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Family Fun March Holidays at the National Museum

Family Fun March Holidays at the National Museum

Updated:
March 12, 2021

Explore the museum this March holidays with new adventure routes, exciting themed on-site programmes daily, and even a mama shop for the young and young at heart to re-live the excitement of purchasing childhood snacks!

Forest Explorers Toddlers' Space

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Begin your museum journey with an exploration of the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings through fruits/animals/colour-themed cards and fun spot-the-difference activities.

Date:  13-20 Mar

Ages: For families with children aged 4 and below

Location: Glass Atrium, Level 2

Duration: 45 minute slots

The space will be open during the following time slots:

  • Weekdays: 2-2:45pm, 3:45-4:30pm
  • Weekends: 11-11:45am, 2-2:45am, 3:45-4:30pm

Book slots

Fun with Craft Station

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Draw and color to your heart's content with the museum's craft templates.

Bring your own colouring materials or purchase a craft pack (sponsored by Staedtler) for $5.

Date: 13-20 Mar

Ages: 5 and above

Location: Glass Atrium, Level 2

Duration: 1 hour slots

The craft station will be open during the following time slots:

  • Weekdays: 1-2pm*, 2:30-3:30pm, 4-5pm
  • Weekends: 10-11am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 1-2pm, 2:30-3:30pm, 4-5pm

*On 15 and 16 Mar only 1-2pm.

Book slots

Mama Shop

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Share with the family what your favourite item on display is and end your fun family day out with some little treats available for purchase from the shop.

Opening Hours:

  • 15-19 Mar: 1pm-6pm
  • 13, 14, 20 Mar: 10am-6pm

Location: Gallery Theatre Foyer, Basement Level 1

Mama Shop Owner character tour

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Follow this mama shop owner as he takes you back in time to discover the stories behind his toys.

Date: 

  • 13 Mar: 11:30am-12pm, 2:30-3pm
  • 20 Mar: 10:30am-11am

Location: Meeting point outside Growing Up Gallery, Level 2. Participants should obtain their gallery admission tickets at the Visitor Services counter on Level 1 before proceeding to the meeting point.

Tickets: $8 per adult-child pair (ages 5-10)

Book tickets

Artefact Highlights: A Handling Collection programme

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Get a glimpse into what growing up in the 80s and 90s was like, through Singapore’s currency series and electronics.

In this experiential session, you will be introduced to some of the museum's handling objects.

Date:

  • 14 Mar: 3:30-4pm
  • 20 Mar: 11:30am-12pm

Ages: 7 and up

Location: The Salon, Level 1

Tickets: $5 per adult-child pair (refundable upon verifying on-site attendance)

Register

Oodles of Noodles - Inter-generational food-making session

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Try your hand at making your own noodles!

Learn about the different types of noodles that exist in Singapore.

Make and bring home a dried packet of your very own handmade noodles which you can cook in any style you like at home.

Date: 15 Mar, 10:30-11am, 2:30-3:30pm

Ages: 4 and up

Location: The Salon, Level 1

Tickets: $30 per adult-child pair, all ingredients and equipment provided.

Register

Makers & Shakers - Inter-generational Music Workshop

Image: National Museum Singapore

A fun filled music making workshop where you will craft your own DIY music instrument and shake away to create ensemble music together.

Date: 17 Mar, 10:30-11:15am

Ages: 4 and up

Location: The Salon, Level 1

Tickets: $15 per adult-child pair

Register

My Tailor Shop

Image: National Museum Singapore

Learn about the fashion influences and trends of the 1920s through and interactive tour of the Modern Colony Gallery and create your own unique paper outfit after.

Date: 17 Mar, 2:30-3:30pm

Ages: 4-8

Location: Modern Colony Gallery, Level 2

Tickets: $18 per adult-child pair

Register

Tales of Old Singapore Craft Workshops

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Bring your grandparents to the museum to discover toys they used to play with and local places of interest they frequented.

Create a classic board game or produce a woodblock print of these iconic buildings.

Each family will be given 1 set of craft materials, “My Family’s Stories” Kit and National Museum Singapore Easy Guides.

Date: 

  • 19 Mar, 10:30am-12pm, for ages 7-9
  • 19 Mar, 2:30pm-4pm, for ages 10-12

Location: The Salon, Level 1

Tickets: $30 per grandparent + parent + child trio or $22.50 per grandparent/parent + child

Register

I Wonder Picture-book Workshop

Image: National Museum Singapore

Take part in a whimsical storytelling and make your own little picture-book of your pandemic experiences as a family.

Date: 20 Mar, 2:30-3:15pm, 4-4:45pm

Ages: 4-8 (simple creative writing and drawing involved)

Location: The Salon, Level 1

Tickets: $13 per adult-child pair

Register

Looking for more things to do with the family during the March holidays? Check out this article on Things to do with kids during the March holidays 2021.

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Event Date: 13-21 March 2021

Visit the museum's website for the full programme schedule.

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