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Address: 28 Maxwell Road Red Dot Traffic | Red Dot Traffic Building, Singapore 069120, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6327 8027
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The largest design museum in Asia, Red Dot Design Museum Singapore is an...

The largest design museum in Asia, Red Dot Design Museum Singapore is an unique attraction and place of interest in Singapore that brings visitors to discover and appreciate design and creativity within and beyond the museum compounds. It has 3 Winners Exhibitions on Product, Communication and Conceptual Design that present the best of designs today and futuristic design ideas for tomorrow. On the 1st or 2nd Friday of each month, the museum hosts MAAD (Market for Artists And Designers), Singapore's longest and largest recurring creative marketplace. The Red Dot Design Museum is also one of the key attractions featured in the Singapore Design District Mobile App -- A self-touring guide that brings users beyond the traditional tourist spots, and to the clusters of interesting and creative places of interests, and must-go attractions located near the vicinity of the museum. Download the App, find out where to go and discover the hidden gems.

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parvus sed potens

small space packed with a lot for the design geek to look at. worth spending an hour to explore what types of products have been awarded the red dot design award. entrance is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
Michelle K
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Glossop, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank kuepper
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 half an hour if you are in a hurry. Love the architecture itself and its... More 

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Thank Haineng
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this review

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. More 

San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 - just approach the registers for a ticket. Accompanying signage could be better - there... More 

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CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this review

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. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

small space packed with a lot for the design geek to look at. worth spending an hour to explore what types of products have been awarded the red dot design award. entrance is through the gift shop.

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Thank Michelle K
Seminyak, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Red Dot Museum is a unique museum showcasing beautiful, innovative, and sometimes quirky objects that came out over the past few years. Pros: -Great place to check out or discover consumer objects that distinguished themselves from more mundane items through design -Interesting explanations about each object Cons: -The museum only consists of 2 large rooms, so a thorough visit... More 

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Thank Liem T
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this review

Dear Liem Thank you for the feedback! Just to share more on our curation decision. Generally, we welcome any product or work that has won the Red Dot Design Awards to be presented at the museum. Around 80% of the exhibits are the latest winners, and 20% are from past years. All exhibits have attained the international jury panel's recognition... More 

Fairfax VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Enjoyed visiting this quirky and fun museum. Great exhibitions and modern approach to showing off the works. Worth a trip while in town.

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Tiburon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This museum is small and yet full of design ideas. I'd recommend it for anyone who likes to think outside the box. It is wonderful that there are people in the world who are trying to improve the quality of life for all of us - under represented and those with disabilities in particular. I found the displays, products, interactive... More 

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CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this review

Dear BonanJ, Thank you for such a great review! It is most encouraging to hear appreciation for the exhibition. All exhibits presented are winners of the International Red Dot Design Award. We will be updating the Future exhibition in end September and you will be able to see the latest design concept winners if you visit us again then. More 

Union Territory of Pondicherry, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Over the years, I have heard much about Red Dot design awards. So I was a little disappointed by its size - its quite small. Its still a great place for designers and artists. It is especially nice on MAAD weekends which happens once a month when there are lots of you kids putting up very interesting stalls all over... More 

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Thank Shvchndr
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this review

Dear Shvchndr, Appreciate your feedback. I am sorry we had disappointed you in terms of size but I am glad that you still enjoyed the exhibitions and our MAAD designer bazaar. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It is a fairly small place, but if you take your time going over every single design pieces and the ideas, you can spend quite some time in this museum. The shop is small and not much to see, but they have an online shop. There is only one small coffee shop, but it's close by Chinatown where you can... More 

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Thank Stella T
CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this review

Dear Stella T Thank you, I am glad you enjoyed the exhibitions. The award winning design products, communication works and design concepts on exhibition are from across the globe and if you do browse through each exhibit, you could easily spend half a day here. The museum is close to Chinatown as well as Tanjong Pagar where there are many... More 

Surabaya, Indonesia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Good for designer and arts professional/student, but out of that particular profession, it's rather over priced for $8 for such a small space. Give us at least twice the exhibition area and it just worth the $8 spent.

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CareLim, Manager at Red Dot Design Museum, responded to this review

Dear HarpaX, Thank you for the feedback. We will work on the presentation of our exhibits so it will be interesting to everyone. More 

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