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The Little Singapore Book Comes Alive at the National Museum
National Museum of Singapore presents Children's Season this summer. With a wide range of programmes, exhibitions and engaging family activities for children of all ages, it is a place worth visiting for children to spend time bonding with their parents and capture special memories through various interactive exhibits and installations, storytelling, workshops, and more!
Our Favourite Places - Image Courtesy of the National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board
Our Favorite Places The Little Singapore Book comes alive at the museum. It brings old Singapore back to life at the time when people commuted by hopping on a bumboat, trolley bus or trishaw.
Pop-ups of popular family hangouts in the 1970s and 1980s, as well as cultural sites and historical landmarks along the Singapore River are favorite places for wefies and selfies. Families could explore Bumboat, Trolley Bus and Trishaw Trails.
Bouncy Ride - Image Courtesy of the National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board
Bouncy Ride Come to the Front Lawn of the museum and you would not miss such an eye catching inflatable bouncy ride in the shape of bumboat. Bumboats operated by Chinese ethnics were common sights in the olden days as a means to transport humans and goods.
This ride is suitable for kids aged 7 years old and above. It's open every Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 12pm & 4pm to 6pm.
Young Cinema. Image Courtesy of the National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board
Young Cinema Watch the best animated French short films from the world-renowned Annecy International Animated Film Festival and local filmmakers. Screenings are scheduled every weekends from now until 26 June from 10am to noon, and from 2pm to 4pm.
The Soft Dome - Image Courtesy of National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board
This interactive theatrical show by MySuperFuture Theatrical Productions is all about time travel adventure by a young boy who gets a chance to save the future. Children will also learn about local history and artifacts in Singapore History Gallery.
This ticketed show is specially created for kids with additional needs. Shows are scheduled every weekend at 10.30am.
Learn how to create your own characters and produce your own animated film using craft materials. This workshop is inspired the popular Jurong movie drive-in in 1970s.
The upcoming workshop will be held on 17 and 24 June at Activity Space, book your ticket here.
Families could also enjoy story telling sessions, guided tour and workshops.
Treasure Hunting in Old Singapore_Image courtesy of National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board
Bring Home a Hedgehog
A blast from the past as kids play with old-fashioned toys while sampling the olden days' childhood treats. They will learn how to make a cocktail hedgehog - once a popular staple in the parties.
National Museum Building Tour for Families
Curious about this beautiful old dame? Join the tour for free by meeting at Rotunda on 17 and 24 June at 11am and 3.30pm.
National Museum Building Tour for Families_Image courtesy of the National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board
Secrets of Singapore: National Museum – Uncover the Secrets behind the Pages
Find out more about the superhero duo Danger Dan and Gadget Girl unearth curious artefacts from way back to the era of Sang Nila Utama right up to modern day.
Lesley-Anne and Monica Lim will share interesting stories about awesome artefacts and architectural marvels from the museum, while Elvin Ching who will present live illustrations of iconic Danger Dan and Gadget Girl on 25 June at Singapore History Gallery 2.30pm.
Come and let's enjoy the actives with your children from now until 30 July.