On December 10, 1977, Dr. Toh Chin Chye opened the Science Center Singapore for the very first time. Before that, Singapore Government converted the National Museum into the Museum of Art and History and founded an institution for the education of science and technology. Nowadays, more than one million people from around the world visit this center every year.
Visiting the Science Center Singapore to Have Fun and to Gain Knowledge of Science and Technology
Enjoy the newest technology of visualization to take visitors from the universe's ends to our brains' recesses. The highlights are the Reality and Immersion to see the sun with its immersion layers, the Google Tango Space Adventurer to see a cadet goes to the outer space searching a home and learning how to maintain the health of mental and physic in space, the Motion Control to virtually interact with liquid in the environment with zero gravity, the Virtual Physics Station to see how to dock a spaceship with a huge trackball, and the Sensory Perception to change perception using various permutations of RFID cubes.
2. Omni Theater and Live Shows
Enjoy the Space Next to see a glimpse of tomorrow with any possibilities to come. You'll see the display of the interplanetary excellence—the inspiration for scientists, explorers, and dreamers.
3. Science in the café
Here, people can follow the discussion to explore ideas of technology, science, mathematics, and engineering while drinking coffee and eating foods. People will be seated outdoors in the evening or on sofas in the lounge or galleries. Before the discussion, usually, there is a presentation from technologists, writers, artists, scientists, etc. there is a break for participants to refill their plates or glasses. However, the participants are only those by invitation.
4. Science Shows and Demonstrations
Definitely, you cannot miss the Science on a Sphere. With the system of spherical projection, visitors will watch the most interesting datasets about our environment and earth. They also can learn about nature's forces and ever-changing environment with the real-time satellites.
5. Kids Stop Programs
Showing off your kids' skills and talents will be great to do at the Show You Can! Your kids will perform a creative performance that will encourage kids to learn more about arts and science and develop their self-confidence.
How to Get Tickets?
The Science Center Singapore is available with the online ticket. The fee of the exhibitions, shows, and demonstrations are various. It is better for visitors to learn about the admission first. When you book the ticket online, you'll know how much money you will have to pay.
How To Get Around?
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
The science center is open from Monday to Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM. However, you should know that on certain days or hours, some attractions may be closed.
Will I Need a Guide?
How To Get There?
This science center is located in Jurong East. The location is very easy to reach by MRT, bus, and car. If you take the MRT, just take the nearest MRT station and get off at Jurong East Station. After that, walk for about 8 minutes to the science center. If you take a bus, just take the bus number 335, 198, 178, and 66.