This year-end, the National Museum of Singapore is offering a slew of engaging and fun-filled activities for the young and the young at heart.
Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Date: Till 9 Jan 2022
Admission: Free, charges may apply for activities
From now to 9 Jan 2022, gear up for an exciting school holiday at the Children’s Season at the National Museum 2021: Get Curious! Stories of You & Me and explore our galleries and discover the exciting stories of the museum's artefacts. Titled “Stories of You & Me”, this edition of the festival also invites different generations within the family to exchange stories and experiences with each other!
Families can look forward to opportunities for bonding, fun and learning through “Our Home” and “Our School”, two interactive installations for the whole family to explore how home and school experiences have changed over the years. Families can also look out for exciting on-site and online programmes such as Artefact Hunts, Character Tours, interactive performances, virtual gallery tours, and more!
Amusement Parks Of Yesteryears & Today
Venue: Stamford Gallery
Date: 4 Dec till 9 Jan, 30 mins slots (booking is required)
Admission: $5 per game / ride
Starting 4 December, walk down memory lane at the New, Great and Happy: The Amusement "Worlds" of Singapore as we relive fond memories and learn interesting fun facts about amusement parks in Singapore.
You will also enjoy a selection of the classic amusement park games and rides
provided by homegrown carnival veteran, Uncle Ringo, at the National Museum’s re-created mini amusement park. Games and rides are available at $5 per game/ride and will be available from 4 Dec 2021 till 9 Jan 2022
NMS Amusement Park: Digital Quest
Venue: Life in Singapore galleries
Date: 4 Dec till 9 Jan
Go on a quest in the museum and discover fun facts about the artefacts featured in the galleries. Look out for the campaign standees, located around the museum, and scan the campaign image to start your quest.
Complete all 5 galleries to redeem a free carnival game ticket with your reward code. Limited to 1 reward code per account per day. Reward code will be valid only for 7 days. Redemption is limited to the first 80 redemptions per day, on a first-come-first-served basis.
*It is close to 100% that you will be able to redeem the free ticket!
Our Home and Our School Installations
Venue: Glass Atrium, Level 2
Dates: 20 Nov – 26 Dec | 10.15am – 5.45pm daily (30-minute slots for each installation, 12 pax per slot)
Admission: Free, but $10/pair deposit collected upon registration
Recommended for age 3 – 12
What was it like growing up for children in the past versus the children of today? Visit the specially created installations to explore how home and school experiences have changed over the years.
Play old-school games, write to a special senior pen pal (it will be sent to a seniors home, and you can expect a reply from one of the residents too), design your dream uniform and more in this interactive experience for the whole family!
To enhance your experience, you may wish to purchase a Story Collector Starter Pack at $6, which contains stationery and more fun activities complementing the installations!
Visit installationscs2021.peatix.com to book your time slot to the installations and/or purchase a Story Collector Starter Pack.
Otterly Famtastic Day Out at the National Museum! Video + Museum Roundtable “Fantastic Critters'' Activity Booklet
Venue: Donor Wall, Level 2
Dates: 20 Nov – 26 Dec | On loop from 10am – 6pm (Video duration: 2.5
Meet Dennis the playful otter and his parents, and find out how to have a wonderful family day out at the museum!
Plus, pick up a copy of the Children’s Season 2021 “Fantastic Critters'' activity booklet produced by the Museum Roundtable (MR), complete the National Museum’s activity based on the Otterly Famtastic video, and redeem a unique “Fantastic Critter” sticker at the Redemption Counter (The Platform, Level 2). Collect all 15 critter stickers at participating MR museums and stand to redeem a limited-edition prize!
Artefact Hunts with Dennis and Family!
Venue: Various locations
Dates: 20 Nov – 26 Dec
Admission: $6 - $8 per parent/child pair
You’ve met them in the Otterly Famtastic video. Now join them on two fun Artefact Hunts! Explore the galleries, solve riddles to discover little-known facts behind the mysterious artefacts, and complete the hunt to redeem a prize in the end!
There are other workshops and photo opportunities at the museum. To find out more about the activities at the National Museum of Singapore, do visit the website for the Children's Season.