Dialogue in the Dark Singapore

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Dialogue in the Dark Singapore

Dialogue in the Dark Singapore
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Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Dialogue in the Dark (DiD) Singapore puts visitors in everyday situations in complete darkness with the help of visually impaired guides. Darkness opens visitors to new ways of experiencing the world around them. Visitors learn what it means to live without sight and appreciate the value of effective communication and empathy. We offer various programmes such as: - Flagship Exhibition Tours - Educational Workshops - Corporate Workshops - Educational & Inspirational Talks - Dining in the Dark - Concert in the Dark - Play in the Dark and many more....
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RumRumz
Singapore132 contributions
Friends
After a very meaningful experience with Dialogue in the dark in Hong Kong, I decided to give the one in Singapore a try. What I really like about it is that they localised the experience and makes it very relevant to the local context which is why it is very realistic and meaningful. The guide is great and instructions are very clear + assuring. I will encourage people to visit to understand better the challenges and lives of the visually impaired for a more inclusive society.
Written 27 August 2018
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Jan C
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Couples
This is a tour in completely dark rooms to allow you to experience being blind for an hour. You will be guided by a visually impaired staff. The tour covers some common Singaporean locations and items.. which feels really different when you can't see a thing! You have to experience it for yourself.

If you are feeling apprehensive, don't worry as the guides are very experienced, friendly, and they will help you get used to moving around in the dark. Booking early is recommended.
Written 8 April 2017
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Victor T
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Friends
Dialogue in the Dark is a learning workshop that allows people of all ages to experience how is it like to be as a blind person. They were able to accommodate a large group but further divide us into 2 groups for easier handling and a more comfortable experience. They gave us each a cane and there is even different lengths based on how tall are you. Our guide is a completely blind person but he led us throughout the tour professionally with much information about the lives of a blind. Strongly recommended for people who are curious about how you will feel without the help of your eyes to navigate around.
Written 8 January 2017
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Hi Victor, I am glad you had an enjoyable and meaningful experience at Dialogue in the Dark Singapore! It certainly is a tough challenge learning how to navigate around without your sense of sight, but with practice and an open mind, I'm sure you adapted well! Do visit us again soon as every experience would be unique! For information on other programmes we offer, check out our Facebook page @Dialogue.SG Warmest Regards, Laurina Tay Executive, Marketing Dialogue in the Dark Singapore
Written 10 January 2017
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KayaOtah
Singapore, Singapore348 contributions
Friends
It turned out better than I expected. Dining in the Dark was an experience, this is another kind. Being thrown into a room dark, without any aids, no handphones and no light emitting devices, we were journeyed across sg common places of course in a save environment. Makes you think so much about how common experiences are felt or "would have harder to feel" for our sight challenged friends. Kudos for such an "eye-closing" experience!
Written 5 January 2017
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Hi KayaOtah, We are glad that you had an enjoyable and meaningful experience at Dialogue in the Dark Singapore! It certainly is a tough challenge learning how to navigate around without your sense of sight, but with practice and an open mind, I'm sure you adapted well! Do visit us again soon as every experience would be unique! For information on other programmes we offer, check out our Facebook page @Dialogue.SG Warmest Regards, Laurina Tay Executive, Marketing Dialogue in the Dark Singapore
Written 10 January 2017
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Stella T
Singapore, Singapore14 contributions
Friends
I don't want to give away any surprises, but experiencing Dialogue In The Dark will change your life (I know it sounds cliched, but I do feel so.)

Being in the dark and led through 4 different areas (including a water boat ride and a harrowing 'adventure' trying to cross a road) made me feel helpless when I couldn't see a thing.

Suddenly, I realized that my idea of 'handicapped' and 'disabled' has changed, when it was the blind guides who are capably guiding me through an experiential museum tour. You will leave the tour feeling humbled and overwhelmed/super impressed by how our blind friends lead their daily lives.

This museum is a bit off the beaten track and being housed in a local tertiary institution, it has a strong educational aspect to it as well. Other than the blind guides, other staff include psychology and social enterprise students who will charm you with their enthusiasm. Definitely worth a visit for both tourists and locals -- if you're looking for something more meaningful than yet another trip to the mall.
Written 13 September 2016
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Sunflower098
Singapore, Singapore57 contributions
Family
Well trained visual impaired guide assist us in the darkness.

We were given a stick to help us in the dark. For the 1st using your others senses to see the work. Bird chirping, sense of smell, taste the food (drinking beverage in the dark) and touch. Love the hot chocolate and the huge chocolate biscuit were delicious. Buy a few of the
Biscuits as you cannot get anywhere else.

Let us see the world of darkness and experience their daily challengers.
Written 26 June 2016
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pretty_mtc
Singapore, Singapore289 contributions
Business
Thank you Uncle Gary who led us thru this great 1 hour tour and having the opportunity to experience the challenges of the visually impaired.

It's Christmas season and they had specially put up a theme for this seasonal experience.

We are a group of 5 visiting and in the pitch dark place we need to keep a "lookout" by talking to each other and listening carefully to the instructions given. The white cane that we were given help us feel around other than using our free hand to touch.

Communication, overcoming fear, be confidence and building trust will help get one thru the journey smoothly!

Will definitely visit again!
Written 21 December 2015
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Hi! Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your Christmas in the Dark tour at our facility! The annual Christmas in the Dark tour celebrates the festivity with a purpose! Learn empathy, build confidence and strengthen communication in complete darkness, while ushering the spirit of Christmas! We hope to see you real soon again! I guarantee that every experience would be unique and you get to hear unique life stories of our visually impaired guides! For information on other programs we offer (e.g. Lunch in the Dark), check out our Facebook page @Dialogue in the Dark Singapore! Warmest Regards, Derek Chong Visitor Relationship Manager Dialogue in the Dark Singapore
Written 22 December 2015
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Khaled I
Monterrey, Mexico270 contributions
Couples
I had a lunch with my wife in the dark. Such an amazing experience, when you act like a blind person to eat properly, and when you use other senses to communicate with others, you will know how valuable is to see. Great lesson, amazing experience, meaningful feelings, friendly team, organised event, and good food :)
Written 5 December 2015
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Hi Khaled, I am glad you had a enjoyable and meaningful experience at Dialogue in the Dark Singapore! Your visually-impaired server would be glad to hear they have inspired you! It certainly is a tough challenge learning how to eat without your sense of sight, but with practice and an open mind, I'm sure you adapted well! Do visit us again soon as every experience would be unique! For information on other programs we offer, check out our Facebook page @Dialogue in the Dark Singapore! Warmest Regards, Derek Chong Visitor Relationship Manager Dialogue in the Dark Singapore
Written 7 December 2015
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cArIne3366
Singapore, Singapore558 contributions
Business
I was here for a company retreat of 8 pax. This educational tour would allow us to experience everyday environment without the benefit of sight. We will begin our journey into the dark as a team and everyone is given a white cane. A blind guide will accompany the team every step of the way to make sure we feel safe and secure. This tour encourages the team members to communicate with one another and overcame the darkness together as we navigated our way through the exhibit. It creates good team bonding with one another especially, the quieter colleagues. In addition, it allows us to learn and discovered many things that are valuable and appreciate what we have.
Written 3 December 2015
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Hi Carine, We are glad to hear that it was an impactful experience for you! Your visually-impaired guides would be glad to hear they have inspired you! At Dialogue in the Dark Singapore, we aim to encourage empathy, develop confidence and appreciate the use of non-verbal communication. From your experience, it seems you have got all of them right! Do visit us again soon as every visit brings about a new perspective! Warmest regards, Derek Chong Visitor Relationship Manager Dialogue in the Dark Singapore
Written 7 December 2015
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Tunggul W
15 contributions
Business
I went to Dialogue in the Dark literally and figuratively in the dark. The feeling was only amplified on entering the 557 square meter hall with a group of 8 people, all of whom made their way through the pitch blackness by holding one another and tapping their way forward on a cane. A range of cityscapes was simulated in the pitch blackness, ranging from pebbles crunching underfoot in a park, the swaying of quays, and the sounds of a busy intersection. While the effect might be disorienting, and even a bit frightening, yet it did wonders in heightening our hearing and other senses. Sounds like the beeping of a traffic light crossing and the disembodied voice of the guide led us forward. But only afterwards did I realize that the guide was blind, while the exercise was a glimpse of his world. Aside from making us empathize with the blind and highlighting their integration into the community, Dialogue in the Dark ensures that I, as well as others who take the tour, won't view the world the same way again
Written 30 November 2015
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