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12 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2021
Various Venues
10am - 7pm
Free Admission
SCHOOL PROGRAMMES

What are the opportunities for students to discover the joy of learning History, Art, National Education and other disciplines at the National Museum of Singapore (NMS)?

The museum has enhanced and refreshed its programmes to offer students a variety of opportunities to discover Singapore’s history and culture – through investigation, engagement of senses and conversations – and to relate them to present-day issues.

Explore the tabs below for more information about our new programme offerings from 2020, or here Education Programmes (2020) booklet download our  for the full programme listing for 2020.

From 2019, schools can arrange for their visit to start as early as 9am in the months of March, May and July!

To plan for a school visit to the museum, click here for more information. 

To sign up for one of our school programmes listed below, or to receive updated information on our programmes, email us at nhb_nm_schools@nhb.gov.sg


Preschool Programmes

PRE-SCHOOLS

Find out more about the early learning resources and programmes that are tied to the Nurturing Early Learners (NEL) framework.

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PRIMARY SCHOOL

Choose a series of interactive workshops and engaging programmes that complement the Social Studies curriculum.

Secondary school programmes

SECONDARY SCHOOL

Learn more about our programmes and initiatives that are suitable for historical investigation and national education. Be part of our new Museum-based Learning programme that is designed for students to take charge of their learning as they explore the topic of a sense of belonging.

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SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION

Find out more about our resources, tools and programmes to help students engage with the National Collection in developmentally-appropriate ways, and to develop a sense of curiosity and enjoyment surrounding museum visits.

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RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS 

Discover ways to make students excited about their learning at the museum, and download resources to support your school visit to the museum.

Planning a school visit

PLANNING A SCHOOL GROUP VISIT

More information on planning for a school visit to the museum with ease.

School programme booking

SCHOOL PROGRAMME BOOKINGS

More information on how to book a school programme with the National Museum.

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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Shakespeare & Singapore
Programme 05 MAR 2020

HistoriaSG: Shakespeare & Singapore, 1900−1975

This talk by Research Fellow Dr Emily Soon explores the Shakespearean threads within Singapore’s multicultural history, tracing how people in Singapore engaged with Shakespeare as the island transitioned from being a British colony to an independent Southeast Asian state.

The Salon, Level 1, 7.30pm – 8.30pm
$5 per participant
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Exhibition 14 FEB 2020 - 29 MAR 2020

Capturing a Century

The Hollandse School celebrates their Centennial Anniversary in Singapore with an exhibition titled, Capturing A Century. Singaporean artist duo OH! and Dutch artist Frances Alleblas will create an immersive and interactive installation that features old and new images of the Hollandse School in Singapore projected onto a life-sized digital kaleidoscope.

Platform and Glass Atrium, Level 2, 10am – 7pm
Free Admission
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Exhibition 06 FEB 2020 - 17 MAY 2020

The SPF200 Exhibition: Frontier Town to Safest City

Singapore is one of the safest countries in the world. However, our relative peace and calm should not be taken for granted. We invite you to join us in our travel back in time to 200 years ago, when the Police was only a 12-man team, and how we have evolved against dynamic threats to keep Singapore safe and secure.

Stamford Gallery and The Concourse, Level 1, 10am – 7pm
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Family Fun at the National Museum

Mark your calendars with these dates and bring the whole family, from toddlers to grandparents alike, to discover Singapore’s rich social history together!

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