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Plan Your Visit To The National Museum Of Singapore: Timings, Location & Visitor Tips

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Visiting National Museum of Singapore

With so many exhibitions and artefacts to explore, you'll need to plan your visit to National Museum of Singapore well. Worry not! Here's the ultimate visitors guide that includes the timings, location, and some useful visitor tips that can help make your trip a hassle-free and memorable one. Let's dive right in!

National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.
National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.

Where Is National Museum of Singapore Located?

How To Get To National Museum of Singapore?

National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.

Via Bus

Bus: 7, 14, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111

Nearest Bus Stop: Singapore Management University

  • Great low budget option to reach the National Museum of Singapore.
  • Other nearby bus stations are: YMCA bus stop and Stamford Road bus stop.
National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.

Via MRT

MRT Line: Circle Line

Nearest MRT Station: Bras Basah Station

  • This is great way to visit National Museum of Singapore if you're short on time. No need to worry about traffic with a monorail.
  • Other nearby MRT stations are: Bencoolen and Dhoby Ghaut.
National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.

Via Car/Taxi

Nearest Parking Area: National Museum of Singapore

  • Depending on where you start from, this might be one of the slower ways to reach National Museum of Singapore.
  • Parking is also available at nearby SMU, the YMCA, and Fort Canning Park.
  • Note: this won't be the best mode of travel if you want to save some money.

Know Before You Visit National Museum of Singapore

Here's some useful information that can help you plan and make the most out of your visit to National Museum of Singapore.

Facilities
Rules
Dining
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Nearby Attractions
National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.

Facilities At National Museum of Singapore

  • Quite corners & rooms
  • Disability friendly parking
  • Audio guides in Malay, Tamil, English and Mandarin
  • Restrooms & nursing rooms
  • Sensory bags for visitors on the Autism spectrum
  • Wheelchair accessible & rentals
  • Service dog friendly
National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.

Rules At National Museum of Singapore

  • Please carry a valid ID while visiting the National Museum of Singapore.
  • Visitors are not allowed to carry food or drinks inside any of the galleries of the National Museum of Singapore.
  • Visitors are not allowed to touch any of the exhibits or artefacts at the National Museum of Singapore.
  • Flash photography is not allowed inside the National Museum of Singapore galleries.
  • Phones are to be put on silent before entering the museum.
  • Visitors are required to speak in a low volume inside the galleries.
National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.
National Museum of Singapore, plan your visit.

Visitor Tips

  • Make use of the Quite Mornings at National Museum of Singapore that happen three days in a month. The museum opens up an hour earlier during these days and the crowds will be lesser, thus making a more peaceful viewing experience.
  • People who have sensitivity to stimuli and those on the Autism spectrum should make use of the sensory aids that the museum has including sensory maps, and accessories that help guests adjust to the excess stimulus of the galleries.



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Frequently Asked Questions About Visiting National Museum of Singapore

Where is National Museum of Singapore located?

National Museum of Singapore is located next to Fort Canning Park and other Singapore attractions in the central part of Downtown Singapore. National Museum of Singapore Address: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897 | Find on Map

What are the opening hours of National Museum of Singapore?

National Museum of Singapore opening hours are Monday - Sunday: 10 AM - 7 PM. On Quite Mornings the museum opens an hour early at 9 AM.

How can I reach National Museum of Singapore?

You can reach National Museum of Singapore via bus, MRT or car/taxi. There are plenty of bus and MRT stations nearby that you can get down at and walk a few minutes to reach the museum.

What is the best time to visit National Museum of Singapore?

Quite Mornings at National Museum of Singapore begin at 9 AM on the first Saturdays and first and third Thursdays of every month. This would be the best time to visit the museum as there will be lesser crowds as compared to later in the day. Weekdays are generally have a lesser crowd at the National Museum of Singapore, so feel free to visit then.

Is National Museum of Singapore a wheelchair friendly attraction?

Yes, National Museum of Singapore is a wheelchair and disability friendly museum in Singapore.

What are some other attractions nearby National Museum of Singapore?

National Museum of Singapore is located near other attractions such as Fort Canning Park, The Esplanade, Singapore River Cruise, and National Gallery Singapore.

What is the nearest MRT station to National Museum of Singapore?

Bras Basah, Bencoolen, City Hall, and Dhoby Ghaut Station are some of the MRT stations nearest to National Museum of Singapore.

What is the nearest bus station to National Museum of Singapore?

The YMCA, SMU, and Stamford Road bus stations are the closest to National Museum of Singapore.

Can I visit National Museum of Singapore in a group?

Yes, you can visit National Museum of Singapore in a group.

Is National Museum of Singapore kid-friendly?

Yes, National Museum of Singapore is a child-friendly attraction. Audio guides, educational programs, restaurants, and a gift shop make it a wholesome experience for kids as they learn about the history of Singapore.

Is National Museum of Singapore a disability friendly attraction in Singapore?

Yes, National Museum of Singapore is a disability friendly attraction in Singapore with Quite rooms, sensory maps and aids, wheelchair rentals and reserved parking spots to help accommodate various needs of guests with disabilities.

Can I rent a wheelchair at National Museum of Singapore?

National Museum of Singapore offers a wheelchair rental service but on a first come first serve basis. If you require a wheelchair for your visit, it is best to call ahead to try and reserve one in advance or feel free to bring your own to the museum.