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.
What memories bind us together as Singaporeans, and what makes this home, truly? Step into @ Home, Truly: A Digital Experience, and join nine-year-old Nadine and her beloved Gong Gong (Mandarin for “Grandfather”) as they converse with each other about living and growing up in Singapore.
The National Museum is committed to supporting the health and well-being of seniors, including persons living with dementia, through meaningful and engaging programmes and resources that are based on the museum’s collection and galleries.
The museum has refreshed its programmes to offer students a variety of opportunities to discover Singapore's history and culture - through investigation, engagement of senses and conversations - and to relate them to present-day issues. Click here to find out more about the various learning opportunities at the museum!