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.
To better prepare students for a memorable experience at the museum, educators are strongly encouraged to go through a museum etiquette video with students before visiting the museum.
Choose from two videos:
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Visit the National Museum’s permanent galleries and play spot-the-artefact! In these three booklets, pre-schoolers will be introduced to our artefacts and learn to appreciate the different objects in Singapore history and culture through the themes of Alphabets, Colours and Numbers. Teachers may use these booklets to plan for a self-guided visit to the museum. Each resource pack contains three booklets (Alphabets, Colours and Numbers) and retails at a special price of S$5 per set with a minimum purchase of 10 sets. For purchases of less than 10 sets, the cost is S$8 per set.
Pre-schools may wish to download the order form here and email email@example.com for bulk purchases of the Early Learning Resources prior to visiting the museum (min. 10 sets for special price of $5 each). Purchases of less than 10 sets can be done at the NMS Museum Label Shop at S$8 per set.