The Trick Eye Museum is one of Singapore’s newest attraction. It was opened in public last June 8th of 2014 and it offers a different perspective to its visitors.
- The displays at the Trick Eye Museum can be touched. You can be part of the painting, step inside or even crawl to be part of the art pieces.
And by all means, you may take photos with a flash.
Trick Eye is short for ‘Trick of the eye’, which refers to an art technique that turns two-dimensional paintings into three-dimensional images through the use of optical illusions. With that, 2D paintings on the museum walls, floors and ceilings appear to pop out of the surface and come to life.
Source: RW Sentosa
As of March 2015, here are the ticket prices:
lThere are several options in purchasing the tickets:
- On the site – queueing is not really a problem.
- Online – if you buy them online (which we did), you get to enjoy a 10% discount.
- If you opt for this, after you confirm the purchase, you will receive an email confirmation of the transaction.
- Print and bring along your confirmation email and Paypal receipt to our ticketing counter to exchange for your admission slip. For more details, you can go to this link.
- *Tickets purchased online will be valid for 6 months from date of purchase.
Several themes will greet you as you explore the museum and they are:
- World of Masterpieces
- Safari Kingdom
- Star of Circus
- Dreams of Fairy Tale
- Love in Winter
- Adventure Discovery
Here are some of the highlights of our visit:
The Circus Act
The Giant Baby
Paris Street, Rainy Night
Berry’s Travel Tips:
- Like any other attractions, weekends are expected to be packed with tourists and locals. A friendly suggestion, try to book your visit on a weekday. This will also give you enough time to enjoy and have more shots with the featured portraits.
- Based on our experience, expect to queue for 30 minutes to an hour before you can enter. It is highly possible that the waiting time may change if you visit on a weekday.
- If you are visiting Singapore, try checking their bundle offer with other attractions here. You can finish the tour in 2 – 2.5 hours maximum, so you will have enough time to check out other attractions in Sentosa. Hitting two birds with one stone 😉 You are welcome.
- Don’t forget your cameras. If you are keen to use a monopod/selfie-stick but do not have any, fret no more because they museum lets you borrow one with no extra charge. Just don’t forget to return them!
- Before taking a shot, try to check if there are special instructions such as “photographer’s position” mark. These guides are very helpful in order to achieve the desired effect in the photo.
- Courtesy at all times. This one is like one of the golden rules in life, don’t you agree? Have a great time but do not forget that you did not rent the place and other people would like to have their turn, too.
To date, there are 11 Trick Eye Museums in Asia:
1. South Korea
- Hong Kong
Overall, I had a nice time in the Trick Eye Museum and if ever friends or relatives are coming in town, I would recommend this attraction.
Thank you for reading, until next time. 😉
Singapore Trick Eye Museum
MONDAYS TO SUNDAYS
From 10 AM – 9 PM
Last admission is at 8 PM
Address: Resorts World Sentosa, 26 Sentosa Gateway #01-43/44 Singapore 098138
*Located near to Universal Studios and Malaysian Food Street.
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