I am not a big fan of Sci-fi movies or the big fuss they make about futuristic world. All of it feels so mechanical and lacking emotions. Trip to Science Museum? Doesn’t sound much interesting either.
But visit to ArtScience Museum changed this perception completely, making me realize how magic is created when art and science are combined together.
Moment we entered the museum, it was like being transported to a magical world. Colorful, lively and interactive. It was a completely new experience for us, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. In fact I would say it left us mesmerized. A perfect visual and sensory treat is created with impeccable blend of Science and art.
So if you are planning to visit Singapore, This place should definitely be a part of your Singapore itinerary specially if you are travelling with kids.
This post covers all the information required to visit ArtScience museum, along with some tips to make your visit easy and fun. Spoiler Alert, this post is loaded with lot of pictures and videos as I feel something this stunning can be enjoyed most and best only visually !
About ArtScience Museum, Singapore
Unique lotus shaped building in Marina bay is one of the iconic landmarks of Singapore and houses the ArtScience Museum. Opened in Feb 2011, the ArtScience museum has 21 gallery spaces, spanning around 5000 m2.The Museum is operated and owned by Marina bay sands .
Museum blends different aspects like Art, Science, Culture and technology together to create a glimpse of futuristic world, by using the cutting edge interactive and visual technology. The Museum houses permanent exhibitions, seasonal exhibitions, events and workshops.
Check-out the details of the events and seasonal exhibitions running in their official site https://www.marinabaysands.com/museum/exhibitions-and-events.html
Future world- Where art meets science
Future world will surely leave you and your little one spellbound. Permanent exhibition at the Museum, it showcases the mesmerising futuristic world, where magic is created using the state of art interactive digital technology.
Future world takes you to a journey through 5 differentsections including Nature, Town, Sanctuary, Park and Space.
Beautiful digital garden with a breathtaking waterfall, surrounded by butterflies and colorful flowers greets you, the moment you enter the Museum. Nature gallery connects you with the nature through interactive technology. This was one of our favorite zone at the Future World.
This section has a large wall, showcasing a bustling and lively cityscape where visitor-generated input builds and populates virtual towns. It was fascinating to see, how pictures drawn by the children gets transported and moving on the digital wall, along with the name of the kid who coloured it.
Best place to make kids sit in one place for some time.
This section will immerse you in the calm digital wonderland with its different interactive art forms.
This gallery is surely happy and engaging zone for the Kids. Huge glowing balls suspended over the ceiling and scattered in the play area, creates a magical effect. The interactive, colorful games will surely keep the kids occupied. Infact it was really challenging to make them move from this section. I loved the beautiful art wall, where the landscape kept on changing. Very calming & smoothing effect.
The most profound part of the Museum, space will definitely take your breath away. With its glowing light strings which changes colors, cosmos creates an awe-inspiring effect.
Other exhibitions at ArtSceince Museum includes wonderland, floating utopias, Rewild our planet, Into the wild.
Apart from this, there are many events and activities organized at the museum.
ArtScience Museum is located in the Marina Bay Complex in the central area of Singapore. Apart from the ArtScience Museum, Marina bay also offers a host of other activities. Check out my previous blog to know more. Click here. A day in Marina bay sands with family
How to reach
You can reach Marina Bay Sands through taxi, buses or MRT. While using MRT as mode of transport, Please ensure to get down at Bay front station and not on Marina Bay station, until and unless you are up from some walk.
10 am to 7 pm (last entry at 5.30 pm.)
Few important points
Different options are available depending upon what you want to see. Art Science Museum tickets can either be purchased online or from the ArtScience Museum’s Box office. Tickets are also available at the Sands Theatre Box Office (B1, Marina Bay Sands). Checkout the link for more details.
- It will take around 1 to 1.5 hour to visit the museum.
- Before purchasing the tickets, opt for Sands reward program to avail the discount.
- Since food is not allowed inside the museum, it’s a good idea to visit the museum after breakfast or lunch. Especially when travelling with the kids.
To conclude, there are some things which can not be discribed or explained and you need to see it to believe it. ArtScience Museum is one such place.
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