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.
The National Museum 134th Anniversary Giveaway
4 to 8 Oct
NMS Facebook or Instagram
Stand a chance to win our museum's mystery prize bag filled with exclusive merchandise, from the comfort of your homes.
All you have to do is look out for our museum mascot Domebot, who will be hiding in some of our upcoming Facebook (FB) and Instagram (IG) posts next week, from 4 to 8 October 2021. Find out how to take part in our FB post or IG post.
Contest ends on 8 October, 2359hr (SGT). Five winners will be selected on Facebook and Instagram respectively. Winners will be required to collect their prizes within a specified period.
View the Terms & Conditions here.
Supermama, The Museum Store Promotion
In celebration of our birthday, we have a special treat for you at the Supermama store, now open on Level 1, Concourse at our museum!
Receive a free sticker book designed by notable Singaporean illustrators, Lee Wan Xiang and mightyyellow, with every $40 and above spent in a single receipt from now till 31 October!
Supermama, The Museum Store is open daily from 10am to 7pm.
Limited redemptions available. Kindly note that sticker book designs are given at random.
Check out Supermama Store's Facebook and Instagram pages here.
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.
This Christmas, we invite you to celebrate the festive season with our special series of programmes, from a hands-on workshop, performance and storytelling!
Explore elements of Japanese art and culture while having fun with your family and friends!Join us for a series of specially curated programmes organised in conjunction with The Doraemon Exhibition Singapore 2022 at the National Museum of Singapore.
Come and experience Japan's beloved Manga Doraemon, through the works of globally renowned contemporary Japanese artists such as Takashi Murakami, Mika Ninagawa and Yoshitomo Nara.
In visualising and creating various everyday and specialty dishes across generations, Singapore has proudly carved its own identity and passion centring around the subject of food.