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5 Alternative Activities for the Festive Weekend

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TGIF! It is finally the end of the week and if you still have got no plans for the long weekend ahead, fret not. There is no need to head to the malls (boring!), walk about aimlessly and jostled with the crowd anymore because there various interesting activities coming up over this festive weekend.

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Credit: Madame Tussauds

As we welcome 2018, here are some alternative ways for you to spend your long weekend if you are one who dislikes crowd.

 

1: Witness to War: Remembering 1942

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Credit: National Museum of Singapore

This exhibition explores Singapore’s fall during the Second World War and with more than 130 artefacts from 10 overseas museums and institutions, it is a history lesson not to be missed.

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Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Opening Hours: 10am-8pm
Price: Free
http://www.nhb.gov.sg/nms2017home/our-exhibitions/exhibition-list/witness-to-war-remembering-1942

 

2: Circus! Science Under the Big Top

Have you ever wondered how tightrope walkers stroll so easily on a cable suspended in mid-air? Or how circus acts swallow a sword without hurting themselves? Head on to the Singapore Science Centre to find out now! Over 20 interactive exhibits will be on display where you can walk on a tightrope suspended 3m above ground to test your balance or strap on a harness and do cartwheels in the air at the trapeze station.

Venue: Singapore Science Centre
Opening Hours: 10am-6pm
Price: $15-52
http://www.science.edu.sg/exhibitions/Pages/Circus.aspx

 

3: Madame Tussauds’ Marvel 4D Experience

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Credit: Madame Tussauds

If you are a Marvel fan you would not want to miss this! There are life-size figurines of the Avengers and models of the various Iron Man armours, and to top it off, there’s also a 4D Marvel experience movie with special effects that are sure to please all Marvel fans!

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Venue: Sentosa Imbiah Lookout
Opening Hours: 10am-9pm
Price: $28 (online) $42 (Ticketing booth)
https://www.madametussauds.com/new-york/en/whats-inside/marvel-4d-experience/

 

4: Anime X Stamps

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Credit: Singapore Philatelic Museum

Anime fans, there’s a new anime-themed exhibition in town. To celebrate 100 years of anime, the Singapore Philatelic Museum is introducing the Anime X Stamps Exhibition. This is a rare chance to see the original production sketches of Naruto. Characters from Pokemon, Dragon Ball, One Piece will also be on the unique stamps. You can also see what you look like in cartoon form at the live anime style portraiture station.

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Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Opening Hours: 10am-7pm
Price: Free for Singapore Residents
$8 for Tourists
http://spm.org.sg/exhibitions/data/anime-x-stamps

 

5: Twilight Encounters

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Experience Night Safari’s wildest glow in the dark event with animal-themed light sculptures and walking trails illuminated with neon lights. The event features a unique night walk experience to view animals within their natural surroundings, from glowing elephants to lions at the park’s entrance. You are promised with lots of Insta-worthy photo opportunities along the way.

Venue: Night Safari
Opening Hours: 7.15pm-midnight
Price: $30-45
https://www.nightsafari.com.sg/events-promos/twilightencounters.html