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 recruitment for Museum Host (MHs) 2017 is now open! If you have always had an interest in the arts and culture and want to help run a national museum, the Museum Host programme is for you. To apply, please download the application form and send your filled application form to NHB_NM_Volunteer@nhb.gov.sg. You will be contacted if you are shortlisted for an interview. Our recruitment period starts from 1 Aug till 30 Nov 2017. Please submit your application by 30 Nov, 2359hrs. If you have any queries, please download our FAQ list.
Our Friends of the Museums (FOMs) and Japanese Docents (JDs) recruit on an annual basis. The recruitment for Mandarin Docents (MDs) and Museum Volunteers (MVs) have closed. Please email us at NHB_NM_Volunteer@nhb.gov.sg for more details.