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The Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys (MINT) is the kind of experience visitors can anticipate at this museum which was specially built to showcase toys. Housed in an award-winning contemporary building, it showcases the founder's personal collection of vintage toys and childhood memorabilia from more than 25 countries such as Germany, Japan, United Kingdom, United States and even Bulgaria. The toys which date from 1840s to the mid-1970s are exhibited on over 4 levels of the museum and include Disneyana toys like Mickey Mouse, Snow White & the 7 dwarfs; Character toys such as Astroboy, Batman, Bonzo, Dan Dare, Popeye and Tintin collectables, amongst others.
You'll find a wide selection of family-friendly events and top performances at the DBS Arts Centre. This 380-seat center is home to the Singapore Repertory Theatre as well as the children's theater, The Little Company. The Singapore Repertory Theatre showcases amazing theater productions in English, perfect for English-speaking tourists.
Offering a vast-ranging variety of clothes for adolescent children and teenagers, Wild Child is the go-to shopping destination for all the clothing needs of your children. The selection of clothes adheres to the latest fashions and trends and the shop constantly has new stuff being added to its shelves. Blazers, tunics, dresses and cardigans are just some of the things featured here. Though the products seem to be priced on the steeper side at first, the quality, style and long-lasting nature of the clothes are well worth the extra penny spent.
From the numerous toy stores dotted around the city, The Better Toy Store clearly stands out. It is a furniture and a toy store that focuses on being environmental and child friendly. Apart from the various toys on offer being eco-friendly, they are also quite educational, thought-provoking, inspiring and multi-faceted. Once you arrive at the multi-award winning store, don’t let the expansive space and numerous toys daunt you from browsing through their collection. The toys are sorted depending on their category, age and even brand, allowing you to navigate through the store easily. If you are looking for high-quality games and toys for your children, you need to look no further than The Better Toy Store for all your shopping needs.
The ACT 3 International is a theater specially for kids. The hall is built to seat around 200 children on cushions arranged in a somewhat elongated circle on the floor around the acting area. It is a flexible arrangement with possibilities limited only by the kind of play and stage design. Here, performers can even mingle and interact with the audience. ACT 3 Theater is situated within the compound of Cairnhill Art Center which also houses several theater groups. The Center was the original building for the Anglo-Chinese School. The building that currently houses the theater was formerly the school chapel.
Similar to the tranquil paradise in James Hilton's novel, Lost Horizon, the Shangri-La Hotel charms its guests with the ultimate in serene luxury. Popular with visiting heads of state and business travelers, the hotel boasts a huge garden, Koi ponds, lots of lush greenery, a fitness center and free-form swimming pool. It has won many industry awards and praise-worthy mentions from prestigious establishments like Travel Star Award 2015, Conde Nast Traveler Gold List and TripAdvisor.
Learn more about Singapore's long history as a shipping hub at the Maritime Experiential Museum at Resorts World Sentosa. The museum's showpiece is a replica of the spectacular treasure ship of Chinese Admiral Zheng He and a video about his fantastic sea voyages is played every 20 minutes. Other highlights include artifacts recovered from shipwrecks and displays about the colorful port cities from Indonesia to Oman. Interactive computer games and, arts and crafts tables will keep even the youngest visitors occupied. Visitors can also see what it's like to experience a storm on the high seas at the "Typhoon Theatre" (extra charges apply).
Since opening in 2010, Universal Studios Singapore has become Southeast Asia's leading amusement park. The park features seven themed zones set around a lagoon, each with rides and shows based on popular Universal Studios films. Kids will love meeting the characters from animated hits like Kung-Fu Panda and Madagascar or exploring Shrek's Castle in the Land of Far-Far Away. Adrenaline junkies will get a thrill from heart-pounding rides like the Jurassic Park rapids ride and the two-track Battlestar Galactica roller coaster. Snack stalls, restaurants, and souvenir shops are scattered throughout the park and their air-conditioned interiors offer relief from the tropical heat.
Located in Resort World Sentosa, discover the magic of the underwater world here at S.E.A Aquarium. This fascinating aquarium is one of the largest of its kind in the world. It is home to over 800 species of marine life with 100,000 animals in 49 habitats. Categorized into several exhibitions like South China Sea, Persian Gulf, East Africa and Bay of Bengal, explore the glass tunnel for 270 degree views of ocean treasures like leopard sharks, batfish and goliath grouper.
Resorts World Sentosa is an inextricable part of Singapore. This sprawling resort covers over 45 hectares (112 acres) of land and it is home to numerous attractions. Whether you have arrived here with your family, boisterous friends or you are in the company of business associates, Resorts World Sentosa promises something for everyone. Universal Studios Singapore is the major attraction of Resorts World Sentosa, if you are touring the city with little ones then this is the place for you to be. Additionally, the resort has an aquarium called the Marine Life Park. Casinos, eclectic bars, fine dining restaurants and dynamic nightlife spots are also peppered around the resort, thus offering plenty of options for those here with friends. Multifaceted banquet facilities accommodate all kinds of conferences and business meetings here.
Meet your favorite celebs as you visit the Madame Tussauds that sits on the Sentosa Island in Singapore. Belonging to the popular museum chain, this museum is home to life-like wax sculptures of national and international celebrities. Here, you will see the gorgeous Angelina Jolie, the heart throb from Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and others. Witness the finesse of the awe-inspiring sculptures here which make this a must visit spot when in Sentosa.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and Spa boasts of spacious rooms and villas amongst lush tropical woodlands. While fulfilling the tenet that resorts should be comfortable and relaxed, it ensures that this is always delivered in style, from the elegance of the architecture to the well-appointed rooms with Asian accents. In keeping with the mood, the staff is smartly attired in designer resort wear. Its exotic So Spa promises all-round relaxation and rejuvenation, complete with an array of therapeutic treatments and massages. Three charming on-site restaurants serve up delectable local and international fare. The hotel's spectacular setting is enhanced by the many water gardens dotted with lotus blooms.