National Geographic brings to Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, a series of four exciting and educational exhibitions set to blow the minds of children and adults. Discover interesting facts through interactive stations about the world around us – from the weirdest in nature and stunning flowers, to the ambition of a waste less world and plants that devour meat. Unlock the child-like wonder of learning with National Geographic!

National Geographic Kids Weird But True

The first in the series of exhibitions launches today – Weird But True! This exhibition explores facts taken from National Geographic Kids magazine that boggles the mind. It dissects the strangest and weirdest facts and occurrences in science, food, pop culture and more. Some Weird but True! facts on display are:

  • Vanilla comes from a kind of orchid.
  • About 420 million years ago, mushrooms grew taller than giraffes.
  • A palm tree is not a treeā€”it’s more closely related to grass.

National Geographic Kids Weird But True Exhibition

National Geographic Kids Weird But True Gradens by the Bay

“We are pleased to work with Gardens by the Bay to bring a series of National Geographic exhibitions that will spark curiosity and inspire continuous learning about the world we live in. Through visual and interactive storytelling, the exhibitions will deliver immersive experiences to visitors of all ages, as they discover the wonders and complexities of nature and science,” said David Shin, Managing Director, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia, The Walt Disney Company.

Spanning 290 sq m, Weird But True! and all remaining exhibitions will be held in Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay. Weird But True! will run till 31 July 2022.

National Geographic Kids Exhibition Weird But True

National Geographic Kids Weird But True

These four exhibitions will also feature flora from Gardens by the Bay and come complete with captivating, larger-than-life photos, colourful graphics and catchy texts, set to imprint wonderful memories and knowledge into the bright young minds of tomorrow. These photographs are a curated collection from National Geographic’s extensive library. Also on display will be works from select National Geographic Explorers.

National Geographic Weird But True exhibition

Weird But True Exhibition National Geographic

“As Gardens by the Bay celebrates its tenth year, we are renewing our commitment to the environment with a deeper focus on sustainability. We are happy to collaborate with a partner like National Geographic, with their established record of education and outreach, to bring to the community a series of fun and engaging exhibitions in Cloud Forest that raise awareness of the diversity and value of the natural world,” said Gardens by the Bay CEO Felix Loh.

Visitors can get tickets to Cloud Forest via Klook.

Weird But True Exhibition Gardens by the Bay

More information about Weird But True! can be found here.

Weird But True National Geo

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