What are you doing for the Jubilee Weekend this SG50? If you’re shrugging your shoulders because you don’t have a clue or a plane ticket to some tropical paradise – don’t panic – because you can still have a great time in Singapore without having to spend a single dollar.
Here are 3 FREE activities you should definitely check out during the Jubilee Weekend:
#1 Visit One of Singapore’s Many Museums for FREE
There are many great reasons why you should visit a museum this Jubilee Weekend – it’s free, it’s entertaining and most importantly – it’s air-conditioned.
Seriously though, if there’s one major reason why you should visit – it’s to gain an appreciation for the history, cultures and achievements that made SG50 possible to begin with.
Even if you’re not a history buff to begin with, chances are good that you’ll find a museum that fits your interests.
Many of Singapore’s museums are free to Singapore Citizens and PRs including:
- The National Museum of Singapore
- The Peranakan Museum
- Asian Civilisations Museum
- The Singapore Philatelic Museum
- Reflections at Bukit Chandu
- The Singapore Art Museum
- Malay Heritage Centre
- Indian Heritage Centre
- Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
- Civil Defence Heritage Gallery
#2 Visit the Singapore Zoo or Gardens by the Bay at a 50% Discount
If museums aren’t really your thing because you prefer a more wild and natural environment, then you’re in luck. Because during the Jubilee Weekend, you’ll be able to enjoy 50% discounted admission to the Singapore Zoo and Gardens by the Bay.
For those of you wanting to visit the Singapore Zoo, you can expect 50% discounts on the following attractions:
- Regular admission to the Singapore Zoo
- Regular admission to Jurong Bird Park
- Night Safari
- River Safari w/ purchase of Singapore Zoo and/or Night Safari ticket
*Note: You can receive a free SG50 woven tote bag if you visit all 4 attractions.
For those of you wanting to visit Gardens by the Bay, you can expect 50% discounts on the following conservatories:
- Cloud Forest
- Flower Dome
#3 Visit the ArtScience Museum or Science Centre Singapore for FREE
Maybe you find history museums to be boring or you don’t like the prospect of walking around in the heat staring at plants and wildlife.
Thankfully, there are plenty of other places to visit – especially for you science lovers out there. During Jubilee Weekend, two of the best places to get your science “fix” offer free admission – the ArtScience Museum and Science Centre Singapore.
For those of you wanting to visit the ArtScience Museum, you can view the following exhibits for free:
- Singapore STories: Then, Now, Tomorrow
- DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition
- The Deep
For those of you wanting to visit Science Centre Singapore, you can view the following exhibits for free:
- Human Body Experience
- Interplay: Where Science Meets Art
- Snow City
- The Cliff @ Snow City
A Final Note For You Lucky Travellers
By the way, if you plan on taking a well deserved holiday to some exotic destination during the SG50 holiday – remember that it’s not too late to get travel insurance!
Last but not least, Happy 50th Birthday, Singapore!
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