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Visit Singapore’s oldest museum, the National Museum of Singapore, that seeks to inspire the world with its intriguing stories and historic facts about Singapore told by captivating exhibitions and artefacts. Its origins goes way back to 1849, when it first started as a section of a library at the Singapore Institution. After several relocations, redevelopment projects, and name changes, it stands at its permanent site at Stamford Road, with the name recognised by most today: the National Museum of Singapore. 

Let's take a look at the exhibitions, tickets available, and other visitor information that will make your trip to the National Museum informative and interesting.

Why Visit the National Museum of Singapore

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Spotlight: Singapore Night Festival

The Singapore Night Festival is a limited time event by Samsung held in and around the National Museum of Singapore, including other Singapore attractions. It is set to last from 18 August 2023 to 26 August 2023. You've got food tours, film screenings, art exhibitions, and night lights to discover every night of the week.

Don't miss out on these exciting activities at National Museum of Singapore as part of the Singapore Night Festival.

Singapore Night Festival, National Museum of Singapore.

Time is a Black Circle | Skating Rink

Head back to the 60s & 70s when Disco was all the rage. Explore the artwork at National Museum of Singapore as you skate to the groovy vibe of The Silver Strings and Rita Chao.

Singapore Night Festival, National Museum of Singapore.

A Stone's Throw (Away) | Exhibition

Learn about the history of the famous Singapore Stone at this interactive artwork that is displayed near the Banyan Tree at National Museum of Singapore.

Singapore Night Festival, National Museum of Singapore.

NMS Travels | Pop Up Rooms

Explore Singapore through the eyes of a traveller back in the 1980s as you go through themed pop up rooms in the National Museum of Singapore. Audio guides can be purchased separately.

Your National Museum of Singapore Ticket Explained

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Duration: Flexible as per your schedule.

  • The National Museum of Singapore ticket lets you access and explore all the permanent exhibitions at the museum.
  • Explore all the Level 1 & 2 galleries at National Museum of Singapore including the Glass Rotunda, Singapore History Gallery, Stamford Gallery, and Voices of Singapore Gallery.
  • Please note: these tickets are only for tourists and children above the age of 6. Singapore residents get free admission to the National Museum of Singapore.
  • These tickets cannot be cancelled or rescheduled once booked.

What Is The Best Way To Buy Tickets To National Museum of Singapore?

The best way is to purchase National Museum of Singapore tickets online. In addition to a safe and contactless transaction you have the following benefits:

  • Convenience: Not only do you get to book your National Museum of Singapore tickets from the comfort of your home, but you also get to avoid the long entry lines at the attraction by booking your National Museum of Singapore tickets online.
  • Advance Booking: By booking your National Museum of Singapore tickets online, you can plan your visit well in advance and book your tickets too. You don't have to worry about tickets being sold out. 
  • Discounts: If you book your National Museum of Singapore tickets online, you will often come across attractive discounts.

Discounted National Museum of Singapore Tickets

Seniors over 60 and students studying in certain Singapore schools will have a special concession on National Museum of Singapore tickets.

Singapore citizens, permanent residents, and children aged 6 yers and under (of any nationality) can enjoy free admission to the National Museum of Singapore. Make sure you carry a valid photo ID with you during your visit.

Top National Museum Singapore Exhibitions

Here are some of the must-visit exhibitions of the National Museum. Check out the detailed list of exhibitions at Museum of Singapore.

Exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore.

An Old New World: Digital Edition

Take the guided or self-exploratory route through a specially-curated exhibition that has narrations by Curators Daniel Tham and Iskander Mydin alongside themes of Knowledge and Power and Seeing the Indigenous!

Exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore.

Growing Up

The 1950s and 1960s signified a period of change for Singapore. Beset with uncertainties and challenges, it found an identity to call its own. This exhibition shows you how Singapore grew up into its own. 

Exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore.

Modern Colony

Learn about the transformation of girls and female immigrants in the 1920s and get inspired by the public roles they took up in a then patriarchal society; you'll be amazed by these boss ladies.

Exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore.

Singapore History Gallery

At this gallery, you’ll follow the development of the island nation of Singapore: including how it underwent name changes from Singapura to a Crown Colony to Syonan-To, and finally, Singapore.

Exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore.

Story of the Forest

Enjoy this immersive installation of 69 drawings from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings into 3D animations. Explore Singapore’s colonial past combined with present-day modernity.

Exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore.

Voices of Singapore

The Singaporean identity is infinite: race, culture, and language were laid into distinct categories. This was shown by the island’s artists expressing a sense of national identity and belonging.

Plan Your Visit To The National Museum of Singapore

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Frequently Asked Questions About National Museum of Singapore Tickets

What are the inclusions in my National Museum of Singapore tickets?

Your National Museum of Singapore ticket gives you access to all the permanent exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore

Are there any restaurants in National Museum of Singapore?

Yes, there are 2 cafes and one restaurant in National Museum of Singapore. They serve fresh baked goods, lunch sets, and quick bites for you to grab and go.

What is the cancelation policy for my National Museum of Singapore ticket?

This ticket to the National Museum of Singapore cannot be cancelled or rescheduled once booked.

Where is the National Museum of Singapore located?

The National Museum of Singapore is located on 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897. 

What languages are the exhibition captions available in?

Exhibition captions are available in English, Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil.

Are there any discounts available for National Museum of Singapore ticket?

Yes, special discounted tickets are available for senior citizens above 60 and students in Singapore schools. There is no entrance fee for Singapore citizens, permanent residents, and children aged 6 years and under (of any nationality). Make sure you carry a valid photo ID along with you.

Is photography permitted inside the National Museum of Singapore?

Still photography for private, non-commercial use as a visitor to the National Museum of Singapore is allowed. Commercial photography and videography need prior permission from the museum and may be charged as well.

Can I use flash or a tripod inside the National Museum of Singapore?

Flash photography and the use of tripods are strictly prohibited inside the National Museum of Singapore.

Is videography permitted inside the National Museum of Singapore?

Video filming is only allowed with prior permission from the National Museum of Singapore.

Is the National Museum of Singapore wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the National Museum of Singapore is wheelchair accessible. 

Are wheelchairs available to rent at the National Museum of Singapore?

Yes, you may rent manual wheelchairs at the museum, available at the Visitor Services counter at a first-come, first-served basis. 

Is the National Museum of Singapore accessible by public transport?

Yes, the museum is easily accessible by public transport. It can be reached by bus or MRT. You can even drive to the museum if needed as paid parking is available.

Does National Museum of Singapore have an entrance fee?

The National Museum of Singapore is free to access for all Singapore citizens and residents. Tourists do have to purchase tickets to the National Museum of Singapore to gain access.