With a history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is the nation's oldest museum with a progressive mind.
The National Museum of Singapore is the nation’s oldest museum that seeks to inspire with stories of Singapore and the world. Its history dates back to 1887 when it opened on Stamford Road as the Raffles Library and Museum.
To commemorate Battle of Singapore and to celebrate the Lunar New Year, National Museum of Singapore will be offering Free Admission to all from 15 Feb to 18 Feb 2018.
Learn more about the history and culture of Chinese New Year in the first A Lighter Side of History programme of the year.
Enjoy family time at the National Museum of Singapore every last Saturday of the month! Our fun line-up of activities includes interactive tours, storytelling sessions, family workshops, drop-in craft activities, captivating performances, and more.
The exhibition features a selection of five international projects that include Virtual Reality explorations, micro-CT scanning technology and innovative optical systems, and augmented reality as well as a fascinating performance that employs the use of brainwave technology.
As part of its new DigiMuse initiative, the National Museum of Singapore is launching an open call for creative innovators, artists and creatives to submit digital art and innovative concepts that enhance visitor experience at the museum.
GosTan Back is a story about a young boy who gets the chance to save the future by going back in time. Young audiences will experience our local history and artefacts in this interactive theatrical journey through the National Museum’s Singapore History Gallery, which features storytelling and a whole lot of hands-on fun!
75 years after the fall of Singapore, rediscover this watershed event through a special international exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore.
From the iconic dragon playgrounds of the 1970s to today’s modern inclusive versions, playgrounds have informed our collective experience of growing up in Singapore. Singapore’s Playgrounds: 1930 – 2030 is an exhibition developed by the National Museum of Singapore in collaboration with the Housing Development Board.
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