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.
Drop-In Craft Activities
22 Jun, Sat | 11am - 5pm | GT Foyer, Basement Level
Drop by our craft stations and create your own "kueh" which are commonly enjoyed during Hari Raya, learn about the popular kueh tart (pineapple tart) and kueh bangkit, as lesser-known treats like kueh semprit and kueh makmur. Turn your creation into a magnet or pin to pair with your favourite lunch bag!
This activity is held in conjunction with the Packaging Matters exhibition.
Live Music Performance
22 Jun, Sat | 2.30pm - 2.45pm & 3.15pm - 3.45pm | The Platform, Level 2
Enjoy popular Hari Raya tunes and a graceful performance by Atrika Dance Company, and participate in their audience interaction segment to stand a chance to win a limited-edition museum merchandise!
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.
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.
This exhibition showcases the talents of the beneficiaries from the Social Service Agencies (SSAs) and Self-Help Groups (SHGs) through the art forms like ceramic, performing arts, drawing, photography, batik and clay to express themselves, with the help of the community artists over digital platforms.
Made possible by people from all walks of life in Singapore, this exhibition tells the story of how people are coming together to respond and live through this local and global crisis, through photographs, short film and donated artefacts on view.