National Museum of Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore


The country's oldest museum displaying extensive collection of artefacts and exhibits that revive the story of Singapore’s colourful past

  •  interactive exhibits

  • focus on story-telling

  • rich audio and visual elements

  • iconic architecture - elegant building with the mixture of glass and metal


Being a cultural and architectural landmark, The National Museum of Singapore is a venue for innovative festivals and events all year round:

  • incredible art installations

  • wonderful performances

  • amazing film screening


Permanent Exhibitions:

  • We built a nation. Exhibition dedicated to the first ten momentous years of Singapore's independence
  • Desire and Danger. Exhibition explores complicated relationship between man and nature.
  • Growing Up. Insight into how children, notwithstanding social and political calamities, try to chase their dreams.
  • Modern Colony. Insight into how women expressed their identities and enhanced theit well-being in the 1920s.
  • Singapore History Gallery. Journey through Singapore's history of 700 years.
  • Surviving Syonan.  Trip to  the most calamitious period of Singapore’s history - Japanese Occupation.
  • Voices of Singapore. Exhibition dedicated to the Singapore’s distinct identity.

Opening hours

Mon–Sun 10:00–19:00.


Child (6 years and below): Free
Citizens and Permanent Residents: Free
Foreign Visitors (Adults): 10 SGD
Foreign Visitors (Concessions for Students): 5 SGD
Foreign Visitors ( Seniors aged 60 years and above and Persons with Disabilities): 5 SGD


+65 6332 3659



93 Stamford Road Bras Basah, South S178897

How to get there?

Bras Basah MRT Station (5-minute walk)
Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station (5-minute walk)
City Hall MRT Station (10-minute walk)