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.
Every weekend in February, visitors can hop on a complimentary, one-way shuttle bus service from National Museum of Singapore (NMS) to either Changi Chapel & Museum (CCM) or Reflections of Bukit Chandu (RBC), to learn more about the stories of World War Two in Singapore.
Shuttle service routes will go to NMS, CCM, and RBC. Available every Saturday and Sunday in February 2023.Valid museum admission sticker is required for use of shuttle service.
NMS: Bus Bay, Level 2
RBC: Back Door, Level 1
CCM: Entrance of Chapel
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.
Enjoy your December holidays with us with a join celebration of Deepavali and Christmas!
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.
Explore Singapore as a traveller's home away from home with our special programmes organised in conjunction with Now Boarding exhibition.
Hop aboard the National Museum of Singapore’s ‘flight’ to discover Singapore through a travel-themed exhibition that traces the evolution of Singapore’s identity as a popular travel destination, through the eyes of those who arrived at our shores from the past to the present.