If it’s too hot, to sticky, or perhaps the haze has you searching for an indoor play, we have a guide for you! From malls to aquariums to museums to libraries, seize the day with one of these fun and interactive indoor activities for kids, toddlers, teens, and of course adults too in Singapore!
WHAT: Dubbed Singapore’s best integrated family entertainment centre, Amazonia’s jungle themed play gym offers six levels of kiddie climbing and sliding fun. Extra fun includes Space Ball and a trampoline and 3D Glow Golf. There’s also a gym-side café bistro and a space set aside for toddlers and babies.
WHERE: Amazonia, Great World City #03-08, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 238994, www.amazoniafun.com
WHAT: The first trampoline park in Singapore now has three locations. Enjoy endless bouncing fun with the whole family. This trampoline playground also welcomes group event bookings, such as birthday parties. Boing!
WHERE: Tanjong Katong, River Valley and Jurong East, www.ampedsingapore.com
WHAT: Let your tyke's imagination go wild in the 50,000 square foot space with roaming exhibitions from the classics to contemporary. Look out for the ArtScientist Workshops for kids.
WHERE: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore +65 6688 8868.
WHAT: A favorite in the Heartlands, Bouncing Kids’ multi-story indoor fun pad is a welcome respite for tired parents and their high-energy little ones. Parents can work out in the gym on its premises or enjoy a moment of silence in the the café while surfing the web. Bouncing Kids also offers occasional parenting workshops to fine-tune your skills.
WHERE: Bouncing Kids, Kovan Hub #01-K2, Blk 206 Hougang Street 21, Singapore 530206, +65 6285 3595, www.bouncingkids.com.sg.
WHAT: This fantastic play café is Singapore's very first large scale children's entertainment center built not only for kiddos, but for Moms and Dads too! Let little monkeys and their chums have a good time in one of many edutainment areas, while you relax and unwind at the adjoining bistro serving up healthy and delicious food made from fresh ingredients.
WHERE: Cool de Sac, Second Floor, New Zone, Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983, www.cool-de-sac.com.
WHAT: Check out this 30,000 square foot Downtown East’s eXplorerkid, which has obstacle courses, a suspension bridge and ropes course, an amazing climbing wall and bottom-lit ball pit. The newer AMK Hub location offers all the same play gizmos for kids 12 and under in a new location. Be sure to browse their workshops too!
WHERE: eXplorerkid Downtown East, E!hub 3rd Floor, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599, +65 6589 1668. eXplorerkid AMK Hub, #04-02 AMK Hub, 53 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, Singapore 569933, +65 6589 1668, www.explorerkid.com.
WHAT: The flagship Fidgets World at Turf City is a huge indoor play space where kids can climb, slide, paint, bake, party and much more. The large cafe and ample seating make it a one-stop entertainment centre for the whole family.
WHERE: Fidgets World (Grandstand), www.fidgets.com.sg
WHAT: If you're not quite ready to take a leap out of an actual plane, you can experience indoor skydiving at iFly Singapore on Sentosa instead. Step inside the five-story wind tunnel, and see what it feels like to fall from 3,000 to 12,000 feet in the sky! Even kids as young as 7 years old can give it a try, and you can get two skydives for as low as S$70!
WHERE: iFly Singapore, 43 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099010 , +65 6571 0000, email@example.com, www.iflysingapore.com
WHAT: If your kiddos seem to be climbing your walls these days, get them out of the house and actively climbing walls in a safe and fun environment at Kinetics, Singapore's latest indoor bouldering and climbing facility.
WHERE: Kinetics Climbing,160 Paya Lebar Road #02-07 Orion @ Paya Lebar, Singapore 409022, +65 6745 6426, www.kineticsclimbing.com.sg
WHAT: Pose with your favorite A-listers, challenge sports legends, hop on stage with international pop icons and get on the set of blockbuster movies. Mingle with Brad & Angelina, Madonna, David Beckham, Oprah and many more! Hop onboard the 'Spirit of Singapore', the first ever Madame Tussauds boat ride, and travel through a tropical Singaporean garden.
WHERE: Madame Tussauds, 40 Imbiah Road, Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa, Singapore, +65 6715 4000
WHAT: Little hands are encouraged to explore and interact with what’s on show at the Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium (MEMA). The glass and steel building houses tons of interactive displays and an exhibition dedicated to the history of the maritime Silk Route.
WHERE: Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com
WHAT: A private museum appealing to the kid in all of us, MINT (Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys) displays a huge, wondrous display of toys, linking to an era in which these toys became imprinted in our memories.
WHERE: MINT Museum Of Toys, 26 Seah Street, Singapore 188382, +65 6339 0660, www.emint.com.
13. National Museum of Singapore
WHAT: Singapore’s National Museum is host to eleven National Treasuries, traveling exhibitions, and living galleries featuring the history of Singapore’s food, fashion, photography and more.
WHERE: National Museum Of Singapore, 98 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, +65 6332 3659, www.nationalmuseum.sg. Free admission to most galleries daily from 6pm-8pm. Score!
WHAT: The Vivocity spot is on the rooftop of Singapore's largest indoor retail mall. All locations have plenty of soft play equipment for all ages.
WHERE: The Polliwogs, Suntec, Vivocity, www.thepolliwogs.com
WHAT: SAM currently hosts the world's largest public collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian artworks. Check out their current exhibit, The Singapore Show, featuring the work of 26 young artists. Get a group together for your own private storytelling and writing workshops, as well as speech and drama performances.
WHERE: Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555, +65 6332 3222, www.singaporeartmuseum.sg.
16. Science Centre Singapore/Kidstop/Snow City
WHAT: Kids from 18 months - 8 years can explore science through play in four fun zones at this incredible kids science museum. Look out for exciting interactive programs. If the heats getting to be too much, come here to experience sub-zero temperatures and hit the slopes at Snow City's two-story indoor snow center.
WHERE: Science Centre, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore, +65 6425 2500, www.science.edu.sg
WHAT: As the world’s biggest aquarium, the S.E.A. Aquarium is home to over 800 marine animal species including sharks and rare fish. Wow! S.E.A. offers fun and educational programs about the ocean and its ecosystem.
WHERE: S.E.A Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, +65 6577 7515, www.rwsentosa.com.
18. Singapore National Library
WHAT: At over 58,000 square meters, Singapore's National Library has something for everyone! The Central Public Library, located in the basement, is home to the world's first green library for kids. You'll find 'My Tree House' with 45,000 books for kids ages 4-12 years, interactive e-reading kiosks and a reading corner. Storytimes are every second, third and forth Saturday and every Sunday.
WHERE: National Library Singapore 100 Victoria Street, National Library Building, Singapore 188064 +65 6332 3255 firstname.lastname@example.org www.nl.sg
WHAT: The City is an Interactive Learning Playground that brings to Singapore an exciting, first of its kind children role-play experiences in realistic environments and scenarios, both fun and educational at the same time!
WHERE: The City, #03-04A Liang Court, 177 River Valley road, Singapore 179030, +65 6250 6507, ?email@example.com, www.thecity.com.sg. They also have a location on the East Coast!
WHAT: Be a princess for a day at the Tiara Society. Soon to open in bigger a location with more play areas to explore, including a Labyrinth, Wardrobe chamber, Vanity chamber, Garden with a carriage, plus a dedicated function room with a stage for Princess parties!
WHERE: The Tiara Society, 81 Clemenceau Avenue, UE Square, #01-32, Singapore, +65 822 9485, www.thetiarasociety.com
WHAT: Filling the gap left by Atlantis, Tickle Tickle’s entry into the Delta Sports Complex offers a Candy Land themed indoor playroom complete with a mini-supermarket, café, house and kiddie workshop mindfully stocked with Melissa & Doug and ELC toys to entertain even the littlest of fans. Older kids can blow off steam on the flying fox and trampoline.
WHERE: Tickle Tickle, Delta Sports Complex, 900 Tiong Bahru Road, Singapore 158790, +65 6472 4770, www.tickletickle.sg.
WHAT: Going shopping with the kids in tow is no problem at Westgate Wonderland, the mega outdoor playground on top of Westgate Mall. Step into a whimsical fantasy garden, teeming with gigantic insects, giant replicas of flora and fauna, and a ten-meter high treehouse as its centerpiece. Plus, a Kids Club on the fifth floor offers supervised activities for kids ages 4-12.
WHERE: Westgate Mall, 3 Gateway Drive, Singapore 608532, +65 6826 5450, www.westgate.com.sg
Main Image Credit: National Museum of Singapore
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