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.
The museum will open earlier at 9am on Quiet Mornings.
Last admission times:
Glass Rotunda (Story of the Forest by teamLab and Singapore, Very Old Tree by Robert Zhao) at 6.15pm.
All other galleries: 6.30pm
Our galleries are climate-controlled and some sections are dimly-lit for conservation purposes. Visitors may wish to bring additional clothing to keep warm during their visit. The following amenities are also available to ensure you enjoy your visit at the museum.
Please help us protect our valuable National Collection and create a safe and conducive museum environment by observing the following:
Protecting our Valuable Collection
Large umbrella can be stored in umbrella stands outside major galleries.