Singapore Heritage Fest at the National Museum

29 Apr 2022 - 05 Jun 2022
Various Venues
Various Timings
Varies with Programmes
Explore stories of travel and natural heritage this Singapore Heritage Festival at the National Museum!

Through the museum’s collection, join a traveller on a unique character tour that brings you back in time or create refreshing concoctions that remind you of a holiday in neighbouring countries. You can also immerse yourself in Singapore’s natural heritage through a unique tour of Fort Canning Hill before tantalising your tastebuds with the spice and herbs you see on the tour.

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29 Apr – 5 Jun 2022 | 10am – 7pm

The Singapore HeritageFest presents Homeground – an installation that explores the intersections of the festival’s two themes of travel / tourism and natural heritage. Reflecting on the simple joys of travelling, the installation features a life-sized train inspired by the Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) train that used to run from Tanjong Pagar Railway Station.

It also features video content of how the former railway line has now been transformed into a Railway Corridor – a corridor where community nodes are established and for communities to appreciate our nation’s rich and diverse natural heritage. Homeground will also feature drop-in activity and content by students from the NAFA Youth Panel.
Tea set

Special SHF High Tea Menu at Hotel Fort Canning (HFC)

Hotel Fort Canning | 2 – 29 May

In collaboration with the National Museum of Singapore, HFC has created an exclusive high tea menu for Singapore Heritage Fest! Savour the special flavours and explore how our collection from the A Voyage of Love & Longing exhibition inspired this limited edition menu. Click here for more information

Past Programmes

HistoriaSG – Curating the Environment: The Collection and Display of Natural History in Singapore
12 May 2022 | 7.30 – 8.30pm

From Otter to Otah – The Art of Creating Loveable Animal Characters
14 May 2022 | 11am – 12.30pm

Let’s Mix it Up!
21 May 2022 | 3 – 5pm
Traveller Character Tours
21 May 2022 | 10.30 – 11am & 2 – 2.30pm

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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!