapore, there are many exciting ways for the whole family from children to grandparents alike to discover Singapore’s rich history together. Join us for a full day of family programmes on the dates listed below! Explore our galleries at your own pace with our interactive Get Curious! Family Guide, try to spot artefacts with our Early Learning Resources, keep your minds active and hands busy at our inter-generational workshops and sensory playdates, join a tour to discover interesting facts about Singapore and the world, and more! Check this page regularly for updated programme details.


Date Theme


13 Feb Lunar New Year Celebrations

13 – 21 Mar  March Holidays!

22 May Hari Raya Celebrations

29 May – 30 Jun June Holidays Family Fun

17 – 18 Jul July Family Fun

9 Aug National Day Celebrations 

30 Oct Deepavali Celebrations

11 Dec Christmas Celebrations


If anyone in the family requires additional assistance or has a special need (e.g. autism, wheelchair user), you may find the information on our Accessibility page helpful for planning your visit.


Email nhb_nm_programmes@nhb.gov.sg for enquiries.



June Holidays and July Family Fun
29 May – 23 Jul | Recommended for families with children aged 4 to 14 years, and grandparents too!

Explore our stories and collection with our online programmes and an onsite self-guided treasure hunt that will bring you through the museum and our special exhibitions – Home, Truly and Picturing the Pandemic.

Click here for the full details!
Get Curious! The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore
Recommended for ages 5 – 8 | Available for sale at the museum shop on Level 1

Our interactive guide for children and families supports your museum visit and presents information on our galleries and collection in a fun and accessible manner, through various interactive elements across 116 pages.

A discounted price of $20 (U.P. $24.90) applies for bulk purchases (min. 6 copies) throughout the year. Click here for a special sneak peek preview of some pages and the bulk order form!


early learning resources

Early Learning Resources
Recommended for ages 1 – 6 | $8/set at the Museum Label shop on Level 1

Visit our permanent galleries and play spot-the-artefact! These colourful booklets introduce pre-schoolers to our artefacts according to the themes of Numbers, Colours, and ABCs.

To better support parents and caregivers in using the Early Learning Resources at home, we have also developed special resource kits with Wigglepods, comprising activity guides and audio/video clips to encourage children to learn about the museum’s collection through fun music and movement activities:


Download the Online Resource Kit here!


Download the Online Resource Kit here!


Download the Online Resource Kit here!


Click here to explore the Online Gallery Maps to complement your Early Learning Resources!

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#MuseumfromHome: Get Curious!
Recommended for families with children aged 1 to 10 years

A timeless repository of online resources and programmes developed by the National Museum for families to enjoy the #MuseumFromHome. Gather materials around the house and follow our craft video tutorials to make your own toys, engage in music and movement activities inspired by our Early Learning Resources, and more.

Click here for the full details!

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!