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Artsy couple date ideas: Explore museums, art & cultural gems in Singapore!

  • Monday 8th April 2024
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Things to do, Madame Tussauds, Wax Experience

Two people holding a heart-shaped wax that's hanging on a brown thread, as part of wax dipping workshop in Madame Tussauds Singapore

Spark your creativity and ignite your romance with these unique activities for couples in Singapore. Explore vibrant arts and culture together, from uncovering hidden street murals to getting hands-on in a wax hand moulding workshop. Select your adventure and create a lasting memory for two!

Artful and Fun Adventures: Museum hopping for two

Take museum hopping to a whole new level. Discover Singapore’s vibrant art scene with interactive exhibits creating shared discoveries – it’ll be a date to remember.

Singapore National Museum

Calling all art and history lovers! The National Museum of Singapore, the oldest museum dating back to 1849, needs no introduction. This architectural gem boasts a stunning design, with regular upgrades making it a beautiful place to explore. Beyond its beauty, the museum offers a vibrant calendar of innovative festivals and history exhibitions – most of them for free! When you need a break, there are two cafes and a restaurant on-site, where you can fuel up delicious food that’s as artistic as the museum itself. Yum!

Art Science Museum

If you love futuristic art, the Art Science Museum is a must-visit for you. This unique museum blends art, science, culture, and technology into mind-blowing exhibitions that change throughout the year. Immerse yourself in well-curated and educational artwork displays that are often thought-provoking, bringing your imagination to greater heights.

Singapore Chinese Culture Centre

The Singapore Chinese Culture Centre is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Don’t be fooled by the understated architecture – inside, this museum is fun-filled with interactive and educational exhibits. Deep dive into the rich tapestry of Chinese culture in Singapore and take a journey through time to explore fascinating traditions and history through interactive games and activities.

Madame Tussauds Singapore

Speaking of fun, check out Madame Tussauds Singapore, a museum full of life-like wax figures of celebrities ranging from beloved idols, singers, athletes, actors, and even famous figures! Bring your partners on a date they’ll never forget. Snap a million selfies with their idols and hold a faux fan meeting. Who knows, your friends might even believe you met the A-list celebs after seeing those epic photos!

Hunt down Singapore's vibrant street art 

For an artsy yet unique date, embark on a street art hunt! Uncover vibrant murals splashed across the city together, sharing stories of the past.  

Tiong Bahru

Tucked away in the peaceful alleys near the Tiong Bahru market, you’ll find three stunning murals “Pasar & The Fortune Teller”, “Home” and “Bird Singing Corner” by local artist Yip Yew Chong. These artworks transport you back in time, showcasing the rich history of the neighbourhood. Feeling hungry after your mural hunt? The Tiong Bahru market and food center are right around the corner, offering a delicious selection of local treats.  


Like Tiong Bahru, but with more to offer, you’ll find a collection of eleven murals by Yip Yew Chong in Chinatown. Explore the streets, spot these artistic treasures displaying history, and work off all your Chinatown food baby!

Little India

Immerse yourself in Little India’s vibrant culture by exploring its back alleys and streets. Around 10 colourful murals adorn the wall hand painted by various artists, telling stories of the neighbourhood’s rich multicultural history. To fully explore the culture, don’t miss out on the beautiful temples and the Singapore Indian Heritage Centre!

Get crafty together on a creative date: From Couple Rings, Pottery Class to Wax Hands Workshop

Channel your inner artist on a creative date! It doesn’t matter if you craft a masterpiece or a mess – the joy of creating something together is a memory you’ll both cherish for a lifetime.

Get personalized rings together

Ditch the ordinary date idea and create something special together! Artisan8 Studio offers a unique experience where you and your partner can design your couple rings. Although on the pricier side, these personalized rings become a constant reminder of your love and the special day you made them – priceless memories!

Mold memories and pottery at Cocoart

Who says classic can’t be fun? Take a pottery class at Cocoart and surprise each other with your creations! Get your hands dirty and unleash your inner artist as you mold clay and create beautiful pieces to bring home. It’s a light-hearted twist that’s sure to leave you with lasting memories (and maybe a mug or two!).

Dip your hands in wax at Madame Tussauds Unique Workshop!

Wait...what? That’s right! Dip your hands in warm wax to create a custom-made wax mold of your hands at the wax hand workshop – a one-of-a-kind souvenir. This special experience is available as an add-on to your museum ticket, so don’t miss out if Madame Tussauds is part of your museum hopping date!

Explore unique hidden gem in Sentosa: Sustainable Art 

Looking for things to do in Sentosa Singapore for couples? Hunt for the giant ‘Explorers of Sentosa’. These four eco-friendly sculptures, crafted from recycled wood are located around the lesser-known areas of Palawan Beach. Use the online interactive map for clues and discover how trash can turn into incredible art!

There you have it! Have fun and let your love story unfold amidst the beauty of art in Singapore.