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.
Experience our intangible cultural heritage and celebrate new beginnings at the museum this festive year of the Ox!
Visit the World Press Photo Exhibition 2020 on its world-wide tour showcasing the stories that matter with photography from the 63rd annual World Press Photo Contest.
The National Museum of Singapore presents Home, Truly: Growing Up With Singapore, 1950s to the Present in collaboration with The Straits Times, as part of the newspaper’s 175th anniversary.