Maritime Experiential Museum reopens with 15 new thematic galleries and 6 special events

The Maritime Experiential Museum has reopened its doors after an extensive 9-month overhaul to unveil a brand new immersive experience that lets you relive the glorious Maritime Silk Route of eras past.

Be transported through time in 15 thematic galleries that let you explore life on the sea and journey in the tailwinds of great explorers Zheng He, Marco Polo, Sang Nila Utama and Ibn Battuta.

There’s plenty to see, touch, smell and to be engaged in, with state-of-the-art visual projections, multimedia shows, interactive hands-on exhibits (e.g. learn how to tie knots like a sailor), and olfactory experiences (e.g. take in the sights and smells of the ancient port of Oman).

At the Learning to Navigate section: this Astrolabe is an instrument that measures time, the movement of stars, geographical locations and vertical angles. It was invented around 150BCE in Greece.
You can also superimpose outfits from the past onto yourself and email these fun photos to anyone.
Recreation of an ancient Omani marketplace.

Two anchor attractions have remained – Typhoon Theatre and the Jewel of Muscat. The 150-seat immersive multimedia Typhoon Theatre lets you “embark” on a perilous journey onboard a 9th century Chinese junk and come face-to-face with the wrath of the treacherous ocean. The Jewel of Muscat is a replica of a 9th century Arabian Dhow built the traditional way without nails or screws, but sewn together with coconut fibers.

The Jewel of Muscat. Be sure to watch the video showcasing its tumultuous 138-day voyage from Oman to Singapore in 2010 using ancient navigation methods with a crew of 15.

Also check out the 5 reasons why you should visit the Maritime Experiential Museum

Maritime Experiential Museum

Opening hours: 10am – 7pm daily

Adult Child
4–12 yrs
Senior Citizen
60yrs & above
General Admission
(One-Day Ticket^)
S$12 S$8 S$5
Singapore Residents
(One Day Ticket^)
S$9 S$6 S$5

Typhoon Theatre requires a separate admission of S$3 per person.

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