Programme

Children's Special 2019

Various Venues
10am - 7pm
Free Admission
This June, Children's Special at the National Museum celebrates the launch of our special publication for families, Get Curious! – The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore. Explore our permanent galleries as a family with this book, and discover the exciting stories of highlighted artefacts through themes such as Animals, Colours, Shapes, Transport and Values.

Visit our basement level to discover magical story worlds of the land, sea and forest, play on bouncy castles, discover toys of the past and share stories of what’s in your world. Join fun programmes such as character tours, Young Cinema screenings, and engaging workshops where you can create your own wind-up toys and artworks. While you're here, don't forget to stop by our special exhibition on Singapore's Food Packaging story at our level 1 Stamford Gallery! Get curious – what interesting stories will you find at the museum?

Please email nhb_nm_programmes@nhb.gov.sg to enquire for group visits above 50 pax.

Scroll down for more details and download the brochure here!

Family Guide Book Cover

Get Curious! – The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore

Explore the galleries as a family using our specially-developed publication, featuring lots of fun and interactive activities. Readers can also participate in our “What’s your toy story?” campaign (a campaign entry card is included with each copy of Get Curious!) and stand a chance to have your treasured toy displayed in our Growing Up gallery!

Get Curious! is available at the Canyon (Basement level) and the Museum Label Shop (Level 1) at a special price of $18 per copy for the month of June (U.P. $24.90). Click here for more information on the “What’s your toy story?” campaign (only Family Guide readers are eligible to participate).

Click here for a sneak preview of Get Curious!

 

 

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Installations

Discover stories of Singapore – from the land and sea, to the forest and you and me!
  • Stories of the Land: Piece together a huge jigsaw puzzle of Singapore 163 years ago!

  • Stories of the Sea: Be an archaeologist! Find out more about the bowls and vases that were brought to Singapore by ship hundreds of years ago, and weigh yourself against an anchor from a sunken wartime troopship!

  • Forest Playground: Play on bouncy castles shaped like birds of the Malayan rainforest. Toddlers can also explore our special sensory play tents!

  • Stories of You & Me: Take a closer look at toys from the past and compare them to popular toys of today. Draw or print a photo of an item which you treasure - share with us why it is special to you and find out what items are special to others!

 

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Programmes

Curious young visitors can learn about people, plants, animals, and more. From character tours to theatrical productions and engaging workshops, choose from 11 exciting programmes throughout this month of the June school holidays!

A. Get Curious about People

B. Get Curious about Plants and Animals


C. Get Curious about Treasured Items

D. Get Curious about Food


See our programme schedule at a glance here!

 

 

Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Lift Access / Pram-parking Facilities / Lockers

Lift access, pram-parking facilities and lockers are available. Please enquire at the museum’s Visitor Services counter located on Level 1.

Nursing and Baby Changing Rooms

Nursing and baby changing rooms are located near the washrooms on every floor.

Water Dispensers

Water dispensers are located outside the washrooms on Level 2 and 3. For hot water, please
use the water dispenser on Level 3.

Accessibility

If anyone in the family has a special need (e.g. autism, wheelchair user), you may find the information on our Accessibility page helpful.

Email nhb_nm_programmes@nhb.gov.sg for enquiries.

 

Family Time

Visit our permanent galleries with your little ones and play spot-the-artefact! Our colourful Early Learning Resources introduce pre-schoolers to our artefacts according to the themes of Numbers, Colours, and ABCs. Available at $8 per set from the Museum Label shop. For more children's activity booklets, click here.

Museum guide

Download our museum guide (English, Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) to find out about the many treasures in our various galleries. In this guide, you will also find the floor plan for easier navigation. Enjoy your visit!

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