5 Fun Things To Do With The Family

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Looking for fun activities to bond with the family?

Here are 5 ways to spend quality time with your family while having loads of fun!

Play At Canopy Park

Level 5, Jewel Changi Airport
10am – 10pm Monday to Thursday
10am – 11pm Friday to Sunday & public holidays
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A world of fun and excitement awaits at the 14,000 sqm recreational wonderland which features fun play attractions, gardens and walking trails.

Designed like a sculpture resembling a gemstone with a reflective base, the Discovery Slides has four slides and a viewing deck
Photo: Changi Airport Group

Climb up the viewing deck at the rim of the Discovery Slides for scenic views of the HSBC Rain Vortex and Shiseido Forest Valley. Take a walk on the glass-bottomed Canopy Bridge and get a close-up view of the majestic HSBC Rain Vortex.

Selfie and wefie opportunities abound at green spots Topiary Walk and Petal Garden, while the Foggy Bowls will keep the kids occupied with its swirls of mist. There are also plenty of selfie ops at the Mirror Maze which offers a mind-boggling array of angles to experiment with.

Manulife Sky Nets –Walking
Photo: Singapore Tourism Board

Thrillseekers can bounce on the Manulife Sky Nets – Bouncing till their heart’s content while those who prefer a gentler pace can take a stroll across the 50m-long Manulife Sky Nets – Walking which is 25 m above ground.

There’s also a Hedge Maze where you can weave your way through. At the watchtower, you can get a picturesque view of the maze’s intricate windings.

Once Upon A Time On The Orient Express

Gardens by the Bay, West Lawn (next to Bayfront Plaza)
Till 13 June
Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Sunday: 10am – 9pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 10pm
$25 per person (free admission for kids aged 3 and below)

Don’t miss the chance to see the interiors of the legendary Orient Express and learn more about its history at this pop-up exhibition. Step into two original 1930 train carriages (classified as National Treasures of France) and a 158-year-old locomotive, check out some 300 artefacts, documents and interactive displays including uniforms, shields, a pullman car, posters, porcelain and even Louis Vuitton original luggage.

Photo: Lola Hakimian

You can also enjoy a cup of joe, breakfast, lunch or dinner in the replica restaurant car, and take part in an escape room experience onboard where you get to step into the shoes of detective Hercule Poirot and solve a case!

Behind The Magic & K-Wave Zone At Madame Tussauds Singapore

11am – 7pm daily (last entry at 6pm)
Admission – from $30
Behind The Magic experience – $49.90

K-drama fans are in for a treat as Madame Tussauds Singapore recently introduced a new K-wave zone which features K-stars like oppa Kim Woo Bin, Bae Suzy and Song Seung-heon.

Take a wefie with Kim Woo Bin
Photo: Madame Tussauds Singapore

The K-stars are placed in attractive Korean-themed sets that sport an eye-catching cherry blossom tree, a flower wall and hanoks (traditional Korean houses), providing plenty of Insta and Boomerang photo ops. Kim Woo Bin’s figure will be at the wax attraction for a limited time only, so don’t miss it!

Learn wax painting, hair insertion and more at the Behind The Magic experience
Photo: Madame Tussauds Singapore

If you’ve always wanted to know how wax artists create such lifelike figures out of wax, sign up for the Behind The Magic experience. At the 90-minute session, you can try your hand at oil painting a wax figure, inserting hair on a wax figure, fixing a wax surface and making your own wax souvenir.

Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition

ArtScience Museum
Till 13 June
10am – 7pm Sunday to Thursday
10am – 9pm Friday & Saturday
$25 adult, $20 senior/student/child aged 2 to 12/person with disabilities

Get set for an exciting intergalactic adventure at this exhibition. Fans can check out some 200 movie props, models, costumes and artwork from the original Star Wars films. The items are from the original trilogy of Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983); the prequels (1999 to 2005); the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008 to 2020); and the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).

Photo: Lucasfilm Ltd

Take a closer look at your favourite characters like Boba Fett, BB-8, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Princess Leia, R2-D2, Stormtroopers and Yoda, as well as models like Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon and even an AT-AT.

Boba Fett and Stormtroopers
Photo: Lucasfilms Ltd

You can also find out who you would be if you were a character from Star Wars. Use your RFID wristband to respond to a series of identity questions at interactive stations throughout the exhibition to discover who you are in the Star Wars galaxy and learn about the forces that you shape you.

Home, Truly: Growing Up With Singapore, 1950s To The Present

National Museum of Singapore, Exhibition Gallery, Basement Level
Till 29 August
10am – 7pm
Free admission

Find out what makes Singapore home to Singaporeans at this exhibition. Personal stories and experiences are shared via artefacts, photographs, audio-visual footage, sounds, scents and special digital features, showcasing the moments in Singapore’s past and present that express the Singaporean identity and collective memory as a people.

Check out past national campaigns such as Anti-spitting Campaign and National Courtesy Campaign in the Living Together section
Photo: National Museum of Singapore

There’s also a special feature on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with a display of artistic works, photos and artefacts including contributions from the Museum’s Collecting Contemporary Singapore: Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore Open Call.