The ArtScience Museum in Singapore, known for its shape resembling an outstretched hand, is an educational and entertaining tourist destination famous for its ever-changing exhibits and displays.
The ArtScience Museum, one of the most iconic spots found in Singapore’s skylines, is a stunning work of architecture surrounded by a large lily pond, and is made more fascinating by different colorful nightlights along the bay area. Different exhibitions are segmented into galleries that follows a theme or a certain idea — the Curiosity, Inspiration, and Expression galleries which establish the relationship between art and science, show the six objects that make the world, and feature the successes of the sciences and the arts. Aside from its permanent exhibits, ArtScience Museum has also included touring exhibitions on its displays such as items from Harry Potter and Titanic, and art pieces from Vincent van Gogh and Andy Warhol.
ArtScience Museum is located at 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore.
Opening Days and Hours
The museum is open from 10:00 to 19:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Admission fees to the museum depends on the kind of ticket (single, double) availed and tourist category (standard, Singaporean, Sands Rewards Member). Rates start from SGD 9 (USD 6.68). To avoid long queues, it is advisable to purchase ticket in advance, online.
How to Get There
- Take the MRT to either Promenade or Bayfront station.
- From the station, take a short walk to ArtScience Museum.
- Solo Travelers
Time to Spend
Visitors typically spend 2 to 3 hours in the museum.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The busiest time in the museum is from 15:00 to 17:00. To avoid long lines and busy crowds, head to the museum at around 11:00 to 14:00.
- Spectra Light and Water Show
- Marina Bay Sands
- Merlion Park
- Flower Dome
Keep yourself full by eating at nearby restaurants such as Pita Pan, Rasapura Masters, Ippudo x Kuro Obi, and Canton Paradise.
Different hotels and inns are widely available around the Manila Bay Area. Hotels such as Pan Pacific Singapore, Marina Mandarin, Furama City Center, Strand Hotel Singapore, and Hotel 81 Dickson offer accommodations at rates starting USD 60 to USD 250.