03 Apr 2021 - 03 Jun 2021
Various Venues
Various Timings
Varies with Programmes
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. 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.
Seniors Zoom HT
Home, Truly Senior-friendly Zoom Tours
6 February 2021, Saturday | 10:30am to 11:30am
6 March 2021, Saturday | 10:30am to 11:30am
3 April 2021, Saturday | 10:30am to 11:30am

What does it take to build a home in Singapore?

Join us on a virtual conversational tour of Home, Truly, which explores the key shared experiences and moments from the 1950s till today that speak to who we are as Singapore and Singaporeans. From receiving immunisation jabs as a child to the campaign mascots everyone grew up with, take a walk down memory lane with us and discover some of the personal stories of those who call Singapore home.

This tour is conducted by the museum’s Care Facilitators and is designed for seniors, including persons with dementia and their care partners. The tour will be conducted in English and over Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Please email to register.
Curator Tour
Curator Tour of Home, Truly and Sharing by Human Libraries
15 April, Thursday | 7pm – 8.30pm |
$24 per pax (Price is inclusive of the Home, Truly Exhibition catalogue (U.P. $23.90))

Join our curator, on an exclusive tour of Home, Truly as she gives you special insight into the objects on display, and a behind-the-scenes look at how the exhibition came together. Also, hear first-hand from individuals that contributed fascinating stories and personal photographs to the exhibition!

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This tour will consists of a total of 16 pax at maximum.
Yours, Truly Performance
17 April, Saturday | 9am – 9.45am |
$15 per pax

What is home to you?

Join us for a special 45-minute guided promenade performance of the Home, Truly exhibition. Follow Shan Shan and Hadi as they relive fond memories of how Singapore has become a home for each and every one of us, and as they discover what it means to be home, truly.

*Audio description services will be provided.

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This tour will consists of a total of 16 pax at maximum.

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!