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20 Attractions to Explore Near National Museum of Singapore

National Museum of Singapore
National Museum of Singapore93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

Oldest museum in Singapore focusing on exhibits related to the history of Singapore.

Nearby Attractions

G-Max Reverse Bungy
G-Max Reverse Bungy0.71 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

An adrenaline-filled ride in the heart of Singapore.

National Gallery Singapore
National Gallery Singapore0.83 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Art museum located in the Downtown Core of Singapore.It oversees the world’s largest public collection of Singaporean and Southeast Asian art, consisting of over 8,000 artworks.

Asian Civilisations Museum
Asian Civilisations Museum1.06 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

One of the pioneering museums in the region to specialise in pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. The museum specialises in the material history of China, Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia, from which the diverse ethnic groups of Singapore trace their ancestry.

Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, Singapore
Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, Singapore1.11 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

A performing arts centre located in Downtown Core near the mouth of the Singapore River. Named after the nearby Esplanade Park, it consists of a concert hall which seats about 1,600 and a theatre with a capacity of about 2,000 for the performing arts.

Merlion
Merlion1.28 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

The iconic landmark of Singapore, with a breathtaking view of Singapore skyline and marina. The Merlion is a mythical creature with a lion's head and the body of a fish that is widely used as a mascot and national personification of Singapore.

Masjid Sultan
Masjid Sultan1.32 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Named after Sultan Hussain Shah of Johor. The original mosque here was constructed here between 1824 to 1826 which was then replaced by the larger current mosque in 1924. The mosque has stayed essentially unchanged since it was built, with only repairs carried out to the main hall in 1968 and an annex added in 1993.

Malay Heritage Centre
Malay Heritage Centre1.44 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Showcases the culture, heritage and history of Malay Singaporeans. The centre preserves and showcases Malay culture and heritage in Singapore through historic artefacts, multimedia and diorama displays, and exhibits.

ArtScience Museum
ArtScience Museum1.66 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

World's first ArtScience museum. ArtScience Museum features 21 gallery spaces equating to 50,000 square feet (6,000 square meters) which will display exhibits from combined art/science, media/technology, as well as design/architecture motifs. The museum mainly hosts touring exhibitions curated by other museums.

Thian Hock Keng Temple
Thian Hock Keng Temple1.73 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Thian Hock Keng means "Palace of Heavenly Happiness". It is a temple built for the worship of Mazu, a Chinese sea goddess. It is the oldest and most important temple of the Hokkien people in the country.

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple1.76 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

A Buddhist temple and museum complex built to house the tooth relic of the Buddha. It is claimed that the relic of Buddha from which it gains its name was found in 1980 in a collapsed stupa in Myanmar. The relic can be viewed by the public on the 4th floor of the temple.

Singapore Flyer
Singapore Flyer1.82 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Giant observation wheel with 28 air-conditioned capsules, each able to accommodate 28 passengers. The Flyer has an overall height of 165 metres (541 ft) and was the world's tallest Ferris wheel until the 167.6 m (550 ft) High Roller opened on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada.

Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands1.87 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

A breathtaking skyscraper with a viewing deck and infinity pool on its top.

Flower Dome
Flower Dome2.24 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Largest air-conditioned glass greenhouse in the world, offering themed gardens with many exotic plants.

Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay2.37 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Singapore, Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning over 250 acres of reclaimed land in the central region of Singapore. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden, and Bay Central Garden.

Marina Barrage
Marina Barrage3.09 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Dam in Singapore built at the confluence of five rivers, across the Marina Channel between Marina East and Marina South. It was officially opened on 31 October 2008 as Singapore's fifteenth reservoir, providing water storage, flood control and recreation.

Singapore Botanic Gardens
Singapore Botanic Gardens4.10 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

161-year-old tropical garden honoured as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The National Orchid Garden, within the main gardens, houses the largest orchid collection of 1,200 species and 2,000 hybrids.

SkyVille @ Dawson
SkyVille @ Dawson4.24 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Ungated residential property open to the public. It has an open rooftop with amazing views.

Maritime Experiential Museum
Maritime Experiential Museum5.28 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

Explore the Maritime Silk Route of the past through 15 galleries. The main attraction is "The Jewel of Muscat", an accurate reproduction of the Arab dhow ship from Belitung shipwreck, which was found off the coast of Belitung Island, Indonesia, in 1998.

S.E.A. Aquarium
S.E.A. Aquarium5.29 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

It contains a total of 45,000,000 liters of water for more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species. The aquarium comprises 10 zones with 49 habitats. The centerpiece of the aquarium is the Open Ocean tank with more than 18,000,000 liters of water and 50,000 animals.

The Southern Ridges
The Southern Ridges5.38 KMs away from National Museum of Singapore

A 10-kilometre (6.2 mi) trail that connects parks along the southern ridge of Singapore.