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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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+65 6321 8321
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a bit out of the way and possibly not my first choice of sights to see. How wrong I was. To fully understand how Singapore has been so precisely planned and developed over the decades you need to see this place. When you...More

1  Thank SagaloutsTour
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This museum gives an excellent overview of Singapore’s historic transformation, current land reclamation and future projects such as water independence. This museum also serves to seamlessly integrate every aspect and facet of touring Singapore, such as Chinatown, the Malay enclave, the current project of connecting...More

Thank riff-raffkind
Reviewed 8 September 2017

It's a must visit for anybody who wants to understand and marvel at Singapore's urban planning achievements. There is no city in the world that is so forward looking and progressive with its own design trying to strike a balance between functionality, efficiency, affordability and...More

1  Thank Rich D
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Singapore is quite a well planned city, and only when you know what went into it can you truly appreciate it. Do here to know all that and see a large model of the downtown area.

Thank Pranav N
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Would recommend this place to all newcomers to Singapore as the detailed scale model on the ground floor gives a great overview about the various parts and neighbourhoods of Singapore and a sense of where these are located vis a vis the CBD and nature...More

Thank FerrisXL
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The city gallery is not a tourist attraction but a government department's (Urban Redevelopment Authority) office which has a gallery on the first and second level. If you like town planning, history, architecture and design, then this is the place for you. The displays provide...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We spent 70min with a family of four and would have stayed longer, if it was not closing by 5pm. It really grabbed the attention of everyone. When other countries will start running out of land in 50 years they will look to Singapore, because...More

1  Thank StevenJackson2016
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited here on our Chinatown walking tour and were really surprised when we went inside. The have a scale model of all of Singapore showing current and future developments. There is also a informative display about the development of Singapore upstairs. If you are...More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Worth a look if you're interested in city planning or learning about how Singapore physically transformed itself in recent decades. The city replicas look impressive. The staff and volunteers at the gallery seemed quite happy to explain this aspect of Singapore's story to visitors.

Thank Bernice R
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