Singapore offers some of the best events, museums and art galleries in the world. From futuristic instagrammable universes to nostalgic toys from the 1800s… visiting one of the best exhibitions in Singapore is a great way to entertain yourself on a boring weekend. Here’s 11 of our favourite current Singapore exhibitions to explore.
1. Future World: Where Art Meets Science
This is one of the most unmissable exhibitions in Singapore. International tourists flock to the ArtScience Museum to immerse themselves in a gram-worthy adventure, among 16 borderless digital interactive installations, where art and magic meet science. Plus, it recently received a mega-upgrade and there’s 21 different creative galleries with other exhibitions blending art, science, culture and technology to explore. Tickets start at $19.50. Purchase tickets via the Fever website.
📍 Marina Bay Sands, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974
2. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
As one of the greatest new attractions, you can’t miss this one. Step inside the paintings of the world-famous Vincent Van Gogh when the global exhibition opens its doors for the first time in Singapore this March 2023. Using 360-degree digital projections and a hyper-realistic VR experience, will transport audiences into an enchanting world of the Dutch Master’s artworks. Certainly, an unforgettable exhibition to see. Get tickets or read further about the experience here.
📍Resorts World Sentosa, B1 Forum, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore
3. MINT Museum Of Toys
Step into an award-winning building to discover a diverse and nostalgic exhibition featuring over 50,000 vintage toys and collectables, from more than 40 countries worldwide. From 1800s to 1980s, both kids and adults will be in awe exploring four themed zones with plenty of games. Tickets begin at $15. Purchase tickets via Fever.
📍26 Seah St, Singapore 188382
4. Museum Of Ice Cream
Go on a journey beyond your wildest imagination at this pink museum in Singapore. Those who love photography will adore 14 installations dedicated to ice cream as well as the only sprinkle pool in Asia. Read more about the MOIC here.
📍 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
5. National Gallery
The National Gallery hosts an array of exciting art exhibitions in Singapore. Expect to see the world’s largest public collection of modern art from Singapore and Southeast Asia. With over 8,000 beautiful works showcasing the nation’s rich artistic heritage…it’s the perfect place to pass a few hours. Locals teachers, students and children under 6 can enter for free. Otherwise, get fast track tickets with a guided tour from $11 or regular tickets from $15 here.
📍1 St Andrew’s Road, #01 – 01, Singapore
6. Science Centre Singapore: Make A Voyage Of Scientific Discovery
Another kid-friendly exhibition to see in Singapore. Explore over 850 mind-blowing exhibitions spanning eight interactive galleries. Through virtual worlds, hands-on experiments, schooling about energy transfers, 3D printing of the future and much more…it’s an ideal place to discover something new and exciting. Tickets begin at $12 on Fever.
📍15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
7. The Children’s Museum
A first of its kind museum dedicated to children opened near Fort Canning Park in late 2022. Housed in a historic colonial building built in 1906, The Children’s Museum invites children who are 12 years old and under to enter a wonderful world of play and learning. It boasts exciting experiences and plenty of family-friendly interactive exhibitions so parents and guardians can have their fun. Read further about The Children’s Museum.
📍Coleman Street, 23-B, Singapore 179807
8. Asian Civilisation Museum
Why not get educated about ancestral culture of Singaporeans at this rich heritage museum? As one of the best exhibitions in Singapore, it’s interactive, fun and exhibits over 300 stunning Chinese ceramics as well as treasures from the 9th century, to name a few. Get tickets from $10 on Fever.
📍1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555
9. Red Dot Design Museum
Designs buffs will adore this boutique museum, offering a range of cool exhibitions, along the waterfront of Marina Bay. Explore award-winning permanent international design collections, preview the future of design concepts and much more. Buy tickets for $10.50 here.
📍11 Marina Blvd, Singapore 018940
10. National Museum Of Singapore
Travel through 700 years of Singaporean history at this fantastic museum. From interactive Singapore exhibitions to immersive walk-in art installations…it’s an enlightening place to learn all about history and culture, from the British colonisation to becoming an independent state. Singapore citizens, residents and children under 6 go free. Anyone else can purchase a ticket for just $10 here.
📍93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897
11. The Peranakan Museum
The Peranakan Museum was closed for renovations for nearly four years but opened its upgraded premises in February this year. It boasts an all-new interior with nine permanent galleries, spotlighting different aspects of Peranakan culture, and educating visitors on what Peranakan is. Visitors will see more than 800 artefacts and currently, there’s two interactive exhibitions by Sam Lo and Lavender Chang that are the perfect representation of Perankan culture. Read further about the museum here.
📍39 Armenian St, Singapore 179941
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