Programme

National Museum of Singapore 130th Anniversary Celebrations - Art & Historic Trails

Various Venues
Various Timings
Free Admission

An Art Trail

Embark on a special journey through a suite of art installations sited in and around the museum. Relook the various sites and spaces of the museum, reacquaint yourselves with the museum as a building and social space, and re-examine the stories told in its galleries.

Constellation of One* by Kirsten Berg
12 Oct – 31 Dec | Front Lawn, Level 1

Basha* by Gerald Leow
12 Oct – 31 Dec | Stamford Green, access from Level 2 Coach Bay

*Constellation of One and Basha were previously presented as part of the exhibition Lock Route at Gillman Barracks.

National Museum Historic Trail

Take the National Museum Historic Trail to locate marked sites, learn how the museum building has changed over the years with several redevelopment works, and appreciate key architectural features in Singapore’s most loved and iconic cultural institution.

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trail map level 1 

trail map level 2

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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This June, Children's Special celebrates the launch of our special publication for families, Get Curious! – The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore. Discover four magical story worlds at our basement level, and join fun programmes to satiate your curiosity about people, plants and animals, treasured items, and food!

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