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.
A showcase of new merchandise designed by local talents developed for MUSEUM LABEL
The National Heritage Board’s (NHB) MUSEUM LABEL works with different local artists and designers to create merchandise designs that promote Singapore's heritage and culture.
EVERYDAY OBJECTS is the latest collaboration between MUSEUM LABEL, FARMSTORE and Hans Tan, showcasing local designs which transform eight everyday items into 40 creative and meaningful objects.
Check out the contributions from 32 Singapore artists and designers, and eight winning entries from members of the public.
Vote for your favourite EVERYDAY OBJECTS from 15 December 2014 – January 2015
Do also vote for your favourite EVERYDAY OBJECT to be considered for future productions. And don't forget to do some shopping as selected designs have been developed into 14 items for sale at MUSEUM LABEL shops at the National Museum of Singapore and the Asian Civilisations Museum, as well as FARMSTORE online.
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Take a trip through 700 years of Singapore's history with your little ones with our Family Time Guide to find out how life in this Lion City has changed over the centuries. On your journey, you will meet various historical figures as well as landmark objects in each phase of Singapore's history. Explore how people from different communities used to live, their aspirations and how they helped shape the Singapore we see today.
The World Press Photo exhibition, hailed as the "Oscars" of photojournalism, returns to Singapore at the National Museum from 6 - 28 October 2018.
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.