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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Duration: Flexible as per your schedule.
Here are some of the must-visit exhibitions of the National Museum. Check out the detailed list of exhibitions at Museum of Singapore.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your National Museum of Singapore ticket gives you access to all the permanent exhibitions at the 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.
This ticket to the National Museum of Singapore cannot be cancelled or rescheduled once booked.
The National Museum of Singapore is located on 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897.
Exhibition captions are available in English, Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil.
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.
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.
Flash photography and the use of tripods are strictly prohibited inside the National Museum of Singapore.
Video filming is only allowed with prior permission from the National Museum of Singapore.
Yes, the National Museum of Singapore is wheelchair accessible.
Yes, you may rent manual wheelchairs at the museum, available at the Visitor Services counter at a first-come, first-served basis.
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.
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.