Smell and touch the flowers, fruits, roots and many more others to find out more about the ingredients that go into our food! How do we get the colours for our kuehs and sweets? What spices give our food that unforgettable flavour? Hop around different stations with your young ones to discover the benefits of plants, find out more about the natural history of Singapore and create your very own "tree" in the end!
10am - 6pm dauly.
Adminssion is free.
The session is facilitated by HandsOnLearning and is recommended for children ages 4 to 12.
In conjunction with the installation, The City’s Double: Singapore Through Alberto Fanelli’s Stereoscopic Lens and the panel A History of Italian Food in Singapore, the National Museum of Singapore in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present a free screening of the Italian classic Senso. A definitive piece of Italian cinema that has been described as “the first Italian film to use colour to convey human emotions”, Senso has touched audiences and influenced artists
During World War Two in the Pacific, the residents of Singapore had to survive military occupation by Japanese forces. Perhaps the greatest hardship faced by all civilians was the shortage of food brought about by Japanese policy and practice. This illustrated talk by volunteer guide Dr Anthony Hopkin, featuring plants in the 10-acre Bollywood Veggies in the Kranji countryside, will focus on how people coped with the severe rationing that limited the availability of all goods, even basic everyda
The Chinese Art collection consists of bronzes, ceramics and paintings, gathered to represent the expansive history of Chinese art. The nucleus of this collection was established and developed at the Nanyang University in the 1970s with significant expansion in the 1980s under the newly inaugurated National University of Singapore (NUS).
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) located at the Kent Ridge campus of the National University of Singapore, is proud to present Singapore’s first and only permanent natural history exhibition, showcasing centuries-old exhibits which includes South-east Asian specimens and near-complete fossils of three giant dinosaurs.