Overview Explore the National Museum of Singapore – home to numerous historical artifacts and exhibits. Dating back to 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is the country's oldest museum and a cultural and architectural landmark. Despite its rich historical background, the museum's galleries have adopted the latest cutting edge display techniques that redefine the traditional museum experience. From humble beginnings to the present day metropolis, you'll learn about everything from daily life to the rapid development of this island nation over 700 years of Singapore history. The National Museum of Singapore hosts a variety of exhibitions, festivals, film screenings, and thought-provoking performances all year round – so you are sure to witness a truly great event during your visit.