Children’s Season returns on 18 May 2013 with exhibitions and programmes specially tailored to delight children. Coinciding with the June school holidays, families can expect interactive and fun programmes for young ones at the museums around Singapore.
19 museums will be participating in this year’s Children’s Season, which runs from 18 May to 30 June 2013, with a plethora of programmes.
The festivities start off on 18 May, which is not only International Museum Day but the day when the free admission scheme for all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs) starts. To mark the occasion, 9 museums will be holding an Open House. Of note is the Singapore Coins and Notes Museum, which does not fall under the free museum admission scheme.
Where to Go During Children’s Season 2013
Museums involved in this year’s Children’s Season 2013 include:
|Army Museum of Singapore||Asian Civilisations Museum||HealthZone|
|Infocomm Experience Centre (iExperience)||Images of Singapore||Land Transport Gallery|
|Malay Heritage Centre||Memories at Old Ford Factory||National Museum of Singapore|
|NUS Museum||Peranakan Museum||Police Heritage Centre|
|Reflections at Bukit Chandu||Science Centre Singapore||Singapore Art Museum|
|Singapore Coins and Notes Museum||Singapore Philatelic Museum||Singapore Maritime Gallery
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|Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall|
Major Highlights of Children’s Season 2013
Exhibitions, workshops and activities will be held at the museums as part of Children’s Season. Major activities include the popular Art Garden 2013 held at SAM at 8Q and the Island Adventures 2013 at the National Museum of Singapore.
In this year’s installment of Singapore Art Museum’s Art Garden 2013, children will be able to explore contemporary art through new commissions, films and animations, as well as take part in hands-on activities.
The National Museum of Singapore’s Children’s Season – Island Adventures 2013 brings to the forefront Singapore’s history through interactive displays and special activities. Children will be able to experience being an old-time hawker and try their hand at creating the next ‘Singapore dish’.
Parents can expect to spend hours of fun with their children at these exhibitions.
Numerous workshops, outings and excursions will also be organised by the many museums to keep the kids occupied and engaged throughout the June holidays.
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