PLAY @ National Museum of Singapore

May 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you haven’t already heard or watched the news, here’s sharing a new place for kids to hang out – PLAY @ NSM!

It is the first dedicated area for young children to take their first steps towards museum-going with interactive exhibits and special activities that encourage learning through play. Inspired by the Museum’s collection, different sections have been set up for kids to explore and learn about Singapore’s cultures.

Living Room, inspired by Film + Wayang Gallery


pretend play with puppets!


tuning into radio stations of the past


watching shows from yesteryears – Hippo and Friends, Aksi Mat Yo Yo

Bedroom, inspired by Fashion Gallery

Lie inside the tent and catch short animation films!

Garden, inspired by William Farquhar’s collection

Different shapes and sizes of flowers and fruits for the kids to fit into the tree

Kitchen, inspired by Food Gallery


match the ingredient to the dish

Recipes of favourite local delights for kids to learn about!

Embossing of the local delight on paper for coloring


coloring can be done in this spacious room opposite meant for children who wants to do some creative artwork

Right outside the “coloring room” is the extension of the garden at the sundeck.

Children can sketch anything they want using coloured chalks provided!

This is a great way to get young kids started on visiting museums. Though I must add, kids 3-5 years old would probably find this more fun than the older kids!

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