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Art Science Museum in Singapore

Where to go today? Opened 12 years ago at Marina Bay Sands, the ArtScience Museum continues to captivate families with its interactive displays and inspiring artworks. Whether you're planning a family outing or a weekend adventure, our guide to the MBS ArtScience Museum, the main science center in Singapore, promises an unforgettable experience for all ages. For more information about Singapore's ArtScience Museum, see Newtonshow's Guide. Get ready for a magical journey to one of the best museums in Singapore!

Related Reading: Check out our guides to the Science Center and Singapore Zoo

Children's Art Sciefnce Museum Singapore Exhibitions

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Art Science Museum invites you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and exploration of nature during the June and July school holidays.

The program offers a diverse array of activities:

  • Beginner's Guide to Field Journaling: Delve into the art of recording observations and reflections in a personal nature journal.

  • Storytelling Workshops: Engage in creative storytelling inspired by the natural environment.

  • AR Garden Design: Create and visualize your own garden using Augmented Reality technology.

  • Creative Art Jamming: Express yourself through artistic sessions influenced by nature's beauty.

Designed to cater to all interests and ages, these activities provide opportunities for individuals to deepen their connection with nature while nurturing their creative spirit.


Nature Art Trail

Join Art Science Museum's Education Specialist for an immersive outdoor experience in beginner's field journaling, designed to foster a deeper appreciation for nature.

Participants will:

  • Explore Urban Plants: Discover the diverse urban flora surrounding the museum while learning observation, study, and recording techniques.

  • Hands-On Activity: Utilize newfound knowledge to create a collage using recycled materials, reflecting insights gained from the field journaling experience.

This workshop offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature in an urban setting, combining learning with creativity in an environmentally conscious manner.

  • When: 12, 26 Jun & 10 Jul | 10.30 am – 12 pm

  • Where: Art Science Museum, Level 1, Lobby

  • Price: S$28 per participant

  • Age: 7+


Storytelling Session: The Curious Garden

Delve into the importance of gardens through an engaging storytelling session at the Art Science Museum. Meet Liam, a young boy who nurtured a struggling garden, and discover the lessons he learned about creating a thriving garden ecosystem.

Participants will:

  • Storytelling Journey: Follow Liam's adventures and learn firsthand the significance of gardens and their impact on the environment.

  • Augmented Reality (AR) Experience: Gain insights into AR technology, which enhances real-world environments through digital interactive experiences using software and devices.

In this session, participants will not only explore the narrative of garden stewardship but also have the opportunity to design their own garden in AR, fostering creativity and environmental awareness.

  • When: 5 Jun & 3 Jul | 10.30 am – 12 pm

  • Where: Art Science Museum, Basement 2, Rainbow Room

  • Price: S$28 per participant

  • Age: 7+


Theatre Jam: Our Stories of Nature

Art Science Museum invites young learners to step away from digital screens and immerse themselves in Theatre Jam—an imaginative experience where creativity thrives in a safe and playful environment. Led by arts practitioners Regina Foo and Kow Xiao Jun, Theatre Jam encourages participants to explore their unique identities and collaborate to create something new from scratch.

Theatre Jam is more than just an activity—it’s a rehearsal of life itself! Participants engage in informal theatre exercises, responding to prompts that inspire a vibrant spectrum of human expression. Regina Foo uses theatre to delve into various facets of life, while Kow Xiao Jun explores diverse methods in performance, creation, and education to foster shifts in mindset and perspective.

  • When: 15 Jun, 2 pm – 3.30 pm (age group: 5 – 6 years old); 22 Jun, 2 pm – 3.30 pm (age group: 7 – 9 years old)

  • Where: Art Science Museum, B2, Rainbow Room

  • Price: S$38 per participant

  • Age: 5–9


Art Jam: Nature, Senses and Me

Indulge your creativity and express yourself during an hour-long Art Jam at Art Science Museum! Grab a canvas, pick a cozy spot, and immerse yourself in painting a beautiful image inspired by the Lily Pond surrounding the museum.

This session welcomes participants of all ages and provides all necessary art materials for a delightful painting experience. Join us for a relaxing and inspiring session where artistic visions come to life amidst the serene ambiance of the Lily Pond.

Come and unleash your inner Singapore artist at Art Jam, where every stroke tells a story of creativity and imagination!

  • When: 14, 21 Jun & 5 Jul | 11 am – 1 pm & 3 – 5 pm

  • Where: Art Science Museum, Level 1, Rain Oculus

  • Price: S$8 per canvas (inclusive of art materials)

  • Age: 7+


Mixed Media Mirror: Frida-inspired Reflective Art Masterclass with DODO STUDIO

Embark on a journey of self-discovery and reflection through an engaging workshop hosted by DODO STUDIO at the Art Science Museum. Inspired by the profound works of Frida Kahlo, known for capturing life's complexities with unmatched imagination, this workshop invites participants to explore their own uniqueness through artmaking.

Participants will delve into:

  • Learning the art of incorporating lines, shapes, and colors into self-portraiture.

  • Exploring the creative process of mixed media collage, blending different materials to express personal narratives.

  • Understanding how visual elements in art can convey deep personal meanings and emotions.

Offered as part of "Frida Forever," Art Science Museum’s season dedicated to celebrating the life and legacy of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, this workshop is tailored for individuals aged 15 and above. 

  • When: 27 Jul, 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm

  • Where: Art Science Museum, Basement 2, Rainbow Room

  • Price: From S$48

  • Age: 15+


Digital Discoveries: Procreate Portraits Masterclass with Stephanie Hew

Join illustrator Stephanie Hew for a digital art masterclass at the Art Science Museum. Inspired by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, participants will learn how to use digital art to express emotions and stories.

In this class, you will learn to use the Procreate app, create expressive portraits using simple shapes and colors, and make your unique digital portrait. An iPad with Procreate version 5.3.7 and an Apple Pencil are required. Equipment is provided, but you can bring your own.

  • When: 1 Jun & 6 Jul, 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm

  • Where: Art Science Museum, Basement 2, Rainbow Room

  • Price: From S$48

  • Age: 8+


What's On at Art Science Museum

The Art Science Museum buzzes with exciting art exhibitions and activities in Singapore. Visitors can dive into interactive experiences and explore cutting-edge digital art. Special events and workshops offer hands-on learning for all ages. With a constantly changing lineup, there’s always something new to enjoy.


Goddess: Brave. Bold. Beautiful.

Step into "Goddess," an exhibition celebrating 120 years of film history by honoring groundbreaking stars like Michelle Yeoh, Anna Tsuchiya, and Laverne Cox who challenged norms and redefined storytelling. Explore the impact of martial arts on American action movies and the golden era of Malay Singapore cinemas, curated by ACMI and ArtScience Museum to highlight Asian film icons as part of the museum’s Year of Extraordinary Women.

  • When: Till 11 Aug, Daily: 10 am – 7 pm (Last entry at 6 pm)

  • Price: from S$16


Frida Kahlo: The Life of an Icon

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The exhibition invites visitors to explore Frida Kahlo's life through eight themed spaces. It features photographs, films, digital art, interactive installations, 360-degree projections, and engaging visitor spaces that vividly depict her story. Visitors can immerse themselves in key moments of Kahlo's journey, discovering her passions, talents, and the challenges she faced. The exhibition celebrates Kahlo's remarkable life, honoring her perseverance, rebellious spirit, and enduring inspiration to people worldwide.

  • When: Till 1 Sep, Daily: 10 am – 7 pm (Last entry at 6 pm)

  • Price: from S$19


Art & Science Museum Singapore Future World: Where Art Meets Science

"Future World" blends art, science, and technology through interactive digital installations. It features two sections: "City in A Garden" and "Exploring New Frontiers," offering a unique exploration of technology and creativity.

  • When: Daily: 10 am – 7 pm (Last entry at 6 pm)

  • Price: from S$20


Laid Bare: Frida’s Inner World

"Laid Bare: Frida’s Inner World" offers a close look at Frida Kahlo's life, revealing rare medical documents and exploring her final years. The exhibition showcases her resilience in transforming chronic pain into powerful art, featuring medical records, photos, and contemporary artworks. With insights from Cristina Kahlo Alcalá and medical experts, it highlights Kahlo's physical struggles and her role as a symbol of female empowerment. Curated by the Singapore Art Science Museum, the exhibition pays tribute to Kahlo’s enduring legacy.

  • When: Till 1 Sep, Daily: 10 am – 7 pm (Last entry at 6 pm)

  • Price: from S$6


Frida Forever: A Birthday Fiesta

The Art Science Museum presents Viva Frida!, an evening fiesta celebrating Frida Kahlo's life and legacy with Mexican festivities. This event pays homage to Frida's spirit and Mexican heritage through exhibitions, traditional music, folkloric dances, a cinematic documentary, and a VR gallery experience. Attendees can enjoy complimentary drinks, light bites, and access to all museum activities, encouraging early arrival for a full experience. Viva Frida! marks the launch of the ArtScience After Hours series, promising more engaging events ahead.

  • When: 6 Jul (Sat), 7.30 pm – 10 pm (Last entry at 9 pm)

  • Price: Sands LifeStyle: S$78, Public: S$88


VR Singapore Art Gallery

Discover the VR Gallery, a permanent exhibition showcasing innovative virtual reality artworks in Singapore. Equipped with advanced VR technology, it offers immersive experiences by leading artists, scientists, and film festivals. Explore boundless virtual worlds where creators redefine reality and pioneer the future of immersive storytelling.

  • When: Daily

  • Price: To experience Exquisite Corpse, you must purchase a Frida Forever VIP Package ticket


Exquisite Corpse

Exquisite Corpse VR, developed by Layers of Reality and Blit Studios, enhances the immersive journey of "Frida Kahlo: The Life of an Icon." This innovative VR experience transports participants into the intimate moments of Frida's resilience and inspiration during her bedridden recovery. Drawing from Kahlo's iconic color palette and textures, the VR journey creates vibrant, dreamlike landscapes inspired by her artworks. Participants can explore the world she vividly portrayed in her paintings, immersing themselves in her unique artistic perspective.

Accessible with a ticket to the main exhibition, Exquisite Corpse VR offers a deeper connection to Kahlo's life and art, emphasizing her profound resilience and creative spirit. It enriches the exploration of her legacy by allowing visitors to experience her world in a personal and immersive way.

  • When: Till 1 Sep, 10.30 am, 11 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm, 2 pm, 2.30 pm, 3 pm, 3.30 pm, 5 pm, 5.30 pm, 6 pm

  • Price: To experience Exquisite Corpse, you must purchase a Frida Forever VIP Package ticket


Art Science Museum Encounters with Mark Chua and Lam Li Shuen: A Lotus Turns To Light

"A Lotus Turns To Light" is a 10-channel sound installation inspired by the natural rhythms of the lotus flower, light, and time. Created by Singaporean filmmakers and artists Mark Chua and Lam Li Shuen, this installation responds to the Art Science Museum’s Oculus and the interplay of natural light within its space.

Divided into three movements, the installation unfolds throughout the day, each movement designed to resonate with different times. Using woodwinds, tape loops, prepared guitars, vocals, and synthesizers, the composition blends tangible and ethereal elements. It constructs an organic sonic landscape that mirrors the lotus's essence and the evolving natural light, offering visitors a serene and immersive auditory experience.

  • When: Daily: 10 am – 7 pm

  • Price: Free


Sustainability in Design at Science Art Museum Tour

Art Science Museum invites visitors to explore its architectural marvels and sustainability initiatives. Discover innovative design elements that seamlessly blend aesthetics with functionality, and learn about eco-friendly practices and cutting-edge design solutions. The tour includes complimentary access to the "Goddess. Brave. Bold. Beautiful." exhibition, where art, science, and sustainability intersect uniquely at the museum.

  • When: 6, 13, 20, 27 Jun, Thu | 4 pm; 4, 11, 18, 25 Jul, Thu | 4 pm

  • Where: Level 1, Lobby of Art Science Museum

  • Price: S$20 per participant


The Shop at the Science and Art Museum Singapore

Visit the Art Science Museum Shop to bring a part of Marina Bay Sands home with you. Discover a range of thoughtfully selected items, including exclusive exhibition-inspired merchandise, apparel, gifts, books, and more. Our helpful shop attendants are eager to assist you in finding the ideal souvenir to commemorate your visit.

  • The Shop at the Art Science Museum Opening Hours: Daily from 10 am to 7 pm

  • Location: Basement 2, ArtScience Museum Singapore


Tips to note when visiting the Art Science Museum

Planning your visit to the Art Science Museum in Singapore? Here are some essential tips to ensure a memorable experience:

  • Timed Entry for Future World: Secure your timed entry ticket for the Future World Art Science Museum: Where Art Meets Science exhibition to enter during your scheduled slot.

  • Weekly Tours: Enhance your museum visit by joining the weekly tours every Monday at 4 pm. Reserve slots in advance for your family.

  • Stroller Policy: Due to space constraints and safety reasons, strollers are not permitted inside the galleries. Convenient stroller parking is available near the entrance.

  • Stay Informed: Check for the latest updates and announcements before your visit to stay informed about any changes or special events.

Enjoy your exploration at the Art Science Museum, where art and science converge for an enriching journey!


Art Science Museum Guidelines

Here are the guidelines for visiting the Singapore ArtScience Museum:

  • Artwork Touching: Please refrain from touching exhibits marked with "Do Not Touch" to avoid accidental damage.

  • Consideration for Others: Keep your mobile phones silent and maintain quiet conversations in the galleries.

  • Photography and Filming: Photography is allowed, but tripods, selfie sticks, and flash photography require permission. Filming necessitates prior approval.

  • Safety of Young Visitors: Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult and should avoid running inside the galleries.

  • Food and Drinks: To prevent spills and pests, food and drinks are not permitted in the galleries.

  • Smoking: Smoking or vaping is strictly prohibited inside the Museum. Designated smoking areas are available outside.

  • Backpacks: During peak times, you may need to carry your backpack by hand for safety and convenience.

  • Behavior: Respectful and inclusive behavior is expected from all visitors. Any form of abusive behavior will not be tolerated.

  • Prohibited Items: Animals, live plants, flames, flammable items, and other hazardous objects are strictly prohibited inside the Museum.

Don't delay! Grab your Artscience Museum tickets now for a fantastic family outing!


FAQ for Arts and Science Museum Singapore

Is the Singapore Art Science Museum free? No, the Art Science Museum in Singapore is not free. Tickets are required to enter the various exhibitions and events. However, occasionally, there may be special promotions or free admission days at the Art Science Museum Singapore.


Is the Art and Science Museum in Singapore worth visiting? Yes, the Art Science Museum is highly recommended for its unique blend of art, science, culture, and technology. The museum offers a range of innovative and immersive exhibitions that provide a thought-provoking and engaging experience for visitors of all ages.


How long does it take to spend at Art Science Museum Singapore? Visitors typically spend between 2 to 4 hours at the Art Science Museum, depending on the number of exhibitions they wish to explore. The duration can vary based on individual interests and the specific exhibits on display during your visit.


Which museums are free in Singapore? Several Singapore museums offer free admission to certain galleries or during specific times. Notable mentions include:

  • National Art Museum of Singapore: Free entry to permanent galleries for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.

  • Singapore Arts Museum: Often provides free access to some exhibitions and events.

  • Asian Civilisations Museum: Offers free admission to its permanent galleries for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.

  • National Art Gallery Singapore: Free entry to certain galleries for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.

  • Singapore Discovery Centre

  • Is this museum near me? Art Science Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974

  • ASM Singapore Opening Hours: Daily: 10 am – 7 pm (Last entry at 6 pm)

  • Art and Science Centre Museum Singapore Tickets: From S$20

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