31 of the best kid friendly museums and exhibitions in Singapore

31 of the best kid friendly museums and exhibitions in Singapore

April 3, 2024

We've got the scoop on the best museums and exhibitions for kids in Singapore.

Our kids love these places and we're sure yours will too!

From exciting science exhibitions and interactive art, to Singapore history and local culture, here's our favorite children friendly museums to visit!

Kid Friendly Museums and Exhibitions by Type

Limited Time & Special Exhibitions

  1. Naruto The Gallery
  2. Plastic: Remaking our World Exhibition
  3. Cheong Soo Pieng: Layer by Layer
  4. Mars: The Red Mirror


  1. Harry Potter: Visions of Magic


  1. Keppel Centre for Art Education - National Gallery Singapore
  2. Future World: Where Art Meets Science - ArtScience Museum
  3. Singapore Art Museum at Tanjong Pagar Distripark
  4. Museum of Ice Cream

About Singapore and History

  1. Children's Museum Singapore
  2. Changi Experience Studio
  3. National Museum of Singapore
  4. Air Force Museum
  5. Through the Lens of Time - Singapore Discovery Centre
  6. The Battlebox
  7. Reflections at Bukit Chandu
  8. Sustainable Singapore Gallery at Marina Barrage
  9. Civil Defence Heritage Gallery
  10. Asian Civilisations Museum
  11. Singapore Maritime Gallery
  12. Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
  13. Time Capsule at Singapore Flyer

Science & Nature

  1. Science Centre Singapore
  2. KidsSTOP Singapore
  3. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
  4. Fort Canning Heritage Gallery and Spice Garden


  2. Indian Heritage Centre
  3. Peranakan Museum
  4. Malay Heritage Centre


  1. Madame Tussauds Singapore

Limited Time & Special Exhibitions

Naruto the Gallery

Anime and Naruto fans won't want to miss this!

From March 28th to June 30th, Universal Studios Singapore will be hosting the overseas debut of Naruto: The Gallery, commemorating the 20th anniversary of one of the "Big Three" anime.

This global premiere outside of Japan is an immersive journey into the heart of the ninja world that has captivated millions.

Dive right into the epic saga of Naruto Uzumaki, from his humble beginnings as a spirited genin to his pivotal role in the Fourth Great Ninja War.

Relive the most heroic and unforgettable moments through a meticulously curated showcase featuring original storyboards, character art, and more from the beloved animated series.

Catch original animations crafted by five up-and-coming animators, drawing inspiration from the anime's iconic scenes.

Pick up limited edition merchandise only available at Naruto: The Gallery, and complete your ninja quest with a special dining experience at the cafe with menu items inspired by the show such as Naruto's favourite Ichiraku Ramen and Sasuke's Fire Meatballs.

Date: 28 Mar - 30 Jun 2024

Where: Universal Studios Singapore

Read more about Naruto The Gallery

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Plastic: Remaking our World Exhibition

Credit: National Museum of Singapore

Immerse yourselves in the fascinating world of plastic at the "Plastic: Remaking Our World" exhibition, making its Asian debut at the National Museum of Singapore.

Organised by the Vitra Design Museum, V&A Dundee and maat, Lisbon, this exhibition delves into the intriguing history of plastic - a material we encounter daily, yet know so little about.

Credit: National Museum of Singapore

It charts plastic's meteoric rise in the 20th century, discusses its environmental impact, and presents cutting-edge solutions for a more sustainable way of using plastics in our society.

Featuring over 300 objects, posters, films, and photographs, "Plastic: Remaking Our World" is not just a visual feast but also an educational journey.

Experience rarities from the dawn of the plastic age, objects from the pop era, contemporary designs, and projects that will open your eyes to the possibilities of this versatile material.

Credit: National Museum of Singapore

This exhibition also weaves in a local narrative of Singapore’s history with plastics, combining physical and digital displays of National Collection items.

Plus, an interactive space awaits, promising hands-on fun that both you and your little ones will enjoy.

Date: 27 Jan 2024 - 23 Jun 2024

Where: National Museum of Singapore, Exhibition Gallery 1, Basement Level

Opening hours: 10am-7pm

Tickets: From $5 for Singaporeans and PRs

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Cheong Soo Pieng: Layer by Layer

Go behind the painting in this free exhibition of over 30 works by Cheong Soo Pieng, one of Singapore's leading artists.

The exhibition is the first in Southeast Asia to use cutting-edge material analysis techniques including x-ray scans and infrared photography to peel back the layers of Cheong's masterpieces.

Through various interactive stations that bring the science of studying paintings to life, visitors will embark on a fascinating journey that begins with a sketch and unfolds through the artist's thoughtful selection of materials, leading up to the final stroke of paint.

It's a fascinating look at the creative process, made more intimate through lots of hands-on experiences, from feeling the textures of different canvases to using microscopes to spot the subtle nuances that make each piece unique.

The exhibition also serves as a great introduction for children into the process of art creation and conservation, sparking an appreciation for the arts.

Date: 5 Apr - 29 Sep 2024

Where: National Gallery Singapore, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Concourse Gallery, City Hall Wing, Level B1

Admission: Free

Find out more on National Gallery's website

Mars: The Red Mirror

Image credit: ArtScience Museum

Engage your children's curiosity with "Mars: The Red Mirror," an extraordinary journey through 12,000 years of culture, art, history, and science.

Curated by Juan Insua and presented by the ArtScience Museum and the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), "Mars: The Red Mirror" is a voyage of discovery.

The exhibition captures the enduring fascination Mars has held for humanity over millennia.

It offers an exciting opportunity to delve into how this intriguing planet has been perceived across cultures - as a symbol of war, a deity of agriculture, a representation of masculinity, and a source of inspiration for countless science fiction tales.

With over 300 unique objects on display, expect to find everything from precious scientific manuscripts and historical artefacts to an authentic Martian meteorite.

There's also a selection of films and contemporary art pieces, all inspired by the Red Planet.

After a successful premiere in Barcelona in 2021, this new version of Mars: The Red Mirror focuses its lens on Asia.

It uncovers the ancient influences of Mars in China, India, and Japan, and celebrates the pioneering work of Asian astronomers.

The exhibition also offers a peek into the portrayal of Mars in Southeast Asian pop culture and showcases the ground-breaking work of Singapore's Space Faculty, champions of space technology's potential to transform Asia.

Date: Till 7 Apr 2024

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Harry Potter: Visions of Magic

Image credit: Resorts World Sentosa

Covering an expansive area of over 40,000 square feet, Harry Potter: Visions of Magic invites visitors to explore the wizarding world's most enigmatic locations.

From the Room of Requirement to Newt’s Menagerie and the Ministry of Magic, each area has been designed to offer a multi-sensory journey through responsive video content, bold architecture, and original soundscapes.

This unique exhibition first captivated audiences with its world premiere in Germany, where it achieved remarkable success and is now close to a complete sell-out.

For its Singapore edition, Harry Potter: Visions of Magic will be even more spectacular, with an additional 10,000 square feet of space added to the exhibit.

This expansion promises new, never-before-seen environments that are sure to delight both die-hard fans and newcomers to the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts franchise, making it a must visit for anyone seeking to experience the magic firsthand!

Date: Opening 4th quarter 2024

Location: Resorts World Sentosa

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Keppel Centre for Art Education at National Gallery Singapore

Art and wonder come together at the Keppel Centre for Art Education.

The Centre is a child's dream come true, with seven distinct zones designed to cater to children aged 4 – 12.

Each zone is a welcoming and nurturing space where kids can explore the captivating world of art through play and creativity.

They will be taken on a journey of discovery from mind-blowing digital art to immersive sensory play and mind-bending 3D works.

Play is not just an activity here; it's a way of learning.

Children are encouraged to explore, discover, and make personal connections while learning about art.

Whether it's creating unique 3D sculptures, role-playing, or interacting with an immersive multimedia space, kids are given the freedom to express themselves in imaginative and creative ways.

They'll get hands-on exposure to the seven core elements of art: space, form, colour, texture, line, shape, and value.

Plus with a range of drop-in activities and facilitated workshops, children can develop essential skills like imagination, critical thinking, and visual literacy.

And all of this is totally free!

Where: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road Singapore 178957, City Hall Wing, Level 1

Opening hours: 10am-6:45pm

Admission: Free for all

Pre-bookings for a 1 hour 15 min time slot are encouraged during school holiday periods.

Walk-ins are welcome as well, subject to availability.

Pre-book slots

More information on the Centre's free and paid programmes

Future World: Where Art Meets Science - ArtScience Museum

Image: ArtScience Museum

Created in collaboration with renowned Japanese digital art collective teamLab, Future World immerses visitors in a world of art, science, and magic through a collection of digital interactive installations.

Slide down a colorful fruit field, play the Creative Hopscotch which triggers beautiful colors and sounds with each hop, or interact with the Light Ball Orchestra.

Kids will be loving this magical world!

Where: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956

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Singapore Art Museum at Tanjong Pagar Distripark

The Observatory's 'REFUSE', 2022 (Image: Singapore Art Museum)

Singapore Art Museum (SAM) has launched a new art destination at Tanjong Pagar Distripark.

Spanning 2 floors and over 3,000 square metres, SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark will open with an exciting lineup of exhibitions and art experiences from 14 Jan.

Look forward to four exciting exhibitions by local artists including experimental band The Observatory, art collective vertical submarine and SAM's pilot residents, as well as international artists such as Korakrit Arunanondchai and Gan Siong King.

With its location in a historic port and near heritage neighbourhoods, SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark promises to be a unique location where people of all ages and backgrounds can discover and be inspired by contemporary art.

More info

Museum of Ice Cream

Take a trip through a sweet-toothed fantasy land that's devoted to ice cream.

An installation based experience and contemporary art space, expect lots of instagrammable moments in this whimsical world that will give you a sugar rush for all five senses.

From the moment you step inside, you're in for a treat as one of our most beloved foods is brought to life through immersive rooms and playful experiences.

Look forward to:

  • 14 unique themed exhibits
  • Sweet treats and surprises throughout your journey
  • Fun activities by the talented Museum of Ice Cream guides

Where: 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837


  • From $38 per pax
  • Free for children aged 2 years and younger

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About Singapore and History

Children's Museum Singapore

The long awaited Children's Museum Singapore is finally opening on 10 Dec 2022!

It's the first museum in Singapore dedicated specifically to children aged 12 years old and under.

At the Museum, kids can explore the wonders of Singapore's rich culture and heritage by engaging in highly interactive exhibits.

Children will be introduced to the world of museums through creative experiential learning activities in a safe yet interesting environment.

The Museum features four permanent galleries on the first floor with activities and displays tailored for kids. There will be plenty of tactile opportunities that challenge kids to think creatively, develop their intellectual capabilities, and learn more about Singapore.

On the second floor, you'll find three special galleries with new experiences and adventures that will be refreshed regularly.

Children will have access to a wide variety of hands-on exhibits that absolutely encourage touching for a participatory learning experience.

This is a kids space to let their imaginations go wild!

Opening hours: 9am - 6pm, Tuesday - Sunday (closed on Mondays)

Location: 23-B Coleman Street Singapore 179807

Tickets: Free entry for all from 13 December 2022 onwards until 31 March 2023.

Due to limited capacity, visitors are strongly encouraged to book tickets online in advance or you may not be able to enter if the museum is full.

Adults must be accompanied by a child.

More information and to get tickets

Changi Experience Studio

Changi Experience Studio
Image: Runway race

Discover Changi Airport in a whole new and exciting way at the Changi Experience Studio.

This first-of-its-kind digital attraction in Singapore provides an entertaining and educational look into the workings of the world's best airport.

Go behind the scenes of Changi Airport's operations and discover what it takes to keep the airport ticking through captivating projection experiences, interactive games, and immersive shows.

Changi Experience Studio
Garden of Harmony

There's lots to explore here with 20 different touch points spread across ten content content zones.

Kids will love the exhibits that are just filled with interactive experiences, from participating in an exciting runway race and going on a quest to collect airport trolleys, to creating music and performing a symphony in the awe inspiring Garden of Harmony.

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National Museum of Singapore

National Museum

The oldest museum in Singapore, the National Museum has lots to offer families as it brings history to life through engaging and immersive exhibits.

Kids will find these exhibits particularly enjoyable:

Singapore History Gallery - Charts the development of Singapore through the years.

Growing Up - See what life in Singapore was like during the tumultous 1950s and 1960s.

Story of the Forest - Created by Japanese digital art collective teamLab, 69 drawings from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings have been transformed into three dimensional animations, creating a magical world that invites visitors to interact with the animals, flowers, and plants up close.

Story of the Forest

The museum also runs various family programmes throughout the year such as tours, inter-generational workshops, and sensory playdates.

Where: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897

Admission: Free for Singaporeans, PRs, and children 6 years and below.

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Air Force Museum

Image credit: Air Force Museum

Located at Paya Lebar Air Base, the Air Force Museum is home to The Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) history and heritage, combining genuine artifacts with interactive media to tell the RSAF story.

The museum offers an interesting hands-on experience that will bring the Air Force's story to life for visitors of all ages.

At the Indoor Gallery, you can learn more about the RSAF's history and goals through a series of interactive exhibits and role-playing games.

Meanwhile in the Outdoor Gallery, you can get up close to fighter jets, missiles, and anti-aircraft weapons, and discover their contributions to the RSAF's progress.

Where: 400 Airport Road, Singapore 5345234

Admission: Free

More information on Air Force museum's website.

Through the Lens of Time - Singapore Discovery Centre

Singapore Discovery Centre

Newly revamped, the Singapore Discovery Centre reopened in October 2020 with a whole host of new attractions.

Through the Lens of Time is a permanent exhibit which takes you on an immersive journey through the history of Singapore.

A mix of multimedia and interactive exhibits transports you to Singapore's very beginnings, through to the dark days of World War Two, the journey to Independence, and the following milestones and achievements along the way as Singapore forged to make its mark on the global stage.

Where: 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365

Admission: Free for Singaporeans and PRs

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The Battlebox

Guns Operations Room, Image credit: Battlebox

Immerse yourself in history at the Battlebox, Singapore's only operational World War II bunker.

This historic site served as the headquarters for the Allied forces during the Malayan Campaign and was where the decision to surrender Singapore to the Japanese was made.

Today, the Battlebox offers a glimpse into the past with rooms meticulously restored based on historical records.

Surrender Conference Room, Image credit: Battlebox

Highlights include the Surrender Conference Room, brought back to life in all its wartime gravity.

Informative texts and photographs throughout the bunker provide insights into the experiences of those who worked there and key aspects of the campaign and occupation.

It's a unique journey into a pivotal part of Singapore's history.

Ages: Recommended for ages 9 and above

Opening hours: Wednesdays – Sundays

  • 0930 – 1230 (last entry 1130)
  • 1400 – 1700 (last entry 1600)

Location: Fort Canning Park, 2 Cox Terrace 179622

Admission: While admission is free, pre-registration of tickets online is required.

Find out more about Battlebox

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Reflections at Bukit Chandu

Reflections of Bukit Chandu

The newly revamped Reflections at Bukit Chandu (RBC) reopened on 9 Sep 2021 with an enhanced retelling of the story of the Malay Regiment in the Battle of Pasir Panjang, during which the heavily outnumbered soldiers from the regiment made a heroic last stand against a 13,000-strong Japanese force.

Housed in a bungalow that was originally built in 1930 for senior British staff of an Opium Packing Plant down the hill, the space features a new immersive experience enhanced with new artefacts and displays. 

Visitors will be able to enjoy a multimedia display show that tells the story of "C" Company's defence of Point 226. 

The newly revamped exhibition will also feature three new spaces that trace the legacy of Bukit Chandu to provide a larger historical context beyond the World War Two period: Packing Chandu, The Lounge, and On the Lawn.

Reflections of Bukit Chandu

There will also be new artefacts on display for the first time,including a rare archival pre-war film footage featuring Lieutenant Adnan at a ceremonial parade, bullets from the Battle of Pasir Panjang that were found around Pasir Panjang Ridge in the 1970s, and bullet cases recovered from the eastern side of the bungalow’s compound during an archaeological excavation in 2019.

Where: 31-K Pepys Road

Admission: Free for Singapore Citizens, PRs, Children ages 6 and below

More info at the Reflections at Bukit Chandu website.

Sustainable Singapore Gallery at Marina Barrage

Learn all about Singapore's efforts at sustainable development at the Sustainable Singapore Gallery.

It's a 1,600 sq ft showcase featuring videos, games, and interactive stations that highlight Singapore's initiatives at sustainability, from reduction of energy use and enhancement of green spaces, to conservation of our biodiversity, and pursuit of a circular economy.

You'll come away with a deeper appreciation for what has been accomplished in our country thus far, while also gaining insights into how individual actions can collectively lead to the creation of a better future for tomorrow.

Where: Level 2, 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Marina Barrage Singapore 018951

Admission: Free

*Due to COVID restrictions, the only way you can visit the Gallery is through a guided tour which is free.

Advanced bookings are recommended but you can also walk in at the information counter.

Guided tour bookings can be made on the Sustainable Singapore Gallery's website.

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery

Learn about fire fighting from the past to the present. The museum is housed in Singapore's oldest fire station, the Central fire station.

You'll learn about the latest fire fighting and rescue technologies currently being used by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

Through interactive exhibits, you'll also get a taste of what fire fighters and rescuers have to endure during an operation.

The fire station hosts an open house on Saturdays from 9am-11am where kids can get up close to the actual fire engines and fire fighting equipment. (currently not available due to COVID restrictions).

Where: 62 Hill Street, Singapore 179367

Admission: Free admission. No walk-in visits are allowed. All visitors must pre-register.

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Asian Civilisations Museum

Step into the Asian Civilisations Museum and get an intimate look into the world of Asian culture.

Housed within a historic building right by the Singapore River, the museum showcases the best of Asian art, culture, heritage, archaeology, and history, particularly the ancestral cultures of Singaporeans.

Look out for the famous Tang Shipwreck exhibit, a collection of treasures salvaged from an Arab ship which sank nearly 1,100 years ago, and which remain untouched until its discovery in 1998.

Where: 1 Empress Place Singapore 179555

Admission: Free entry to the permanent galleries for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents. Charges apply for special exhibitions.

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Singapore Maritime Gallery

Singapore Maritime Gallery

See how Singapore transformed from a small trading post into a global port hub at the Singapore Maritime Gallery.

Try your hand at the ship handling simulator where you can have a go at navigating ships under eight different story missions.

You'll feel what it's like to be a ship captain, having to guide your ship through rough seas and safely into port!

Junior explorers can head to the Explorer' Corner where they'll learn about maritime Singapore through games and interactive exhibits.

Where: 31 Marina Coastal Drive, Marina South Pier, Level 2, Singapore 018900

Admission: Free

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Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall is a unique piece of Singaporean history and offers visitors a glimpse of the lesser-known side of Singapore Chinese's involvement in the 1911 Revolution.

As the Nanyang (Southeast Asia) headquarters of Dr. Sun Yat Sen's Chinese Revolutionary Alliance (Tong Meng Hui), Singapore played an important role in the 1911 Revolution that led to the overthrow of the Qing dynasty and eventual establishment of modern-day China.

The museum focuses on the contributions of Dr Sun Yat Sen's key supporters in Singapore, and chronicles how the 1911 Revolution left a lasting imprint on Singapore, particularly in the field of education, print media, and economic contributions.

Free guided tours of the museum are available daily.

Check here for tour schedule.

Where: 12 Tai Gin Road Singapore 327874

Admission: Free for all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents

More info on Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall's website.

Time Capsule at Singapore Flyer

Time Capsule at Singapore Flyer

The Time Capsule experience takes visitors on a journey through Singapore's history, culture, and landscape.

Your adventure into history starts 700 years ago, all the way back to the founding of Singapore by Sang Nila Utama.

Learn about the significant events in Singapore's history, and how it was transformed from a fishing village to a world class international city.

You'll also get a glimpse into what the future holds for Singapore

Read more

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Science and Nature

Science Centre Singapore

Science Centre Singapore

The Science Centre Singapore holds the largest collection of educational materials devoted to science in Singapore, with more than a thousand interactive exhibits across over 20 permanent exhibitions.

Catch the newest exhibition, Earth Alive, where you'll discover the science and systems behind our planet thorough fun interactive exhibits and enthralling visual displays.

Don't miss the exciting daily shows such as the electrifying Tesla Coil demonstration and the Fire Tornado Show.

Then learn about the importance of water and prepare to get wet at the water play area at Waterworks.

While you're at the Science Centre, explore the other main attractions there such as KidsSTOP, Omni-Theatre, and Snow City.

Where: 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081

Check out Science Centre ticket bundles on Klook

KidsSTOP Singapore

KidsSTOP is Science Centre Singapore's dedicated Children's Science Centre for children aged 8 years and below.

The 3,000 square meter gallery houses more than 20 exhibits designed to introduce children to concepts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Themed zones such as Flight & Space, Nature, and Supermarket offer plenty of hands on activities and opportunities for children to learn through interactive play.

Where: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Road

Admission: From $5 per child and $2 per adult for Singaporeans and PRs

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Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Image: Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Home to over 560,000 catalogued lots and over a million species from throughout the region, the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum is Singapore first and only natural history museum.

Highlights include the three towering Sauropod fossils, which were among the largest and heaviest animals to ever walk on land.

There's also a skeleton of Singapore's first sperm whale!

Where: National University of Singapore, 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377



  • Adult - $15
  • Child, Student, NSF, Senior Citizen & Person with Disability - $8

Standard Rate

  • Adult - $20
  • Child, Student, NSF, Senior Citizen & Person with Disability - $12

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Fort Canning Heritage Gallery and enhanced Spice Garden

The newly opened Fort Canning Heritage Gallery traces more than 700 years of history, giving visitors insight into the rich heritage of Fort Canning Hill.

Spread out over 2 levels of the South Wing of Fort Canning Centre, the gallery features archaeological artefacts excavated from sites within Fort Canning Park, as well as various digital interactive stations.

You can also watch a cinematic experience of the Singapore Bicentennial centerpiece event in 2019.

Park goers can explore the enhanced Spice Garden, which is Singapore's most diverse spice garden, covering over 3,200 square metres and featuring more than 180 varieties of plants.

Here, you'll find significant herbs such as Gambier and Pepper, which were among the earliest crops grown commercially in Singapore.

Location: 5 Cox Terrace Singapore 179620

Opening hours: 

  • Heritage Gallery: 10am-6pm daily (closed on the last Monday of every month)
  • Spice Gallery: Daily from 7am-7pm

Admission: Free

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Singpo人 - Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

Discover Chinese Singapore culture and take a trip to see how geography, economics, and politics played a part in influencing the present-day Chinese Singaporean identity.

It's one of the most interactive exhibitions we've been to with stories brought to life through videos, games, and interactive stations.

Kids will have a ball discovering new things in every zone with a surprise at seemingly every corner. 

They'll be peeping through doors and windows to see the hidden treasures inside, trying their hand at the kopi-making game, and learning how our food was influenced by different cultures at the food projection table.

You'll be given a token which you can use to interact with various stations throughout the exhibition. At the end of the exhibition, you'll get a printout highlighting your unique identity!

When you're done, head to the rooftop where you'll be treated to spectacular views of the city skyline.

Where: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906

Admission: Free

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Indian Heritage Centre

Indian Heritage Centre

The Indian Heritage Centre traces the history of Indian and South Asian communities in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

The permanent galleries feature five themes spanning the 1st century CE to the 21st century, with artifacts and interactive displays presenting the history of interactions between South and Southeast Asia.

The galleries also take us through the experiences of the Indian community in both Singapore and Malaya during the colonial period, and highlights contributions of the Indian and South Asian communities to building up the Singapore of today.

Where: Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209924


  • Free for Singaporeans and PRs and Children under 6 years old
  • Adults: $8
  • Students: $5

More info on Indian Heritage Centre's website.

Peranakan Museum

After almost 4 years of closure for renovations, the Peranakan Museum reopened to the public again in Feb 2023.

You'll experience an intriguing journey through Peranakan culture at the newly refurbished museum building which covers 3 floors and houses 9 galleries.

With more than 800 objects adorning its walls, including newly-acquired artefacts, and carefully preserved heirlooms from donors, visitors will get to explore the Peranakan identity through the themes of "Origins", "Home", and "Style".

Through interactive displays, programmes, and themed showcases, anyone curious about Peranakans in Singapore and Southeast Asia will gain deep insight into this diverse cultural tradition.

Interviews, narratives, and expressions from various Peranakan communities such as the Arab Peranakans, Chinese Peranakans, Chitty Melakans ( or Peranakan Indians), and Jawi Peranakans showcase the distinctiveness of each culture while still being connected through its shared Malay-Indonesian heritage.

Location: 39 Armenian Street Singapore 179941

Opening hours:

  • Daily: 10am-7pm
  • Friday: 10am-9pm

Admission: Free for Singaporeans and PRs

Find out more on Peranakan Museum's website

Malay Heritage Centre [Currently closed for redevelopment until 2025]

Housed in a former Malay Palace and located in the historic Kampong Gelam, Gedung Kuning, and the surrounding Kampong Gelam district, the Malay Heritage Center showcases the rich culture and heritage of Singapore's Malay Community.

You'll find interactive multimedia, special exhibitions, as well as artefacts from the National Collection and contributions from the Malay community in the museum's six permanent galleries.

Check out My Babak's Studio, a children's space inspired by the workshop of a Banjarese diamond trader and jeweller.

My Babak's Studio

Where: Malay Heritage Center, 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501


  • Free for Singaporeans and PRs and Children under 6 years old
  • Adults: $8

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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Singapore

Madame Tussauds is known for its wax figurines of famous people and celebrities, but it’s also home to many different experiences such as Images of Singapore, Ultimate Film Star Experience, and the hot-favourite Marvel Universe 4D, where you’ll get to feel the effects like you would in a Marvel movie!

At the museum, come face to face with over 80 of the world's most famous sports stars, celebrities in music, film, and TV, as well as world leaders including Stefanie Sun, JJ Lin, Nicole Kidman, Taylor Swift, Johnny Depp, and Ronaldo.

And don't miss out on the exclusive Harry Styles figure, the only one in all of Asia!

There’s even a K-Zone where those who love their Korean celebrities can take photos with their favourite Oppas.

Feel like a superstar in the Ultimate Film Star zone, where you'll step into the glamorous world of the Indian film industry.

Madame Tussauds Singapore

Join forces with your favourite Marvel Avengers cast and fight alongside them in the only Marvel universe 4D movie experience in Asia.

Madame Tussauds Singapore is the only Madame Tussauds attraction that offers a water ride.

Hop aboard the "Spirit of Singapore" and embark on a magical journey celebrating the iconic sights and rich history of Singapore.

Location: 40 Imbiah Road Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa Singapore, 099700

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Madame Tussauds Singapore


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