Orang Laut Tales

Family Fun at the National Museum

Storytelling for children in conjunction with the exhibit, 'An Old New World'.

Date: 21 Sep – 21 Dec 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: Exhibition Galleries, Basement Level


For National Museum of Singapore

Climb on board our magnificent ship deck and discover An Old New World through the eyes of some of Singapura’s earliest inhabitants, the Orang Laut. Be enthralled by the seafaring life of these skilled sailors and navigators who guided trading ships through the Straits waterways, and try your hand at making your own paper boat!

21 & 22 September | 2pm & 3.30pm: Like A Fish
23 November & 21 December | 2pm & 3.30pm: I Smell Treasure!
Exhibition Galleries, Basement Level 
National Museum of Singapore
Ages 4 – 8

Limited to 25 children per session on a first come, first served basis. Register at the entrance of the gallery 10 minutes before each session.

Orang Laut Tales is presented in conjunction with the exhibit An Old New World: From the East Indies to the Founding of Singapore, 1600s–1819 which takes place from 21 Sep 2019 - 29 Mar 2020. In light of developments regarding COVID-19, sessions in 2020 have been cancelled.