Children’s Season with the National Museum 2024: Get Curious: All About Play!

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This June school holidays, embark on a fun-filled adventure and learn about nature and the environment at the National Museum of Singapore!

Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Dates: 25 May - 23 Jun 2024
Admission: Free

Calling out to all young adventurers! This June school holidays, embark on a fun-filled adventure and learn about nature and the environment at the National Museum of Singapore with Get Curious: All About Play!

Discover the wonders of our natural world and find out ways to protect our environment through a series of interactive installations and programmes. Let's take a look at some of the activities that families can expect! 

Interactive Installation: Ranger Buddies: It All Begins With C.O.U.R.A.G.E.

25 May ‚Äď 23 Jun | 10am ‚Äď 12pm & 1pm ‚Äď 6pm daily | Gallery¬†Theatre, Basement Level

A new mission awaits, Ranger Buddies! Rainforests are disappearing at an alarming rate and animals are at risk of losing their homes. Overcome different obstacles and use your C.O.U.R.A.G.E. strengths to save the day at the National Museum of Singapore!

To allow more families to enjoy the installation, timed entry will be implemented on weekends and public holidays. 25 children with max 2 accompanying adults per child will be admitted on a first come, first served basis for each 50-minute time slot.

Special Showcase: Reimagining Plastic: The Second Life Fabric

25 May ‚Äď 23 Jun | 10am ‚Äď 7pm daily | Gallery Theatre Foyer,¬†Basement Level

Can we breathe new life into discarded plastic materials by repurposing them into new, functional forms?

Be inspired by this special showcase conceptualised by artist and educator Tan Haur, featuring collaborative artworks by students from APSN Katong School and Bedok View Secondary School, and their vision for a future where plastic waste transcends its disposable nature to become vibrant fabric creations.

I Spy: Spot the Animals! A Hunt Activity in Story of the Forest 

25 May ‚Äď 23 Jun | 10am ‚Äď 12pm & 1pm ‚Äď 6pm daily | Children‚Äôs Season Info Counter at Glass Atrium, Level 2 (beside Story of¬†the Forest)

Our magical Story of the Forest immersive installation will be retiring at the end of this year! Seize your opportunity now to stroll through and enjoy this digital display of selected plants and animals from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings brought to life. Complete our hunt activity sheet to redeem a stationery set sponsored by Pilot, while stocks last!

Sustainable Outdoor Water and Plastic Playground by Mindful Space 

25 & 26 May, 1, 2 & 8 Jun | 2 ‚Äď 5pm | Outdoors area beside the Banyan Tree¬†¬†

Dive into a world of eco-friendly fun at this recycled plastic and water playground! Join us for a splashing good time as we pour, dunk, spray and play in our one-of-a-kind oasis created from recycled plastics.

Sustainable Outdoor Pop-Up Playground by Chapter Zero 

9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 Jun | 2 ‚Äď 5pm | Outdoors area beside the Banyan Tree

Parents, have you ever wondered how to turn everyday items into endless play possibilities? Drop by the five stations of this vibrant pop-up playground, and be inspired by different ways of reusing everyday plastic and other recyclable materials through child-led play to reduce waste.

  • Station 1: Splash & Save!
  • Station 2: Fort-ify Your Fun!
  • Station 3: That‚Äôs A Wrap!
  • Station 4: Re:Creations Corner
  • Station 5: Raving Reusables

At the end of your exploration at Stations 3 and 4, families may bring home your created craft and wrapping paper, or place them in one of two boxes provided for recyclable vs. non-recyclable products, to practise being mindful about waste management and recycling.


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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