The perfect showcase of Singapore’s technological brilliance, the Singapore Discovery Center is the place where you can feel the pulse of Singapore. Tourists get a great chance of exploring what keeps the city ticking, with inimitable vivacity and passion.
The Singapore Discovery Center, one of the most-visited Singapore attractions, claims to be a center for ‘edutainment’ – a place where education effortlessly fuses with entertainment. At the Singapore Discovery Center, you get to hear the past, see the present and touch the future – a thrilling experience indeed!
The Singapore Discovery Center was initially supposed to be a museum showcasing the history of Singapore. However, later the idea was evolved into the concept of a discovery center.
Eventually, in October 1992, the setting of Singapore Discovery Center (SDC) was approved and a budget of $70 million was set aside for the same. SDC was officially opened on 23rd November 1996. Since then, the center has been redeveloped many times to suit changing needs, and to make it more entertaining.
The Gateway at Singapore Discovery Center uses the elements of fire, earth and wind to present the turbulent part of Singapore in a user-friendly manner, in the style of ultramodern television shows.
iWERKS is that place of Singapore Discovery Center where you get to see the present, jammed between 2D and 3D. At the Shooting Gallery, you can actually use hi-tech rifles and try your hand at shooting. At the Airborne Rangers, do not miss the thrill of a virtual sky dive.
Visit the Singapore Discovery Center on adventure tours to Singapore and you will be stupefied by the wonders of technology.
The Singapore Discovery Center is open all days of the week except Mondays. From Tuesday to Sunday, the visiting hours are 9 am to 6 pm, while on Saturdays, the center is open till 8 pm. The basic entry fee is SGD 10 for adults and SGD 6 for kids. Admission fee is separate for each adventure undertaken.
The Singapore Discovery Center is located at Upper Jurong Road and is about 30 minutes from the city center.
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