Discover the best in design at the Red Dot Design Museum, located along the promenade at Singapore’s Marina Bay Waterfront. Housed in a futuristic glass building, the compact museum showcases outstanding and award-winning contemporary design involving the everyday across multiple disciplines, and it offers stunning waterfront views to boot. The Basics
Immerse yourself in good design across two floors and several galleries at the Red Dot Design Museum. Explore temporary exhibitions on various cutting-edge topics, as well as the permanent exhibition of hundreds of winners of the prestigious international Red Dot Design Competition. Learn more about the innovations that make our lives easier; shop for unique design products and collectibles at the gift shop; and enjoy superb views of Marina Bay over a drink or a snack from the café bar.
Design fans can book tickets in advance to beat the crowds. A visit to the museum can easily be combined with a half-day or even full-day Singapore sightseeing tour. Visit on a hop-on hop-off bus to explore Singapore highlights at your leisure, or combine a visit here with activities such as a trip to Sentosa Island, a night safari, a river cruise, or a hawker center food tour.Things to Know Before You Go
How to Get There
- The Red Dot Design Museum is a must-visit for design fans.
- Visitors can decide how much they want to pay as an entrance fee, with a set minimum for non-Singaporean citizens.
- The entrance fee entitles visitors to a discount at the café bar and gift shop.
The Red Dot Design Museum is located at the Marina Bay Waterfront. To get there by public transit, take the MRT to Bayfront (exit E), Downtown (exit B), or Marina Bay (exit B). Those driving should park at the open-air public parking lot connected to the museum.
When to Get There
The museum is open from 10am to 8pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 11pm Friday to Sunday. The museum’s late opening hours make it an ideal sight to combine with other attractions in the area. Design Highlights Nearby
The Marina Bay Waterfront area has a number of attractions that are noteworthy for their design and architecture. Within walking distance of the museum, explore the impressive design and architecture of the ArtScience Museum, the Helix Bridge, the Esplanade Theaters, the Marina Bay Sands, and the Gardens by the Bay.