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5 Museums to Bring Your Kids To in Singapore: Packing Education & Entertainment in One


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Taking a trip down to the museum with your little ones is not only a great way to spend quality time together with them, it also helps to stimulate their mind and cultivate their imagination.

But there are quite a few museums in Singapore, which ones do you bring your young ones to?

Here’s our pick of 5 museums we think both you and your little ones will enjoy!

1. Step into a Futuristic World at The ArtScience Museum

Step into a Futuristic World at The ArtScience Museum

Home to an array of immersive exhibits, the combination of art and technology, ArtScience Museum will teleport you right into a richly digital world.

Not only can you count on the museum’s interactive exhibits to keep your kids entertained, the museum also often runs kids-friendly programs, ranging from workshops to craft activities.

Step into a Futuristic World at The ArtScience Museum

What’s more, if you swing by on a Friday that’s not a public or school holiday, your little ones will get to enter for free with every adult ticket purchased! Do note that your kids have to be under 12 years to enjoy this promotion.   

Location: 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
Date:
Daily
Hour:
10 am – 7 pm (last admission: 6 pm)
Admission

Photo credits Marina Bay Sands

2. Delve into The World of Natural History at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Delve into The World of Natural History at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum is divided into two different galleries—Biodiversity Gallery and Heritage Gallery.

Delve into The World of Natural History at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

You’ll find the Biodiversity Gallery teeming with a diverse collection, ranging from fossils to plant specimens, about the flora and fauna found in the Southeast Asia region.

Delve into The World of Natural History at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

The Heritage Gallery is where you can discover more about the history of the museum and the specimens which were on display at the old Raffles Museum, now known as National Museum of Singapore.

Location: 2 Conservatory Dr, Singapore 117377
Date:
Tue – Sun (closed on Mon)
Hour:
10 am – 7 pm
Admission

Photo credits National University of Singapore

3. Explore National Gallery Singapore

Explore National Gallery Singapore

Explore National Gallery Singapore

Formerly the Supreme Court Building and City, National Gallery Singapore, the largest museum in Singapore, has 1000s of artworks in its collection. But that’s probably not enough to impress your little ones.

Worry not for the gallery frequently hosts various family-friendly activities, programs and kids-centric exhibits, such as storytelling sessions, hands-on craft activities, and artsy workshops.

Explore National Gallery Singapore

Location: 1 St Andrew's Rd, Singapore 178957
Date:
Daily
Hour:
10 am – 7 pm
Admission

Photo credits National Gallery Singapore

4. Drop in for Some Family Fun at National Museum of Singapore

Drop in for Some Family Fun at National Museum of Singapore
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The National Museum of Singapore, our oldest museum, is where you can learn more about Singapore’s history.

Drop in for Some Family Fun at National Museum of Singapore
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And it is also where you can bond with your kids over movie screenings, storytelling sessions, art and craft activities, interactive tours, and much more every last Saturday of the month!

Location: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Date:
Daily
Hour:
10 am – 7 pm
Admission

5. Find Your Inner Child with Your Child at The MINT Museum of Toys

Find Your Inner Child with Your Child at The MINT Museum of Toys
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If your little munchkins love playing with toys, maybe a visit to the MINT Museum of Toys, which houses a quirky collection of toys spanning across several years, might fascinate them. From toys you know to vintage toys, and novel toys, they have it all.

Find Your Inner Child with Your Child at The MINT Museum of Toys
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Location: 26 Seah St, Singapore 188382
Date:
Daily
Hour:
9.30 am – 6.30 pm
Admission

 

 


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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day



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