Programmes for Families
Programmes for Families

Home, Truly: Programmes for Families

24 Dec 2020 - 31 Aug 2021
Stamford Gallery
Daily 10am – 7pm Last admission at 6.30pm
Free Admission

For Families



Each visitor to the exhibition will receive an RFID-tagged pen, which you may opt to return or keep at the end of your visit.


Use this multi-functional pen to respond to prompts, tap on touchscreens, and write your reflections!

My Photo Scrapbook

My Photo Scrapbook

A parent/educator guide for use with children aged 4 – 8

This resource features ten exhibition highlights to look out for and aims to help children understand some of the shared experiences familiar to the older generation. 

Pick up a copy at the gallery entrance to help you and your child explore the exhibition together, or download the digital version here!
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Get Curious with Our Curators

The “My Photo Scrapbook” family resource encourages children to look closely and ask questions about selected artefacts or images in our Home, Truly exhibition.

Curious learners with more questions on the artefacts/images can submit their questions here!

Each month, our curators will select a few questions and answer them – check back regularly to see if your question has been answered!

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Family-Friendly Captions x Crossword Activity
Recommended for children aged 8 – 12

Look out for ten stickers like these in the exhibition, with info-nuggets and questions designed to pique children’s curiosity and spark some interesting inter-generational family conversations!

The family-friendly captions also hold the answers to a fun crossword activity (click here) for the young ones!

Music Interactive Station

The “Moving In” section of the exhibition features a special music interactive station with 12 songs sung by Singaporeans through the decades.

Explore the station with your RFID-tagged pen and sing along to some older, familiar tunes together, while discovering some new and catchy ones!


In-gallery Chat Corners

The exhibition features two chat corners with prompts to spark reflection and conversation. Do also look out for a special conversation space modelled after a tuckshop, where you are invited to sit and chat in response to the exhibition material.

Allow the prompts to help you discover more about one another as you share your thoughts and memories!

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!