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Singapore Discovery Centre

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Address: 510 Upper Jurong Road Singapore Discovery Centre, Singapore 638365, Singapore
Phone Number:
+65 6792 6188
09:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 18:00

The Singapore Discovery Centre’s mission is to inspire a desire in the...

The Singapore Discovery Centre’s mission is to inspire a desire in the locals to contribute to Singapore’s future, through the sharing of the Singapore Story in an interactive and interesting way.

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Surprisingly entertaining

Lots of good stuff here, which is my only reason to visit Joo Koon. Service here is great, as the staff are all smiles and helpful. SDC has changed quite a bit since I last... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edward L
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of good stuff here, which is my only reason to visit Joo Koon. Service here is great, as the staff are all smiles and helpful. SDC has changed quite a bit since I last visited 5 years ago, but the overall feel is similar. The temporary exhibits are worth going to. Those are much more up-to-date compared to what... More 

Thank Edward L
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Worth every penny if you join the membership. We usually go for the blockbuster movies. Have to start q-ing at 9am; thats when it opens and especially if show is just released. Parking is free and the food court is good. There are 4D simulator ride, shooting gallery and history of singapore. All these are included in the membership. Will... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My school brought us here for our learning journey! It was a wonderful experience! We learnt about many different ways in surviving in the jungles and wars and the basic needs for soldiers. We learnt about concealing, cover and camouflage, and also tried out their obstacle course, which was challenging and fun! On top of that, we got to shoot... More 

1 Thank PieBerry248
Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Singapore Discovery Centre is a place where one can learn about the history of Singapore. Great place to watch a movie too.

Thank myewee_Singapore
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Singapore Discovery Centre, you'll learn things that you never knew before. Don't forget to go to the Omni Theater and experience an experience of a lifetime

2 Thank Sulaiman J
London, Canada
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Singapore is not only the glimmer of the skylight, vast selection of foods, there is history in such a small country which blown your mind away to learn how much the Army meant and matters, what the Army have achieved and provided aids not to their own but to the neighboring countries. A good educational facility. The guides were retired... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This place is free for citizens, while you pay for admission if you are a visitor. The place has many interactive displays you can engage in, and there are some exhibits that are quite good in bringing out the essence of being Singaporean. For example, the intro video on So Singapore is a concise summary of Singaporeans, although it is... More 

Thank Wai Meng Y
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

While the SDC is listed under the Defence category in the Museum Roundtable, it seems to surround National Education more than anything. The entire SDC is full of interactive exhibits, from games, to quizzes, to even a news reporting simulator. It is a fun way to learn, especially for children. The place might not be a cup of tea if... More 

2 Thank 73009
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This place is quiet and surprisingly super nice. The main hall is about Singapore (exhibits and info on Singapore in the past and present). However, they also have Iwerks theatre, screening updated 3D movies at a fraction of cost ($7 only). They also have XD threatre (like roller-coaster simulator) which costs $10/pax. There is also Army museum nearby. The best... More 

1 Thank 578adelaj
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Spent several hours at the discovery centre. Really interesting. Make sure you spend $3 more and get the bus tour including the military museum. Very easy to get to on the MRT.

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