Singapore Discovery Centre
Singapore Discovery Centre is both an educational and entertaining tourist destination that celebrates the Singaporean experience, and aims to tell the Singaporean story.
The Singapore Discovery Centre is a tourist destination for both learning and entertainment — it has an art gallery, a Science museum, and an outdoor play area which has interactive exhibits and activities that help visitors know more about the island country of Singapore. See what makes Singaporeans stand out by joining a guided tour that includes knowing Singapore’s history, a test of the Singlish language, and watch “So Singapore” – a video that explores that quirks and traditions that make Singaporeans stand out. If you’re done with interactive displays inside the centre, you can enjoy the outdoor activities which include 4D simulation rides, paintball battles, and riding the pedalos out on the nearby lake.
Singapore Discovery Center is located at 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore.
Opening Days and Hours
The discovery center is open daily from 9:00 to 18:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Singaporean citizens and permanent residents are charged no admission fee. Tourists have the option to book a basic, value, and plus tour of the center. These options also has different admission rates ranging from SGD 8 to 60 (USD 6 to 45).
How to Get There
- Board the train headed for Joo Koon MRT station.
- From the station, take the 10-minute walk to Singapore Discovery Center.
- Solo Travelers
Time to Spend
All in all, visitors can see the attractions and join activities in the span of three hours.
- XD Theater
- Pedal Boat
Popularity and Best Time to Go
In some attractions, tourists start queing as early as 9:00 in the morning. To make sure that you will be able to have enough time all over the center, schedule your visit even before opening hours.
- Army Museum of Singapore
- Jurong Bird Park
- Singapore Zoo
- Chinese and Japanese Gardens
Dine in the different restaurants near the area that serve a variety of Western and Asian cuisine. You can order from Crab Corner, Tunglok Seafood, Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant, and Old Chang Kee.
Tourists can choose from hotels and inns offering accommodations near Singapore Discovery Centre. Avail of rooms at Arena Suites, RM Hotel, Genting Hotel Jurong, and Forest City Phoenix at rates ranging from USD 60 to USD 150.