With 10 thematic areas and more than 50 audiovisual and interactive exhibits spanning three floors over 2,400 square metres, the Singapore City Gallery offers an exciting, multi-sensory learning experience into Singapore’s planning journey.

map of singapore at city gallery singapore URA

Immerse yourself in beautiful Singapore, through a 270-degree panoramic sights and sounds show. Travel through time in Singapore’s history to see how we overcame our challenges. Grapple with planning trade-offs in a dynamic 8-player game.

Be an urban designer – create your own memorable city skyline. Check out one of the world’s largest architectural models – showing an exclusive bird’s eye view of Singapore’s central area.

The 10 Thematics are as below:

1. Vibrant Cities

Explore what other cities do before immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of beautiful Singapore through a 270-degree panoramic show.

2. Periods of Progress

Travel through time to discover how Singapore overcame many challenges and transformed itself from a fishing port to a cosmopolitan city within a short period of time.

periods of progress URA Singapore City Gallery

3. Conversations

It’s not just city planners who shape Singapore’s physical landscape; everyone has a part to play. Listen to different stakeholders to see how we can all make a difference in realising our plans.

4. Learning the Fundamentals

Try your hand at city planning through a dynamic 8-player game and see how you can meet the needs of a city-state within limited land. See how innovative solutions can help overcome this.

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5. Planning Sustainability

Read about the different strategies that have helped to shape what Singapore is today. Discover how land is planned for live, work and play opportunities, creating an endearing home for all.

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6. Brush with History

Discover how proactive conservation efforts have helped retain important historic buildings and structures and the rich identity and heritage of many areas.

7. Urban Design

Learn the art and science of creating memorable buildings and streetscapes that help make Singapore more distinctive and create your own city skyline.

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8. Study Area

See how Singapore’s central area has changed over the years by exploring the different layers of the city through flip books.

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9. Distinctive Districts

Experience the buzz and distinct characters of Singapore’s unique districts – Singapore River, Marina Bay, Orchard Road, Bras Basah and Bugis.

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10. Central Area Model

Get an exclusive bird’s eye view of Singapore’s central area at one of the largest architectural models in the world.

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How to Get to Singapore City Gallery

Address: 45 Maxwell Road, The URA Centre Singapore 069118
By Bus: 57, 61, 80, 131, 145, 166, 167, 186, 197, 700 and 900
Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar MRT
Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Saturday (Closed on Sunday & Public Holidays)
Admission: FREE
Website: www.ura.gov.sg

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