Celebrate Navy Day 2024: Discover Singapore's Maritime Heritage Through Exciting Programmes!



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Step into an adventure filled with maritime exploration and celebration as Navy Day 2024 brings families and maritime enthusiasts through Singapore's rich maritime history!

Get ready for a day of maritime exploration and celebration at Navy Day 2024! Hosted by Singapore Navy Museum, families will get to experience a series of fun-filled activities as we pay tribute to our naval pioneers, delve into maritime defense narratives, and discover the rich history of the Singapore Navy.

Navy Day Celebration: Honouring Our Naval Pioneers

Venue: Singapore Navy Museum
Date: 5 May 2024, 10 am - 5 pm
Admission: Free

Step aboard the Singapore Navy Museum on 5 May 2024 as we celebrate Navy Day 2024. Explore the museum and take part in entertaining activities, an exclusive tour and engaging presentations that gives you an insight into the rich history of the Singapore Navy, and to showcase the strength and resilience of our maritime forces. 

Sounds exciting? Let's take a look at what families can expect at Navy Day 2024! 

Changi Naval Base Windshield Tour (Fully Booked)

Venue: Museum Front Gate
Timing: 11 am - 3 pm (once every hour) 

Explore Singapore's maritime strength with an exclusive tour of Changi Naval Base. Witness our naval prowess firsthand amidst the scenic coastal views. Pre-registration required to join the tour.

Beyond the Blue (Trail)

Venue: Level 1
Timing: 11 am - 1 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm

Join in the fun trial hunt at the museum to discover naval history, hunt for artefacts, and uncover fascinating facts together as a family! Complete the trail to receive a limited-edition Captain Simon Bear too! 

Fits for Inspection: A Presentation of Military Memorabilia and Vintage Uniforms by Alvin Lee

Venue: Under The Crates - Level 1
Timing: 12.30 pm - 1 pm and 2 pm - 2.30 pm

Join renowned military memorabilia collector Alvin Lee, known as Alvin’s Bunker, for a presentation of military memorabilia and vintage uniforms at the Singapore Navy Museum. Explore his captivating journey of collecting uniforms and gear, along with remarkable stories behind his prized possessions. 

SAF Central Band Clarinet Ensemble

Venue: Level 3
Timing: 1 pm - 1.30 pm, 2 pm - 2.30 pm and 3 pm - 3.30 pm

Enjoy dynamic musical performances by the SAF Central Band Clarinet Ensemble, comprised of professional military musicians. As SAF ambassadors, they perform at state functions, concerts, outreach events, and international festivals. 

River Reborn: Honouring the Past, Securing Our Future

Venue: Enclave - Level 1

Immerse yourself in an art installation that pays tribute to our maritime heritage and offers a look at its future.

Navy’s Crucible Presentation

Venue: Level 1
Timing: 10.30 am - 11 am, 12.30 pm to 1 pm and 2 pm - 2.30 pm

Embark on a voyage through naval history at the Navy’s Crucible in the Museum. Join a captivating session where ship models come to life, unveiling the secrets behind vessels like RSS Daring and RSS Sealion. 

Make Your Own R.S.S Singapura Hat

Venue: Shipyard - Level 3

Craft your own R.S.S. Singapura hat, reminiscent of naval officers' distinguished headwear from yesteryears.

Singapore Navy Museum Showcase at Expo MRT Station

Venue: Expo MRT Station
Dates: 15 Mar 2024 - 15 Mar 2025

Beyond the activities happening on 5 May, families can also embark on an immersive journey through Singapore's naval heritage at the Singapore Navy Museum Showcase, located at the Expo MRT Station. This unique year-long collaboration between SBS Transit and Defence Collective Singapore brings the maritime defense story to life at the MRT Station, and making accessible to the public. 

Families who visit the showcase can also extend their maritime journey with a weekend shuttle bus to the Singapore Navy Museum, where you can further explore our maritime heritage and deepen your appreciation for Singapore's naval legacy.

Key Highlights of the Showcase

  • AR Filter and Games: Engage with interactive AR experiences by scanning QR codes placed within the train cabins and at the Expo MRT Station. Participate in naval defense games and capture memorable moments with maritime defenders.
  • Navy Museum Themed MRT Station: Experience a thematic transformation of the Expo MRT Station into a navy museum environment, complete with a 3D submarine model and AR elements.
  • 3D Submarine Model: Marvel at a meticulously crafted 3D model of a submarine, offering a sneak peek into the captivating artifacts housed at the Singapore Navy Museum. It also serves as a great backdrop for a family photo too!¬†
 

Admission to the Singapore Navy Museum and the Singapore Navy Museum showcase at Expo MRT station are free, so gather your family and friends for a day of maritime celebration! 

Come aboard and be part of Navy Day 2024, where history comes to life and memories are made! For more information and to plan your visit, visit here.



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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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