The Flying Saucer At Sunset

Lenticular clouds (Altocumulus lenticularis) are stationary lens-shaped clouds with a smooth layered appearance that form in the troposphere, usually above mountain ranges. One was spotted in Singapore recently...

Eyes Of 30,000 Honeycombs

With 30,000 individual facets, dragonflies have the most number of facets among insects. Each facet, or ommatidia, creates its own image, and the dragonfly brain has eight pairs of descending visual neurons to compile those thousands of images into one picture...

A Kaleidoscope Of Colours, Shapes And Patterns

Spectacular and innovative in design, the Flower Dome replicates the cool-dry climate of Mediterranean regions like South Africa, California and parts of Spain and Italy. Home to a collection of plants from deserts all over the world, it showcases the adaptations of plants to arid environments...

Lightning Strikes, Not Once, But Many Times

Unlike light, lightning does not travel in a straight line. Instead, it has many branches. These other branches flashed at the same time as the main strike. The branches are actually the step leaders that were connected to the leader that made it to its target...

Are You My Dinner Tonight?

A T-Rex has 24-26 teeth on its upper jaw and 24 more on its lower jaw. Juveniles have small, sharp blade-shaped teeth to cut flesh, whereas adults have huge, blunt, rounded teeth for crushing bones. Is the T-Rex a bone-crushing scavenger?

Singapore Science Centre - Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

Take on the role of recruits, be part of a combat support network for the Avengers, and explore the history and scientific origins of your favourite Avengers including Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America and Thor.


Visitors enter as recruits and are granted probationary status with the objective of experiencing and learning the world of the Avengers, by carrying out detailed examinations of the History, Genetics, Technology, Mission and Personal Profiles of the Avengers team.
Before entering the exhibition, all recruits are advised to download the AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. MOBILE TRAINING DEVICE application on their mobile phones. The application is available for free in the App Store and Android Google Play.


Recruits, are you ready? You are about to receive your mission brief from Agent Maria Hill. Once your App is loaded and ready, you will be guided through your training by Tony Stark’s Artificial Intelligence - F.R.I.D.A.Y. The app will give you access and insight into every exhibit, so keep it handy during your visit. Now let’s begin.


The first Avenger, Captain America, was recruited for the Super Soldier program because of his strength in character. Here you will learn about the resulting physiological enhancements from Dr. Erskine’s program. Learn about vibranium and its scientific properties, then test the shield yourself. Or hop on Captain America’s bike to continue the adventure.

Captain America's High-Performance Test Area

Are you stronger than Captain America? Try your hand at reaching Captain America’s extreme level of fitness at our High Performance Test Lab. Go through a strength test, cognitive reflex assessment and endurance test, and let’s see if you are worthy of being an S.T.A.T.I.O.N. recruit.


Bioengineering Research Bay

What do Captain America and the Hulk have in common? The Super Soldier Serum. Learn how the Super Soldier Serum works and its effect on Hulk’s blood.

The Advanced Diagnostic Screen

Watch the Hulk come alive through an interactive live screen display.

Hulk Neuro Display

What goes on in the Hulk’s mind? Learn about the brain and the neurological changes that he experiences.


The Tesseract Portal Device

Witness and study the electromagnetic spectrum readings emanating from the Tesseract as the S.T.A.T.I.O.N. attempts to reopen the portal.


We trust you, recruit. Here you may delve into the personnel files of The Avengers members and inspect their uniforms.
On the left is the life-size display of both Black Widow's and Hawkeye's suits... 
The Falcon’s majestic wing suit simulation shows the structural operation of the suit...

Ant-Man’s suit and revolutionary helmet on display.
There are even light simulations of ants on the floor!


A good agent always knows his enemies. Learn more about Chitauri, the Dark Elf and Loki through these displays. Here you will also find Loki’s Asgardian robes.



Discover the scientific theory that allows Bifrost transport Thor from Asgard to Midgard (Earth). Learn about the Dark Matter and how it relates to the Dark Elves. Find out the isotope detected in Thor’s hammer through the accelerated mass spectrometer. Take a closer look at Thor’s warrior garments and helmet.

Mjölnir Simulation

Are you worthy, recruit? Why not try lifting the Mjölnir? Legend says that only Thor and Vision are known to be able to control this hammer.

Eyes on ExoPlanets

Explore the entire universe on a giant interactive screen using NASA’s latest computer technology, Eyes On ExoPlanets. Scroll through stars that are millions of light miles away, or venture into the wondrous Marvel solar system and visit faraway planets. 


Hulkbuster Experience

It’s time to test your flight skills, recruit. Put on Iron Man’s suit in augmented reality and get set, jet!
All you have to do is to stand still and the AR fits you with your own Iron Man suit -
Best AR game ever!
Here, the War Machine exosuit stands ready for Rhodey...
Standing over 3 metres tall, the Hulkbuster is ready to rumble...

Hall of Armour

Study Iron Man’s collection of MK 1-7 Suits and learn more about their capabilities through this interactive exhibit.  


Some interactive games for the family include colouring of superhero cut-outs and making of superhero keychains.


At this final stage, team up with fellow visitors and take on the roles of The Avengers to battle villains in an interactive game. 

MARVEL’S AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is located at Annex Hall and will run from 29 October 2016 to 05 March 2017. Tickets are priced from $18 for Children, and $25 for Adults. Tickets are available at SISTIC and more information is available at



Science Centre Singapore’s (SCS) Omni-Theatre, Southeast Asia’s first 8K 3D Dome Theatre, launched its inaugural 3D Digital Dome movie today. A first in the region, the animated film Natural Selection 3D tells an immersive tale of renowned naturalist Charles Darwin’s scientific journeys around the world on the HMS Beagle, his discovery of the evolution of life on Earth and his theory of natural selection. Natural Selection 3D is now available to members of the public, and is targeted at those aged 10 and up. Tickets for all shows are priced at $14. For more information, visit

Snow City

Snow City offers educational programmes that are all conceptualized in the context of low temperatures (from -196°C to 0°C). For this Christmas season, there are exciting yuletide themed decorations. For the young ones, there are even gentler slides and snow toys for them.  
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Merry Medley at Gardens By The Bay

Tis the season to be jolly at the Gardens By The Bay with a whole host of festivities both indoors and out with “Merry Medley” in the Flower Dome and “Christmas Wonderland” in the Meadow. In the crisp climate of the Flower Dome, Christmas cheer takes centrestage in the Flower Field with poinsettias, amaryllis and Christmas roses gracing charming yuletide seasons.

Stroll amidst the woody evergreen fragrance of majestic conifer trees…

Cocooned in giant snow globes, a lovely ballerina delicately turns as her accompanying soldiers watch on...

At the centre of the Flower Field, a troupe of smartly-dressed toy soldiers and an angelic orchestra join in the merry medley…

Nutcracker dolls here are depicted in the form of a solider, knight or king, each with a huge mouth and big teeth. Originally, nuts can be shelled by putting in the mouth of these dolls…

At night, the Flower Dome takes on a magical glow
as t
he enchanting winter wonderland filled with the fresh aroma of flowers…
With a beautiful blue-green cone-shaped crown and exuding a sense of magnificence, the Noble Fir is ideal for a Christmas tree as it looms up over nine metres to create an ideal centrepiece for the Flower Field…

The snow globes are transformed into laminated crystal spheres
with the spell of the twirling ballerina enchantingly beckoning you forward…

The Noble Fir (Abies procera) is a western North American fir that is tall and beautifully-symmetrical, with blue-green needles turned upward, exposing the lower branches. Its ability to last for a long time and its stiff branches make it an excellent Christmas tree. Further afield, the huge tower lay amidst snow at the centre of the Flower Field depicting yuletide scenes with Nutcracker Dolls, ballerinas, angelic choirs...
Looking like their true lily cousins, the Amaryllis are bulbs with trumpet-shaped flowers. They come in a dazzling array of colours, sometimes combining shades of pink or red, with white. Some of these flowers have a single row of petals (single flower form), while others have a few layers (double flower form)…
According to German folklore, the Nutcracker at night comes alive to defeat the evil Mouse King in battle, brings good luck to each household…

Modelled after the Kobe Luminarie, a light festival held in Kobe Japan to commemorate the Great Hanshin Earthquake, these  elegant Italian-designed light structures illuminate their way forward, symbolizing an everlasting message of peace and hope...

Merry Medley Garden Trail

Join daily “Ask Me” tours as they share fascinating botanical facts and anecdotes about the floral display from 11 November 2016 to 05 January 2017 at 11am and 3pm daily (1-6pm on 03-04 December).

Tours last approximately 15 minutes and available free on a first-come, first-served basis. To participate, gather at the “Ask Me” poster near the Flower Field. Tours will begin when a group of at least five is assembled.

Floral Display Promotion

Local residents with Christmas Wonderland ticket will enjoy $4 off local admission rates for the Double Conservatories. Present your Christmas Wonderland ticket at the Gardens By The Bay ticketing counters to enjoy the offer from 11 November 2016 to 05 January 2017.

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