National Museum of Singapore

Overview National Museum of Singapore

National Museum of Singapore is Singapore's oldest museum. It prides itself on introducing cutting edge and varied ways of presenting history to redefine the conventional museum experience.

The museum focuses on exhibits related to the history of Singapore. The museum will have a permanent 2,800 square metres gallery space at the new glass clad building within a glass rotunda. It will feature the history of Singapore from the 14th century in a story-telling approach. Images and film can be projected on its 15-metre high cylindrical walls.

National Museum was designed in Neo-Palladian and Renaissance style and consists of two rectangular parallel blocks, with a dome at the front of the building.

National Museum distinguish itself through its challenging and vibrant festivals and events that display new creative culture and heritage.

How to get there

Take the MRT and alight at Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station. Go to Exit A and walk about 5 minutes

Take a bus

  • Bus-stop (YMCA)
    SBS: 7, 14, 14E, 16, 36, 64, 65, 111, 124, 139, 162, 174, 174E, 502, 521
    TIBS: 77, 106, 167, 171, 190 700, 700A, NR6, NR7

  • Bus-stop (Stamford Road)
    SBS: 7, 14, 14E, 16, 36, 111, 124, 131, 147, 162, 166, 174, 174E, 502
    TIBS: 77, 106, 167, 171, 190 700, 700A, 857, NR7

Opening Hours

Singapore History Gallery 10am - 6pm, daily (last admission, 5.30pm)
Singapore Living Galleries 10am - 8pm, daily (last admission, 7.30pm) Free admission from 6pm - 8pm, daily


Adults S$10.00 Seniors (above 60 years old),
Children (under 18 years old),
Students & NSF S$5.00
Family package (3 adults and 2 children) S$30.00

More information

93 Stamford Rd Singapore 178897

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