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ArtScience Museum

Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Designed by prolific Moshe Safdie and looking like a giant white lotus, the lily pond–framed ArtScience Museum hosts major international travelling exhibitions in fields as varied as art, design, media, science and technology. Expect anything from explorations of deep-sea creatures to retrospectives of world-famous industrial designers.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay attractions

1. Helix Bridge

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Known for its distinctive double helix structure, the bridge links Marina Bay Sands with the City Hall and Esplanade shopping districts. It also has…

2. Sands SkyPark Observation Deck

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Marina Bay Sands' cantilevered observation deck offers a sweeping, bird's-eye view of the city's landmarks, including Gardens by the Bay and the ever…

3. Marina Bay Sands

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Designed by Israeli-born architect Moshe Safdie, Marina Bay Sands is a sprawling hotel, casino, mall, theatre, exhibition and museum complex. Star of the…

4. Merlion

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Back in the 1980s, someone at the tourism board created a myth about a half fish, half lion, and the gawking tourists helped seal its status as an iconic …

5. Singapore Flyer

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Las Vegas' High Roller may have since stolen its 'World's Biggest Observation Wheel' title, but Singapore's 165m-tall Ferris wheel continues to serve up a…

6. Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

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Singapore’s S$600 million Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay offers a nonstop program of international and local performances, and free outdoor performances…

7. Seeds

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This large granite sculpture is by Singaporean sculpture Han Sai Por.