Secondary

Plan for a meaningful Historical Investigation trip for your students, or provide the opportunity for your students to learn independently as they explore the topics of home and belonging at NMS.

 

A) Museum-based Learning Programme (NEW)

Secondary, museum based learning programme

In this new artefact-centric programme, students will explore the museum galleries in independent groups, guided by a Passport activity booklet. Students will also get the opportunity to discover fascinating stories about specific artefacts throughout Singapore’s 700 years of history as they interact with our Museum Educators. For a more comprehensive experience, teacher may also plan for a Historical Investigation trip for their students after the 2.5-hour Museum-based Learning Programme, using our new and free resources.

Curriculum Relevance: Lower Secondary History, Upper Secondary Social Studies and National Education

 Recommended Level  Available Session Duration
 Capacity Cost
 Secondary 1 to 3 Daily (except first and
third Thursday mornings
of each month)
2.5 Hours
Min. 120 pax
Max. 300pax
$8 per pax

*Each student will receive a Passport activity booklet. Pre- and post-trip resources will also be provided for teachers to brief their students and to facilitate post-trip discussions.

B) Docent-led Tours

Docent-led tours

Let our experienced docents enthral your students with stories about Singapore’s past as they lead them on a journey to discover Singapore’s history in this guided tour of the Singapore History Gallery.

Recommended Level Available Session Duration
Capacity Cost
Primary 5 onwards  Daily between
10.30am and 3.30pm
(except first and third
Thursday mornings of
each month)
2 Hours
Min. 15 pax
Max. 45pax
*Free

*Complimentary for Government Schools (Pri, Sec and JC) and International Schools with NHB Membership

C) Historical Investigation

Historical investigations

Conduct your Historical Investigation at the National Museum, whose vast collection will provide you with many opportunities to encounter Singapore’s history from the pre-colonial to the post-independence periods. The galleries present immersive settings and voices of the past, which enable students to imagine what life in Singapore was like as they engage with the artefacts as part of the inquiry process.

Curriculum Relevance: Lower Secondary History

Recommended Level Available Session Duration
Capacity Cost
Secondary 1 & 2 Daily
(except first and
third Thursday
mornings of
each month)
2 Hours
Min. 15 pax
Max. 120pax
*Free

The resources have been developed in collaboration with the Academy of Singapore Teachers (AST) to aid teachers who are planning to bring students for HI.

  1. Teacher's HI Resource Unit 1 Pre-Colonial
  2. Teacher's HI Resource Unit 2 Colonial Singapore
  3. Teacher's HI Resource Unit 3 Japanese Occupation
  4. Teacher's HI Resource Unit 4 Post Independence 

 

D) Student Archivist Project 

Student archivist project

Join us in this meaningful project to collect and document the stories of war survivors, and individuals from the Pioneer and Merdeka Generations from Malaya and Singapore. Students will be trained to conduct oral history interviews, and given the chance to find out about World War Two and post-independence Singapore from the perspective of those who lived through it. Take history learning out of the classroom, and contribute to Singapore’s oral history records at the same time!

Recommended Level Available Session Duration
Capacity Cost
Secondary 1 to 4 May to September.
Please contact us for
more information
2.5 Hours
30 pax
Free

 

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