Best Kid-Friendly Things To Include In Your Singapore Tour

Singapore, with its cosmopolitan vibe, beaches, parks, historic sites and museums, and some of the most diverse culinary options, has something for everyone, including children
Singapore is a popular travel destination for IndiansWirestock Creators/Shutterstock

Located at the southern point of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore is one of Asia's most popular travel destinations. With its cosmopolitan vibe, beaches, parks, historic sites and museums, and diverse culinary options, Singapore has something for everyone, including children. Here are five things to do on your Singapore trip that they are sure to enjoy.

Check Out The National Gallery

Immerse your kids in some great art at the National Gallery, located in the heart of the Civic District. Housed in the renowned twin structures of Singapore's Former City Hall and Supreme Court, it has over 8,000 works of Southeast Asian art ranging from the nineteenth century to the current day. Spread over 64,000 square metres, it is Singapore's largest visual arts venue. Aside from being a treasure trove of artwork, the National Gallery Singapore is home to Michelin three-star Odette and the legendary Peranakan restaurant National Kitchen. More info here.

Address: 1 St Andrew's Road, Singapore 178957.

Timing: 10am - 7pm

National Gallery
Inside the National GalleryNational Gallery

Interactive Displays At The ArtScience Museum

Explore art, science, culture, and technology together at Singapore's famous cultural monument. The convergence of art and science can be seen across their 21 gallery areas which have exhibited the works of some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers. Immerse yourself in a world of art, science, magic and metaphor through a collection of digital interactive installations here. More info here.

Address: 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974. Timings: 10am – 7pm

ArtScience Museum
Enjoy interactive sessions at the ArtScience MuseumArtScience Museum

Explore Fave Films At Universal Studios

At Universal Studios Singapore, your kids can experience the magic of cinema and be transported by adrenaline-pumping rides, interactive shows, and a wide range of fascinating attractions based on the blockbuster movies and television series they love. Get up close with the fun-loving characters from Illumination's Despicable Me 4. Stroll down New York Street and be amazed by the massive Mega Minion inflatables towering above you. Experience an all-new, action-packed live spectacle and dance along with the inaugural Minionvasion flash mob. More info here.

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269

Universal Studios, Singapore
Inside Universal Studios, SingaporeDevender Goyal/Wiki Commons

Adventure Activities At Sentosa

Sentosa's golden beaches, peaceful resorts, and exhilarating amusement parks will take your children on an adventure of never-ending discovery. Enjoy family fun parks in Palawan or take a relaxing trip to Tanjong Beach. Eat at legendary places such as Hard Rock Cafe, ride a Segway, or zipline above the trees. Check out DinoVenture, a cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) dinosaur encounter that allows guests to experience the thrill of a one-of-a-kind journey like never before. Strap into your seat, grab a pair of VR goggles, and prepare for an adrenaline-fueled ride. More info here.

Book Some Themed Tours

Singapore offers a variety of attractions for families, including must-try local cuisine, world-class parks and zoos, and beautiful neighbourhoods such as Chinatown. Guided tours are the greatest way to experience it all with your children. They may sample real local flavours while taking in the sights of Singapore on Asia's first GOURMET bus. Alternatively, they can take a trip on the amphibious DUCK excursions and enjoy the adrenaline "SPLASH" while admiring the picturesque views of the renowned city skyline and Marina Bay. More info here.

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