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.
Get ready for fun-filled school holidays at the National Museum! Get Curious! invites families – children, parents and grandparents – to explore our galleries and discover the exciting stories of our artefacts. Titled “Stories of You & Me”, this edition of the festival also invites different generations within the family to exchange stories and experiences with each other!
In 2021, Mexico celebrates the 700th anniversary of the foundation of Mexico City, the 500th anniversary of the fall of Tenochtitlán and the 200 years of the consummation of Mexico’s independence. This year’s exhibition is dedicated to the great Aztec empire, highlighting how they celebrated the Day of the Dead which comprises of a feast from their harvest of beans, chickpeas, corn, and pumpkin.
Ignite all five of your senses and immerse yourselves in the festive mood of Deepavali! Have fun creating laddu, a traditional sweet enjoyed during Deepavali and TASTE your creation when you get home!
Kickstart the National Museum's 134th Anniversary celebrations with online activities and tours!