Following a revamp, the Singapore Discovery Centre reopened on 31 October 2020 with a refreshed Permanent Exhibits Gallery, and exciting new attractions such as escape rooms, laser tag, and 4D rides.
Go on an immersive journey all the way from Singapore's beginnings.
Get transported back in time to the early founding of Singapore, experience the dark days of the Japanese Occupation in World War Two, and learn about the milestones and key moments in Singapore's developmental journey.
The Singapore stories are recreated and brought to life through the use of technology such as Augmented Reality.
The exhibition starts with a multimedia visual presentation which tells the story of Singapore from its early founding by Sang Nila Utama, through to its establishment as a British Colonial Port.
Experience what life was like during the dark days of the Japanese Occupation in World War Two.
Walk through bombed out streets and war scenes as the hardships of war are recreated.
Do note that the atmosphere in certain areas here could be a tad dark and eerie, so parents with young kids may want to breeze through these areas.
Explore Singapore's tumultous years following the war as Singapore faced numerous challenges on its road to independence including relentless acts of sabotage.
Learn about the various milestones and significant events in Singapore's history such as the 1983 Cable Car Tragedy
Try your hand at being a news broadcaster on live TV
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents: Free
Guided Tours of the Permanent Exhibits Gallery are available from:
Tickets: $4 per person
Hop onto a bus and go on an exclusive tour of the 88-hectare training ground for officers in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).
Get a glimpse of the life of an Officer Cadet and learn about the role of the SAF in Singapore's defence and security.
The tour is on a first come first served basis.
***In line with COVID safe management measures, Pedal Boat is currently not available***
Rent a pedal boat and go on a scenic ride around the Singapore Discovery Centre's Discovery Lake.
Opening Hours: Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays, School Holidays
Duration: 15 mins
Minimum height: 1.2m
With a five-storey high screen and 344 theatre style seats, this is Singapore's largest flat screen theatre.
The theatre will show the latest movies as well as Singapore story films.
View the latest movie schedule here.
Weekends, Public Holidays, School Holidays:
Go on a thrilling 4D simulation ride that will keep you on the edges of your seats!
Duration: 5 mins
Spread over two storeys and with 4 themed chapters and 13 rooms, Black Lake Facility is the largest 2 storey escape room experience in Singapore.
Crawl through tight spaces, uncover hidden doors, and solve puzzles to get to the secrets behind the facility.
Duration: 60 minutes
Note: Children under 13 years old are required to be accompanied by an adult.
More info on games available can be found here.
An immersive laser tag arena with seven different types of games such as Elimination Free For All, Standard Team, and Human Flag.
You may encounter aliens and zombies along the way so stay alert!
Duration: 5-10 minutes depending on game scenario
Looking for more kid friendly museums and exhibitions? Check out our guide on 29 of our favorite children friendly museums and exhibitions in Singapore.
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