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Singapore City Gallery

45 Maxwell Road The Ura Centre | The URA Centre, Singapore 069118, Singapore
+65 6321 8321
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Singapore City Gallery is a great starting point to get to know the city for free. Located beside the Maxwell food centre in the historic district of Chinatown, this 3 storey visitor centre goes beneath the skin of the city to understand how the city came to be with its memorable buildings, historic districts and walkable street. Design your own city through a dynamic 8-player game. The main draw is an enormous model replica of the City Centre with uncannily accurate miniatures of building, giving you bird's eye view of the streetscapes of Singapore.
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45 Maxwell Road The Ura Centre | The URA Centre, Singapore 069118, Singapore
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"urban planning"
in 31 reviews
"future development"
in 7 reviews
"scale model"
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"urban development"
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"city planners"
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"land reclamation"
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"large model"
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"interactive games"
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"maxwell food center"
in 3 reviews
"great overview"
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"small country"
in 4 reviews
"singapore city"
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"short visit"
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"free entry"
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"interesting place"
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"rainy day"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to learn about past and future, urban planning of Singapore. I can spend hours looking at the diorama. More interesting for residents.

Thank kriapp
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our visit to Singapore here. In terms of community planning, perspective and history, this place gives a really good base to start exploring the city. In a short time, we were introduced to the culture and development of Singapore. We were amazed at...More

Thank lga311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not all of the floors were open when I visited but this is still an excellent place to visit and the fact that it's free makes it essential. There are loads of interactive exhibitions and information about the city's past, present and future development, as...More

Thank TheOExpress
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite an interesting gallery, which I would class as more of a museum of singapore and it’s development. would I make a special trip to see? probably not.. but it’s worth stopping at one way to buddha tooth

Thank JohnG3121
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great display showing the development of Singapore. Do it with a guide for best understanding of how Singapore came to be as it is today.

Thank Patricia K
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Singapore is has a very interesting history and mixture of cultures and there are several excellent museums to learn about it's people, past and present. But Singapore is unique in it's rapid development in just a few decades from what was essentially a colonial backwater...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I wouldn't have gotten much out of going here alone, but going with Rene of Singapore City Explorers was a fantastic experience. I enjoyed the large model of the city and the board that showed "old" and "new" scenes. The displays were interesting and informative...More

Thank Stephanie J
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

It is a shame that one needs to pay to enter this gallery for all exhibits not just the feature ones.This limits the appeal from residents wishing to do a return visit.Need to to copy the blueprint in Victoria Australia.

1  Thank hbgser
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This place is great. Tells you all the changes from the old to the new and the future for Singapore. It's very interesting and interactive in places. Would recommend.

Thank Lynda-DaveClarke
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

This is the place to go to get an idea of the way Singapore thinks and plans. You can see all the work that goes into making a city of this size work so smoothly. The models are unbelievable.

Thank BumblechickFood
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