Group Visits

Step into the National Museum of Singapore to immerse in 700 years of Singapore’s history and more!

Whether you are visiting our galleries at leisure, or would like an experienced guides to bring your group through our galleries, prior booking for all group visits of more than 20 people is required. This will help us ensure that our galleries will not be overcrowded so that you, your guests and all visitors will enjoy their time here with us.

Please click here for school group visits.

General Group Visits

For corporate, travel/tourist or community group visits with more than 20 people, please download and complete the enquiry form. Email the completed form to nhb_nm_hospitality@nhb.gov.sg at least 3 weeks in advance. Our Visitor Services officer will contact you within 3 working days.

For general group visits, admission into the Permanent Galleries is free for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents while admission charges will apply for non-Singaporeans and non-Permanent Residents. Admission charges will also apply for all visitors into Special Exhibitions. Admission fees

Terms and Conditions

  1. All visitors will need to obtain admission tickets from the Visitor Services counter at the ground floor of the museum before entering the galleries. More information to ensure your group visit proceeds smoothly will be provided once your booking is confirmed and you receive a Confirmation Form from us.

  2. If no prior booking has been made and you do not receive the Confirmation Form from our Visitor Services officer, you will not be able to enjoy any discounts or special rates (eg 20% discount off full-price admission for 20 or more people, travel agent rates, etc). For capacity control, your group may also not be allowed to enter the galleries until a later time.

  3. All cancellations or changes must be made in writing at least 5 working days in advance. A $50 administration fee will be levied for cancellations made less than 5 working days in advance or for no-shows.

Private Tours for Groups

Private tours by our experienced guides for corporate, travel/tourist or community groups can also be arranged to deepen your visit experience. Tours in English, Mandarin or Japanese are available. 

Please download and complete the enquiry form, and email the completed form to nhb_nm_hospitality@nhb.gov.sg at least 4 weeks in advance. Our Visitor Services officer will contact you within 3 working days.

Tours are approximately 45 minutes to an hour long.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Fees for private group tours are $150 per guide for the first hour, $75 for the second hour. Maximum 15 persons to a guide.

  2. Admission fees to the gallery (Permanent or Special Exhibition) apply separately.

  3. Requests for corporate and private tours are subject to the availability of guides. When your guide has been confirmed, you will be advised on guide(s) and admission fees, as well as payment modes. Payment has to be received within 5 working days from the day of notification to confirm your tour. Once payment is made, you will receive a Booking Confirmation with information to ensure your group visit proceeds smoothly.

  4. Any cancellation or changes must be made in writing at least 5 working days in advance. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than 5 working days in advance or for no-shows.

  5. If no prior booking has been made and you do not receive a Confirmation Form from our Visitor Services officer, you will not be able to enjoy any discounts or special rates (eg 20% discount off full-price admission for 20 or more people, travel agent rates, etc). For capacity control, your group may also not be allowed to enter the galleries until a later time.
Author: National Museum of Singapore
Last Modified: 19 May 2017