We check out three small and unusual museums that offer more than just the standard displays.
BY JACLYNN SEAH
When was the last time you were allowed to eat in a museum? Or personalise a stamp sheet with your photo?
The museum visitor experience has progressed beyond staring passively at static works on walls or circling tiny artefacts encased in glass — interactivity is often encouraged and the focus has shifted from merely curating a display to creating an experience that leaves a lasting impression.
But beyond spiffy audio-visual guides and interactive digital panels which have become de rigueur in newer museum exhibits today, we set our sights on three of the more interesting and personal experiences you can have in some of Singapore’s smaller and niche museums.
Check out www.museums.com.sg for a listing of more than 50 private and public museums in Singapore and their range