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.
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A series of talks by academics and researchers on topics relating to Singapore's history and culture.
Through our conferences, we seek to facilitate dialogue on pertinent issues and topics related to our key exhibitions.
Through our publications, we aim to present recent research into museological approaches and curatorial analyses, as well as to showcase our rich collections and reach out to diverse audiences.
The National Museum of Singapore (NMSRF) Research Fellowship programme is intended to cultivate in young local scholars research capabilities and pride in Singapore’s history and material culture, particularly through the Museum’s rich artefact collections, as well as the use of archival documents available at public institutions in Singapore