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Red Dot Design Museum

28 Maxwell Road Red Dot Traffic | Red Dot Traffic Building, Singapore 018940, Singapore
+65 6327 8027
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Temporarily closed

The Red Dot Design Museum is closed in its previous location in Maxwell Road. It is apparently due... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
KGB777
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Singapore, Singapore
Interesting Place

You are first stopped by the blood red building. It captures your attention. We decided to give it... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Gould h
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The lease of the Red Dot Traffic building at 28 Maxwell Road ceased since the end of April 2017. The Red Dot Design Museum will relocate to the Marina Bay City Gallery at 11 Marina Boulevard in the last quarter of 2017. The gallery will undergo extensive refurbishment over a six month period.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28 Maxwell Road Red Dot Traffic | Red Dot Traffic Building, Singapore 018940, Singapore
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The Red Dot Design Museum is closed in its previous location in Maxwell Road. It is apparently due to move to a new location some time later this year, but details aren't yet finalised. The whole complex where it used to be located is currently...More

4  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 10 May 2017

You are first stopped by the blood red building. It captures your attention. We decided to give it a go and it was an interesting experience. Its artsy and we love the charm. There is a space for artistic exhibition, cafe and enough stuff to...More

2  Thank Gould h
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Frankly speaking, im not a museum visitor kind of person whenever doing travel but this museum got me interested somehow. I acknowledge this place by browsing places to visit in singapore at tripadvisor and end up loving this place. It's a lovely red building at...More

Thank Resni S
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Dear Resni S, Thank you, very glad that you appreciated the exhibition and enjoyed the trip. The Red Dot Design Museum is currently closed for the refurbishment of the building, we are expecting to reopen last quarter of 2017. I hope you will visit us...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Though Red dot museum is going to have renovation soon in April. Catch the MAAD festival one a month event. Hope they will be back soon after the renovation of the museum.

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I went at the end of December and the first time I went the museum was shut even though I checked the website but I spoke to the girls in the shop who gave me a free ticket for another day (saving $8 dollars). Inside...More

Thank Francesca E
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2017

Hi Francesca I apologise for the inconvenience that we caused you due to our poor communication on the closed dates, we will see that this does not happen again. I am glad you enjoyed the visit the next day and hope you will visit us...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I went there to discover about design, we talked a lot with the staff and he is moslem we really gwt connected for another discussion. And if youre hungry just go a head about 100 M you will find Maxwell hawker stall very delicious and...More

1  Thank Nadia A
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

At this "museum", you get up close and personal/interactive with design in many forms. Technology, furniture, lighting, architecture: you name it! This is a somewhat small place, but super interesting, and extremely well done. This was our favorite thing which we did in Singapore.

1  Thank GlennTravelsAlot
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Dear GlennTravelsAlot, Thank you very much for the great review! It is always encouraging to know visitors appreciate our exhibitions. We will continue to work on our exhibition content and presentation.

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Cheap to get in but that's how it should be as it's only small, just one large room with alcoves. Interesting watch concepts but a lot of strange or strangely lauded items.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Love the concept of the museum. An exhibition of those great and creative design from all aspects, such as illuminating system, household appliances, technology. Was interesting and inspiring. But it was too small, not really worth the S$8 enter fee. Visiting can be finish in...More

Thank Haineng
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Dear Haineng Glad you find the museum interesting and inspiring. The museum may not be too big but we hope visitors will still enjoy the product exhibits and communication design works and take time to browse through the 300 over winning design concepts.

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you have an hour or so to kill and like design, this is worth having a look. Its only SG$8 for entry (cash only... but you can buy things from the gift shop with credit cards -why?) The entrance is in the gift shop...More

1  Thank Rachel R
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Dear Byxbee We will take note to constantly check on the placement of the Communication Design posters. The exhibitions are designed for visitors to explore, touch and browse whenever possible, I'm glad you enjoyed that.

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Elaine L
10 July 2017|
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Response from CareLim | Property representative |
Hi Elaine The Red Dot Design Museum is relocating to a new venue at 11 Marina Boulevard and scheduled to reopen last quarter of 2017.
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