Free and fun places to visit with your child

A guide to kid-friendly spots that won’t cost you anything.


You can't put a price on love, but you can remove the dollar value from these free, funtastic tot-friendly diversions...

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Stroll among the lush surroundings of our very own Unesco site and then enjoy a free concert — held regularly year-round — at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. Spread a picnic blanket on the grass, lay out your kiddo's favourite treats, then kick back. Check website for dates and times.


Jacob Ballas Children's Gardens

The child-friendly garden wonderland will keep you coming back again and again, thanks to the Kidz Cafe, sand pit, play structures, maze- type play area, tree house and water park.
481 Bukit Timah Road, open from 8am to 7pm, closed on Mondays.


Science Centre Singapore

Twinkle, twinkle, little star... Take your tyke to the Omni-Theatre building between 7.50pm and 10 pm every Friday to gaze at the moon and stars through a series of telescopes.


The Singapore Art Museum and National Museum of Singapore


Catch the latest exhibitions — free for citizens and permanent residents — with your little culture vulture. Special exhibitions may charge a nominal fee for adults, but will still be free for peewees 6 years and below.


Main photo: INGimages

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