Singapore City Gallery, Singapore

4.5
#13 of 87 in Museums in Singapore
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Go behind the scenes for a look at the intrinsic planning that went into building the city's framework at Singapore City Gallery. The gallery showcases the urban planning and land development strategies behind the city's physical development through 3-D models and multimedia displays. The gallery spans three floors, the first delving into urban planning and architecture through revolving displays. The second floor features a replica scale floor model, and the third floor explores preserved historical buildings and sustainable development. Exhibits are interactive and educational. See Singapore City Gallery and all Singapore has to offer by arranging your trip with our Singapore tour planner.
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  • Wasn't sure what to expect here, but it turned out to be an excellent experience. On 3 floors a series of maps, models, interactive videos etc takes you through the cities 50 year plan to where it is....  more »
  • This free place was an education on how the city grew and what good city planning can mean. It has exhibits spread over three floors. Enjoyed the section of what other cities are doing for the...  more »
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  • The Singapore City Gallery is a really nice place. In the main floor there are the master plans of the city and a place where you can just sit and take a break. In the first floor there is a bis 3D model of the whole city, it is really amazing. If you go to the 3rd floor you can take a great picture of it. There is also a (public) toilet
  • Free gallery documenting the development of Singapore since independence. Three levels, two fixed exhibits and one on the ground floor which changes

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Message from Singapore Tourism Board
Learn about the urban planning efforts that tranformed the country from a fishing village into a first-world metropolis. The Singapore City Gallery offers insights into the country’s physical transformation from fishing village to first-world metropolis. Learn about Singapore’s urban planning efforts through audio-visual and interactive exhibits spanning over three storeys. A large model of the city centre, enhanced by light and sounds, gives visitors a comprehensive overview of modern Singapore, including its landmarks and skyscrapers. The gallery’s other highlight is “A Day in Singapore” - a 270° multimedia panoramic display - that pieces together scenes of daily life in Singapore. Admission is free.