Exploring S’pore Discovery Center

S’pore Discovery Centre (SDC) wasn’t really in our itinerary but since we had some time to explore Singapore, we decided to check it out as well. Initially, I thought it was a science museum but it turned out to be a place that is all about Singapore: past, present and future. Here, you can learn more about what makes Singapore (and Singaporeans) unique, the people’s lifestyles and how Singapore works as a community. There were different exhibits, interactive games, theatres and simulations that will entertain every visitor.

SDC is a 5-minute walk from the Joo Koon MRT. As you enter the premises, you will see this man-made (I think) lake.
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There are bits of trivias on the way to the main building.
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Discover things that will make you say that it’s ‘So Singapore’. There was one hall with phones where you could listen-in on a conversation (which was mostly like a radio show) about everyday stuffs such as stores having ‘Last Day Sale’ for a whole month (which also happens in Manila).
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The place was so huge it felt like I was in a playground and the hubby and I were ready to just explore.
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Anyone can be a reporter in this little room. But ofcourse, instead of actually ‘reporting’ I just ended up taking photos of me on the monitors.
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Some interactive games that also involves trivias about Singapore.
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More games to play with… I wish I could’ve taken the time to completely experience everything but there was so much to do.
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We then had a tour inside their military academy. Sorry, I can’t remember the name of the place and they don’t allow taking photos inside. 😦 After the tour, we ended up in what seems to be a ‘military museum’.
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The classic ‘tabo’. Filipinos can’t live without this.
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A typical military bunker…
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A collection of different items from different countries.
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We also got to try to fire some rifles. It felt real (with the recoil and everything) but there weren’t real bullets though. And there weren’t scores so we had no idea if we did well or not.
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The canteen or cafeteria.
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Just another exhibit… of everyday stuffs in Singapore such as lottery tickets and Kopitiam mugs (I never really noticed the colored tapes before)…
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Good Morning towels… They’re everywhere.
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Here’s a fun place to be creative.
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Kids (and kids at heart) can make their own toys that you can take home as souvenirs.
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Sample finished products. 🙂
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There were different quotes all over the exhibits which I really liked so I’ll end this post with these quotes. ^_^
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What did you guys think about SDC?

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