Visitor Information

Visitor Information


Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents (please present Pink or Blue NRIC for scanning) and Children 6 years and below (any nationality) enjoy free admission to all galleries



Permanent Galleries

(All Level 1 & 2 Galleries and Glass Rotunda)

 Special Exhibition

An Old New World:
From the East Indies
to the Founding of Singapore,

 All Galleries

(Permanent &
Special Exhibition)

 Standard Adult   $15  $18  $26
Senior (60 years and above)
Special Access3
  $10  $14  $19

Please present your passes to enjoy special admission privileges.



Valid proof of identity (eg. passport, school pass) must be presented at the Visitor Services counter to enjoy concession admission.

Admission is free for All Galleries for non-Citizen / non- Permanent Residents Students from the following types of schools in Singapore:


  • 100% government schools: Primary, Secondary, ITE, Junior College, Polytehnic
  • Government-Aided Schools / Independent Local Schools: eg. Hwa Chong School Institution, Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore Sports School, SOTA, NAFA and LaSalle    
  • Singapore Universities: eg. NUS, NTU, SMU, SUTD. SIT, SUSS, NIE

Concession admission fee applies to non-Citizen and non-Permanent Resident students from the following types of schools in Singapore:

  • Private Schools eg. Kaplan, MDIS, SIM, LaSalle International
  • Students from schools overseas
  • NHB's International School Membership in Singapore

Special Access refers to persons with disabilities (PWDs). One caregiver accompanying visitors with disability will enjoy free admission, regardless of caregiver's nationality.

Getting Here


93, Stamford Road, Singapore 178897Tel: (+65) 6332 3659 / (+65) 6332 5642


Turn left from Stamford Road onto Fort Canning Road for National Museum’s car park entry/exit.

Limited parking facility is available at the National Museum.
Other parking facilities are available at Singapore Management University, Manulife Centre, Fort Canning Park and YMCA.

Hourly Parking Rates: Mon - Sun (including Public Holidays)

7am - 6pm
S$2.50 per hour (or part thereof)
6pm - 3am
S$4.00 per entry
3am - 7am
S$4.00 per hour (or part thereof)

All parking charges are inclusive of GST

Grace Period: 10 minutes (only pick up and drop off allowed)


You may alight from any of the following buses at YMCA bus stop:
7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 64, 65, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 139, 162, 162m, 167, 171, 174, 174e, 175, 190, 700, 700A, 972 and walk 120m

or Alight from any of the following buses at Singapore Management University (SMU), Stamford Road bus stop:
7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 131, 147, 162, 162m, 166, 167, 171, 174, 174e, 175, 190, 700, 700A, 857 and walk 136m to the National Museum.


You may alight at Bencoolen Station (DT21) on the Downtown Line and walk 350m via Bencoolen Street

or alight at Bras Basah Station (CC02) on the Circle Line and walk 250m via Bras Basah Road and Bencoolen Street

or alight at Dhoby Ghaut Station (CC01/NE06/NS24) on the Circle/North-East/North-South Line and walk 450m via Orchard Road

or alight at City Hall Station (EW13/ NS25) on the East-West/  North-South Line and walk 600m via Stamford Road to the National Museum.

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