Family Fun at the National Museum

Various Venues
Various Timings
Varies with Programmes

Here at the National Museum of Singapore, there are many exciting ways for the whole family to discover Singapore’s rich social history together, from toddlers to grandparents alike. Join us for a full day of family programmes on the dates below! Explore our galleries at your own pace with our interactive Family Guide "Get Curious!" and try to spot artefacts with our Early Learning Resources, keep your minds active and hands busy at our intergenerational workshops and sensory playdates, join a tour to discover interesting facts about Singapore and the world, and more! Check this page regularly for updated programme details.


Date                Theme


1 – 30 Jun      Children’s Special at the National Museum: Get Curious! 

9 – 10 Aug      National Day

12 Oct              NMS’s 132nd Anniversary

23 Nov             Grandparents’ Day

21 Dec             December School Holidays: Play and Celebrate!


Get Curious at the National Museum of Singapore!

Get Curious book


The National Museum of Singapore has launched its very first interactive guide for children and families based on the permanent galleries.
Get Curious! – The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore* supports their visit to the museum and presents information on our galleries and collection in a fun and accessible manner, through various interactive elements across 116 pages. Get Curious! is on sale at the Museum Label shop on Level 1 at $24.90.
Click here for a  special sneak preview of some pages!


Special Campaign for “Get Curious!” readers!

Do you have a toy with an interesting story to tell? Participate in our “What’s Your Toy Story?” campaign and share your story with us from now until December 2019! Entries with the most interesting stories will stand a chance to be displayed in our Growing Up gallery and win attractive prizes sponsored by LEGO*!

Check out the submission card at the back pocket of the book for more information or click here for the campaign Terms & Conditions. Submit your entry into the box at the Visitors’ Services counter today! Winners will be contacted via email within the campaign duration.

*Prizes sponsored by LEGO are suitable for children aged 12 and below.

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 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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