Singapore City Gallery, Singapore

4.5
#11 of 80 in Museums in Singapore
Go behind the scenes for a look at the intrinsic planning that went into building the city's framework at Singapore City Gallery. The gallery showcases the urban planning and land development strategies behind the city's physical development through 3-D models and multimedia displays. The gallery spans three floors, the first delving into urban planning and architecture through revolving displays. The second floor features a replica scale floor model, and the third floor explores preserved historical buildings and sustainable development. Exhibits are interactive and educational. See Singapore City Gallery and all Singapore has to offer by arranging your trip with our Singapore tour planner .
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  • This place can be used as one of tourist alternatives in Singapore. Located across from Maxwell Food Center. In this place we can see a photo of the development of Singapore city from time to time. In addition, they also make a mockup of Singapore Island full of buildings, quite interesting.
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  • Here the interior interiors are quite interesting. In the inside we can see a photograph of the development of the city of Singapore from old to present. There is a large size of Singapore in the area. On the 2nd floor, there is a pretty interesting game, we can redesign the Marina Bay area.
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  • The models of the city, the plans and the development from past to present and future are amazing. Real gallery goals.  more »
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  • The Singapore City Gallery is a really nice place. In the main floor there are the master plans of the city and a place where you can just sit and take a break. In the first floor there is a bis 3D model of the whole city, it is really amazing. If you go to the 3rd floor you can take a great picture of it. There is also a (public) toilet
  • Free gallery documenting the development of Singapore since independence. Three levels, two fixed exhibits and one on the ground floor which changes
  • The museum is closed from May until November. You can see the island model and temporary exhibition which is good, but the permanent exhibition is closed.. I wish I had known! Update Dec 2018: should be open now.
  • Great place to visit if you are interested in architecture, urban planning or Singapore history. The city model at level 2 is a must see for anyone.
  • The guided tours are engaging as there are many new things to learn about Singapore. As i had went for tour, the size of the tour group matters on first come first served basis.
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Message from Singapore Tourism Board
Learn about the urban planning efforts that tranformed the country from a fishing village into a first-world metropolis. The Singapore City Gallery offers insights into the country’s physical transformation from fishing village to first-world metropolis. Learn about Singapore’s urban planning efforts through audio-visual and interactive exhibits spanning over three storeys. A large model of the city centre, enhanced by light and sounds, gives visitors a comprehensive overview of modern Singapore, including its landmarks and skyscrapers. The gallery’s other highlight is “A Day in Singapore” - a 270° multimedia panoramic display - that pieces together scenes of daily life in Singapore. Admission is free.