Doraemon 2020

Doraemon’s Time-Travelling Adventures in Singapore

31 Oct 2020 - 27 Dec 2020
Various Venues
10am – 7pm
Last admission is at 6.30pm
Free Admission (General admission tickets are required for entry into the exhibition galleries)
Embark on an exciting time-travelling adventure with Doraemon, the lovable robot cat, and the National Museum of Singapore (NMS)! Explore stories of Singapore with us through fascinating artefacts in the museum's galleries and our National Collection.

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One day, Sewashi-san made a clay statue of Doraemon, and asked his mouse robot to bite off a part of the statue’s clay ear so that it looks like a 3D model of Doraemon's photo. However, the mouse robot misinterpreted Sewashi-san's orders and ended up eating Doraemon's real ears instead! Doraemon has lived in fear of mice since the incident.

Upon witnessing this, Sewashi-san immediately sent Doraemon to the robot hospital. Unfortunately, his condition worsened when the robot doctor accidentally removed both of Doraemon's ears.

The story continues when Doraemon’s lover, Noramyako, a robot cat, sees his missing ears. Noramyako was very amused by Doraemon’s missing ears, which saddened him. He tried to cheer himself up by drinking the happiness drug, but he mistakenly drinks the sadness drug instead. Doraemon cried and felt sad for three days and three nights long. His endless crying also resulted in the fading of the colour of his body, which turned blue, and caused his voice to turn coarse.

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Photo Opportunities at the Museum

Outfits on and cameras out! Travel around the museum to find photo spots with Doraemon!

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Gadgets of the Past & Future

No adventure with Doraemon would be complete without his gadgets from the future, but did you know Singapore once sold and even produced household and personal gadgets that boasted futuristic designs and features?

Explore some popular gadgets that were used in the past, some of which were ahead of their time and are still fascinating today!

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Let's Jalan-jalan!

Discover lesser-known stories of Singapore’s neighbourhoods through an online islandwide scavenger hunt and stand a chance to win exclusive NMS Doraemon Singapore-themed collectibles.

Click here to start your time travelling adventure!

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Redesign an Artefact

Try your hand at designing your own gadget, based on real artefacts displayed at the National Museum of Singapore!

Download your favourite template then draw and colour to upgrade and redesign the artefact, and tell us the name and function of your new creation!

Click here to re-design an artefact!

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NMS Doraemon Singapore-themed Collectibles

Specially designed by Supermama, our limited edition collectibles are based on iconic objects that were commonly used in many Singaporean homes back in the 1970s to the 1990s.

Stand a chance to win these collectibles when you complete the scavenger hunt on Let's Jalan-jalan! and stay tuned for our upcoming giveaways on our Facebook and Instagram pages!

View our giveaway Terms and Conditions and Personal Data Use and Parental Consent here.

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!