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.
An initiative of the Sing50 Fund, this music series is proudly presented by POSB, organised by The RICE Company Limited and supported by the National Museum of Singapore.
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.
Learn more about the process of creating the 50-volume Singapore Chronicles series or about the Armenians in Singapore in our July edition of HistoriaSG.
GosTan Back is a story about a young boy who gets the chance to save the future by going back in time. Young audiences will experience our local history and artefacts in this interactive theatrical journey through the National Museum’s Singapore History Gallery, which features storytelling and a whole lot of hands-on fun!
Enjoy artworks presented by primary-school artists, as part of the Singapore Youth Festival art exhibition, Artist and Citizenship. Don't miss the opportunity to hear from some of the artists, in one of the Saturday workshops.
Experience the Labour Movement’s story, intertwined with Singapore’s history, as it makes its way into the future. From the struggles during the pre and post-independence days of Singapore to the triumphant moments of our common history, witness how the Labour Movement evolved into the modern movement it has become today.