3-storey visitor gallery with large scaled models of the entire country (ground floor) as well as the city centre (incredibly life-like), which provide good orientation of the country for first-timers. The gallery tells the history of Singapore's urban planning, various planning, design, and conservation strategies adopted to create a good living environment, sustainable development, and many others. Learn the story of Singapore's transformation from 3rd to 1st world, play games on land planning, and the expanse of land reclamation done on the island country. There are also wonderful images of old-new Singapore to browse, free walking maps to unique districts like Joo Chiat to pick up. It is situated within an office building. Just walk in and take the escalator up to 2nd floor for permanent exhibits.
45 Maxwell Road, URA Centre, levels 1-3, Singapore
Nearest Transit: Tanjong Pagar (Line: East West Line)
+65 6321 8321
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