Tuesday to Friday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am to 5:00pm
Playeum opened Singapore's first locally grown non-profit Children's Centre for Creativity on 19 September 2015 at Gillman Barracks. Its visions and mission embrace a commitment to the value of play, the arts and creativity in the lives of all young children aged 1 to 12, regardless of their abilities or socio-economic backgrounds.
The Centre presents themed hands-on exhibitions that change once a year and is open to ALL families to visit and explore.
Current Hands-on Exhibition:
I-Opener: Play with the Senses
14 May 2019 to 26 April 2020
I-Opener features the aesthetic and sensory play-worlds inspired by the artistic designs and creations of four artists with a disability, Dr Dawn-joy Leong, Cavan Chang, Sol Pickens and Jo Devadason. Co-curated and produced by Playeum's Creative Directors Imran Mohamad and Dr. Esther Joosa, and Tech Catalyst Din Chan, the exhibition invites children aged 1 to 12 to explore their senses through play and the arts.
Tuesday to Sunday
11am to 5pm
24, 25 & 31 December
Child (aged 1 - 12):
Additional Accompanying Adult:
Admission gives visitors full day entry to Playeum, with re-entry (unless Centre has a planned closure for a period of time in the day). All visitors are welcome to enjoy all elements of the hands-on exhibition in the space - this includes taking home a creation made at the maker space.
Annual Play Pass
Enjoy unlimited entry for one year plus:
1. Free entry for one accompanying adults
2. Special rates for selected workshops
DO YOU HAVE 3 OR MORE CHILDREN?
Buy the first two play passes for $180 each and each additional play passes for the same family receive a 50% discount.
47 Malan Road
#01-23 Gillman Barracks
(Look out for our colourful elephant!)
For public transport directions and parking information, visit this page.
Getting to Playeum
You can purchase your admission tickets directly at the Children's Centre for Creativity.
To better plan your visit, check out our busy times page for high traffic times and planned closures.
We accept cash, NETS, Master and Visa.
Please note that your visit may be kept to 2-hours during busy periods.
If you are planning to visit us on a weekday, please keep in mind that there may be schools or groups visiting the centre and sharing the space. You can find out more here.
To enjoy the on-going promotional rates, kindly note that you must present the relevant cards.
BABY STROLLER POLICY: Please note that we request for all baby strollers to be left just outside our entrance doors, unless your baby is asleep in it at the time of entrance. You may therefore wish to bring a baby carrier with you.
On some days of the week, we may be hosting school and social service group visits, and as well as private hire events. Visit our busy times page to find out more about our planned closures and high traffic times.
Upcoming for Children & Parents
Come celebrate with us!
Whether it's a birthday party, end-of-year class party or a simple get together amongst friends & family, the Children's Centre for Creativity is open for celebrations and parties. Find out more about our packages below.
Food & Beverage
We have a simple Nespresso machine available for parents to grab a hot coffee at $2 in the Centre. We are situated within Gillman Barracks, which also has a broad selection of cafes and restaurants. Alternatively, there are also dining outlets at the nearest shopping centre (8-minute walk), Alexandra Retail Centre, or you may bring your own packed meal and use the benches next to our Centre. We encourage all eating and drinking to take place outside of the Centre.
The Children’s Centre for Creativity is wheelchair-accessible. Wheelchair-friendly restrooms are also available right next to our neighbours, the Naked Finn restaurant (3-minute walk). Directions can be shown by our friendly playmakers on the day of your visit.
Washroom & Baby-changing Facilities
There are male and female washrooms directly next to the Centre, along with a baby-changing table.
Water Coolers & Vending Machine
There are filtered water coolers and a drink vending machine available right next to the Children's Centre for Creativity.