6 Must-see Highlights At The Reopened Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore

The Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore just reopened its doors after a comprehensive 9-month overhaul and it is ready to transport you through time in 15 thematic galleries. You and your loved ones get to relive the glorious Maritime Silk Route of eras past and journey in the tailwinds of great explorers Zheng He, Marco Polo, Sang Nila Utama and Ibn Battuta. The new highlights promise lots to see, touch, smell and to be engaged in, with state-of-the-art visual projections, multimedia shows, interactive hands-on exhibits. Come join us as we explore them together! 

1. Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore – Learning to Navigate

Learn the art and science of navigation through a collection of informative and hands-on exhibits. You get to understand more about map reading, navigating a mariner’s compass and get your hands dirty on the intricacies of tying mariners’ knots – all essential prerequisites to be an explorer of the high seas. Folks who love OOTDs will enjoy superimposing a variety of outfits from the past onto yourselves at an interactive photo corner. These photos can be emailed to you for keepsakes.

2. Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore – Pirate Encounter

Get thrown into the thick of action as intense drama unfolds onboard a burning ship invaded by pirates. This gallery showcases multi-level decks and uses projection technology to allow you and your family to relive the perilous journeys of seafarers and make it out alive of this pirate attack.

3. Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore – Maritime Coin History

The limitations of barter trading led to the emergence of money. Discover the myriad of currencies used in the Maritime Silk Route and the intriguing process of coin-making such as the differences between Chinese and European coin production, and understand the evolutionary timeline of this important intermediary in the exchange of goods and services.

4. Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore – Ports of Call

Take a walk through the four bustling ports of Quanzhou, Oman, Calicut and Malacca that linked China with the Middle East and Europe, and discover their rich heritage. Through faithfully recreated exhibits which encompass multi-sensory engaging elements, from the smells of spices and perfumes to the beautiful architecture and traditional 14th-century settings, you will be treated to an eye-opening whirlwind tour of these four major cities.

5. Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore – Singapore Maritime Legacy

Understand the story of how Singapore came to be the thriving port metropolis that it is now and discover how its strategic trading position in the Maritime Silk Route propelled its emergence in trade and economy. Relive its rich history through beautifully preserved archive images and videos and understand how the Singapore port has played a significant role in the country’s development into a first world economy in one generation.

6. Maritime Experiential Museum Singapore – Typhoon Theatre

Ever imagined yourself being stuck on a sinking ship that is caught in a treacherous storm? You can now experience it at Maritime Experiential Museum’s Typhoon Theatre! A must-see anchor attraction that simulates your fate in troubled waters, you and your loved ones will face the wrath of the sea before descending into the depths of the dark, blue, ocean.

Maritime Experiential Museum

Come visit the Maritime Experiential Museum to experience the above highlights and more!

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Resorts World Sentosa Singapore 098269 | Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm Daily | Fees: $16 (Adult), $10 (Children 4 – 12 years old) & $5 (Senior Citizen 60yrs & above). Singaporeans enjoy lower fees. Typhoon Theatre requires a separate admission of S$3 per person | Website: The Maritime Experiential Museum

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