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Science Centre Singapore: The Ultimate Guide for Visitors

BY Pelago by Singapore Airlines


Science Centre Singapore Tickets

Bound for Singapore soon? The Science Centre Singapore (also known to locals as the Jurong Science Centre), is a mega-attraction not to be missed on your trip to the Little Red Dot.

This haven of knowledge and imagination lets you dive into the depths of science: From biology and physics to technology and the great big universe. Explore interactive exhibits, awe-inspiring attractions, and fun-filled activities with friends and family.

Before embarking on your science-filled journey, here are a few things you should know before your visit:

1. What can you do at Science Centre Singapore?

Spoil yourself silly with Science Centre’s exhibitions, with an array of activities and attractions that let you explore the vast world of science. Launched in 1977, the centre is home to the largest collection of science-related materials around town.

Learn about the magic of 3D printing, experience virtual reality, or catch a digital film or live planetarium shows at the Omni-Theatre. Oh, and did you know that Science Centre has an observatory? You can head to the planetarium for some incredible Science Centre stargazing action.

The centre also houses a Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom, where you can observe and learn about various species of butterflies and tiny creatures. For instance, you can learn about how butterflies become the pretty things they are, from egg to winged adult, at Butterflies Up-Close.

For more thrill and fun, experience an indoor winter wonderland and snow play at Science Centre’s Snow City Singapore, or unleash your inner ninja at Lazer Maze Science Centre.

There’s also a playground with building zones where young children can discover their love for science. What’s more? You can join educational programs and workshops for more learning, and be a volunteer.


2. How much is the Science Centre Singapore ticket?

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The Science Centre Singapore ticket price starts at SGD 9.6. This ticket lets you access a large collection of science materials and exhibits. For those who want to take more time to explore the centre, this is a good option. You can pre-book your Singapore Science Centre ticket here.

If you wish to visit other main attractions, you can snag a three-in-one pass for only SGD 28.8. This pass lets you experience the whole centre, plus a larger-than-life film at the Omni-Theatre, and an entry to the Butterfly park. Visiting with kids? Make your trip to the centre extra fun and exciting at Science Centre’s KidsSTOP interactive playground for just SGD 10.4.

Note: Science Centre’s ticket price may vary depending on the package options available. For more information, click here.

3. How long to spend at Science Centre Singapore?

How long to spend at Science Centre Singapore?

The centre is an ideal spot for families (and friends, of course) to explore the world of science and technology all morning and afternoon. Ideally, a total of three hours should be enough for you to enjoy your time here. Allot at least 30 minutes to an hour touring its exhibitions and attractions. But ultimately, you can spend as much time as you want.

4. Where is Science Centre Singapore located?

Science Centre Singapore is located at 15 Science Centre Road Singapore 609081 in Jurong East. The neighbouring area is also home to botanical gardens, museums, malls, and other exciting tourist spots worth visiting. On top of that, its convenient location allows for easy access for visitors arriving via private vehicles or public transport.

5. How to go to Science Centre Singapore?

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Getting to the centre is quite easy and hassle-free. For those arriving by car via Ayer Rajah Expressway, take Exit 13 and make a turn onto Jurong Town Hall Road. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Science Centre Road Science Centre Singapore, then turn right into the car park.

For those taking the MRT, the nearest station is Jurong East Station. From there, it’s just an eight-minute walk to the centre.

You can also opt to ride bus 66 or 335 from the station for faster travel. Additionally, you can simply take the bus to and from the centre.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Science Centre have food?

You’ll be pleased to know that the centre has a decent variety of food options available for visitors. There’s the halal-certified Coffee Bee, as well as Stellar Kitchen Bar, Fountain Microbrewery & Restaurant, and Phoenix Indian Restaurant. Unfortunately, the Science Centre’s McDonalds outlet closed permanently back in 2020.

What time does Science Centre Singapore open?

The Science Centre’s opening hours are from 10am to 5pm. It is open daily (including on public holidays) except for Mondays. However, do note that its operating hours may change from time to time. So, be on the lookout for any announcements on their official website and social media pages.

What are the age requirements?

The centre is open to all ages, whether it’s kids or senior citizens. For little ones under the age of three, the KidsSTOP playground is highly recommended. In fact, it is built for children aged 18 months to eight years old to experience fun through STEM learning. Just take note that whatever time slot you, pick, guests are strongly advised to arrive on time

Where can I find the map for Science Centre Singapore?

With more than a thousand exhibits and tons of other attractions inside, navigating the centre can be overwhelming, especially for new visitors. Don’t sweat it, though. Check out the Science Centre map, a handy guide for your next visit.

Do adults need to accompany a child to Science Centre Singapore?

Adults should supervise their little ones across all main attractions in the centre. Please do not leave your children unattended. And for all you folks visiting KidsSTOP, kindly take note of these guidelines.

What do I get to see at Science Centre’s Omni-Theatre?

The Omni-Theatre is the first 8K 3D digital dome movie house in Southeast Asia. It screens various digital movies for an immersive film viewing experience. And parents, don’t worry, because all the movies are ideal for an audience aged seven and above.

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