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.
Celebrate Total Defence Day at Reflections at Bukit Chandu. Relive the story of how 1,400 men from our Malay Regiment stood heroically took the last stand against 13,000 advancing enemy soldiers. Enjoy free admission and guided tours. Prizes for the first 50 families to complete the secret mission.
Alight in front of Pasir Panjang Neighbourhood Police Post (109APasir Panjang Road) using the following services from the followinglocales:
The nearest train stations are Pasir Panjang MRT (CC26) andHarbourFront MRT (NE1).
Free parking is available at Carparks C and D at Pepys Road.
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.