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Museum Of Ice Cream Is SG’s Most IG-Friendly Pink Paradise With Over 12 Exhibits & Activities

Museum of Ice Cream Singapore


Since the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore (MOIC) arrived on our shores, tickets have been selling out fast. And just looking at its exterior, it’s no surprise why. Decked in pink from top to bottom, MOIC Singapore has Instagrammable exhibits that you might want to save some album space for.

Whether you like ice cream or not, the interactive and aesthetic exhibits shouldn’t be missed. From its very own dragon playground to a room full of giant potong ice cream, the Museum of Ice Cream has unlimited picture opportunities and ice cream treats that are free included in the ticket price to enhance the experience.

Check out our guide to MOIC in San Francisco for a future trip idea.


Taking photos inside the Museum Of Ice Cream Singapore


Keep in mind that while you can take photos inside MOIC Singapore, you might want to leave your fancy camera gear–tripods or monopods, lights, the works–at home as they will not be allowed into the museum. However, you can reach out to the museum via their contact form to get permission beforehand if you’re interested in using the venue for a photoshoot.


Accessibility & Amenities


Parents with babies can bring strollers, but just remember there’s no storage space, so you’ll have to keep them with you. However, there are plenty of rooms that have a designated section where you can set aside your belongings as you take your pics.

Moreover, for non-English speakers, there’s a QR code available throughout the museum that translates ice cream-related facts or any other information into up to 9 languages. The museum is also wheelchair-accessible so you can navigate through each exhibition with ease.


Can I transfer my tickets to someone else if I can’t make it?


Those that are unable to make it on the day of visit can easily hand over their tickets to someone else. Just give the staff at the door a heads up and they should let you in without any issues.


What you should know before visiting the Museum Of Ice Cream Singapore


The Museum Of Ice Cream Singapore has interactive exhibits, which means you’re allowed to touch everything you see. Just be respectful of the installations and play according to how it’s supposed to be played with.

The entire experience at MOIC Singapore is designed to take about 60-90 minutes, but you can easily spend 2 hours here. It’s a self-guided tour, so feel free to take your time at each exhibit to capture that perfect shot. That said, you should come at least 10 minutes before your allotted time so you don’t unnecessarily cut short your visit. Latecomers might be denied entry and will not receive a refund for their unused ticket.

Come dress in comfy clothes, as some of the exhibits require you to jump in to interact with them. MOIC Singapore recommends dressing in complementing colours like pastel pink, blue, and yellow, to match the exhibits! When you’re done, there’s unlimited ice cream throughout the tour at various treat stations.

Pets are not permitted within the Museum Of Ice Cream Singapore, but they can visit the courtyard cafe where they sell dog treats.


What can you do at the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore?


Before jumping in, you’ll be treated to a wall of celebrity ice cream names such as Gurmint Singh and Brad Pistachio. Get your journey started by crafting your own ice cream name on the sheets of name tag stickers to give yourself a sweet alter ego.

Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - celebrity wall
Balloons are not included, but don’t be afraid to get one yourself to zhng your photos


1. Museum of Modern Ice Cream


Draw up some sweet treats


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Ice cream room of paintings & creation

To ease yourself into the long list of exhibits, soak in some sweet trivia about these ice-cold treats and draw up your own ice cream creation. Take inspiration from some of the ice cream renditions of famous paintings like Salvador Dali’s The Persistence of Memory.

Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Designing ice cream on a screen

Embellish it with stickers when you’re done and watch it get displayed for everyone to see. Don’t worry about others hogging the machines as well as there is a time limit allocated per person.


2. Playspace


Climb across a pink-themed dragon playground


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Pink dragon playground

For a kick of nostalgia, step into Museum of Ice Cream’s very own “dragon playground” which has been adorably modified to match the pink aesthetic of the Museum of Ice Cream. Be sure to trek through the spine of the playground before sliding down its cute unicorn head.

Museum of ice cream Singapore - cherry and banana swings
Before hopping on the swing you could get a taste of the bandung ice cream with biscuits available at this exhibit

This fully equipped playground also comes with cherry and banana swings for you to use. So, put Miley Cyrus to shame and climb onto the very sturdy cherry swing and have a blast.


3. Banana Split


Trek through the pink and yellow “banana jungle”


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Banana split jungle

As you continue making your way through the museum, make a stop to admire the long archway lined with squishy, red, yellow, and pink bananas arranged like Neapolitan ice cream. Feel free to run your hands through the thousands of bananas for an interesting sensory experience.

That aside, this aesthetically pleasing tunnel makes a great place for some Instagram shots too, of course.


4. Scream’s Diner


Jam out to some classic tunes on the fully functional jukebox


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Ice Cream Diner
MOIC Scream’s Diner comes with a working ice cream machine that dispenses apple pie-flavoured ice cream

If you never made it to Joji’s Diner at Serangoon, take in the retro 90s vibes at Scream’s Diner instead. From its pink interior to its jukebox and ice cream machine, it includes both photo-ops and fun things to do. The bar seats at the side are also equipped with word search activities for restless children and adults alike.

Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - pink ice cream in hand
Let’s not forget the soft-serve ice cream that comes in a pink cone that you can get at this diner, free of charge. 


5. California Dreamin’


Relax with some ice cream at a pink beach


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Beach

What better way to enjoy yourself than to kick back and chill at a relaxing beach? You can even take a peek into the pretty pink beach house to catch a glimpse of a little sandcastle at California Dreamin’.

But other than the pink trees and house, the best part of this beach is probably the scoops of ice cream available at no extra charge. Just approach the friendly guide to get yourself started with one of the 3 flavours available: Belgium chocolate, mango sorbet, or if you’re feeling up for it, pina colada.

The last flavour does have alcohol in it, but don’t worry because as the cheeky staff member said, “it’s five o’clock somewhere”.


6. Melted Infinity


Glowing ice cream maze


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Ice cream maze

The Melted Infinity room wasn’t just pleasing to see, but to smell too. As you walk across this maze of lit-up ice cream cones, you can actually catch a whiff of sweet scents wafting through the room.

The place is also lined with mirrors that make the ice cream scoops seem endless. It’s undeniably a great place for the necessary mirror Boomerang to add to your IG story.


7. Potong


Take a picture with some giant potong ice cream


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Giant potong ice ccream display

For those who have grown up in Singapore, you’ve probably eaten red bean or durian potong ice cream at some point in your life. Well, the best part of this room isn’t the giant potong ice cream lying across the floor, but the actually edible and super tasty pulut hitam ice cream that you can get from the staff.


8. Inflatable


Unleash your inner kid at a bouncy castle


My favourite place was probably the all-pink bouncy castle at the Inflatable room that satisfied my Gen Z need for aesthetic shots and my inner child’s need for some ridiculous fun.

After consuming all those sweet treats, there’s no better place to sweat it out in case you came here to get some cute pictures, not calories.


9. MOIC Singapore Sprinkle Pool


The world’s largest sprinkle pool


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - largest Sprinke Pool in the world

Most of us have sunk ourselves in a ball pit and disappeared into its depths before, but not many of us can really say we’ve jumped into the world’s largest sprinkle pool.

Complete with a diving board and pool steps, the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore’s sprinkle pool promises you the workout of a lifetime as you attempt to make some Olympic-worthy dives. But if you’re well into adulthood and wondering what you’re doing in life, you can still take a leap of faith and maybe get on the radar of Singapore’s very own Jonathan Chan, teehee.


What can I eat at the Museum Of Ice Cream?


Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - dog licking ice cream
Image credit: Museum of Ice Cream 

Unlimited ice cream is great, but it’s going to feel jelak after a while. Fret not, you can make a pit stop at the outdoor Dessert Bar for refreshing cocktails and light bites.

There’s a variety of pizzas available here, with flavours that include a standard Margherita ($21), and Bianca ($21), which is a white-based pizza with Italian Fiordilae and parmigiano reggiano cheeses. There are indulgent flavours too like the Tartufata ($28), which has mushrooms, truffle, and thyme, and the Salsiccia e Friarielli ($30) that has sausage, turnip tops, and provolone.

If you still have space for dessert, there’s the freshly baked waffles ($12) or brownie ($14) – both come with a scoop of ice cream. You can also get the Sprinkle Pool Sundae ($20) which has ice cream topped with chocolate, strawberry, and caramel sauces, whipped cream, and sprinkles. It’s served in a souvenir bowl you can take home.

Kids can wash everything down with a soft drink ($3) or juice ($5). As for the adults, there’s coffee (from $3) and even alcohol. Get a shot of rum, gin, vodka, or whiskey (from $8), or kick back with a can of beer ($6). If you’re here on a date, there’s also red and white wine, and rosé at $12 a glass or $50 a bottle.

BTW, the Dessert Bar is pet-friendly, so bring your furbabies for a day out in Dempsey.

Museum of ice cream Singapore - tee shirt
The Mercone is an icon designed especially for Singapore’s MOIC branch.
Image credit: Museum of Ice Cream

Before you leave, pick up a little souvenir at the retail shop where everything is a pretty pastel pink. From cute pink caps to activewear, the shop has something for anyone looking for some much-needed retail therapy.


Is it worth visiting the Museum Of Ice Cream Singapore?


The short answer is yes. It makes for a great date idea for couples and friends, if you’re looking to do something different other than hitting movie theatres or cafe hopping at new cafes and restaurants in Singapore. And the fun isn’t just limited to adults; kids will surely have fun jumping into the sprinkle pool and having their fair share of ice cream.

As the installations don’t change, it’s not a place you can make frequent visits though. But, you can make repeat trips here for their occasional events like the Edible Slime Workshop, happening every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday from now till 23rd June 2024.


Does Museum Of Ice Cream Singapore have vegan, nut-free, or halal options? 


At the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore, you can find ice cream options that cater to vegan diets. While the ice cream isn’t Halal-certified, most flavors don’t have alcohol or pork in them. Nut-containing flavours are also clearly marked, but even so, other flavours may not necessarily be fully nut-free as they can potentially have hints of nuts in them due to handling.


How to get to the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore?


The museum is located at Dempsey Hill, so the nearest MRT is Napier station along the Thomson-East Coast Line. From Exit 2, you can take buses 7, 77, 105, and 174, and alight at ‘Aft Min Of Foreign Affairs’ Bus Stop. It’s a 10-minute walk thereafter.

If you’re driving, there’s limited car park lots at the Museum Of Ice Cream itself, but Dempsey Hill has ample parking everywhere. Just be sure not to park at lots designated for other restaurants and tenants in the area.


How much are tickets for the Museum Of Ice Cream Singapore?


Museum of ice cream Singapore - Health wallMake your mark in this room with magnetic walls covered in letters for you to play around with. These magnetic letters are also available for purchase at the retail store.

Museum of Ice Cream Singapore has way more to offer with 6 additional rooms for you to explore. From a classic American diner, complete with a jukebox and ice cream machine, to a secret room, there’s lots more to see – and eat – that you wouldn’t want to miss out on.

Museum of ice cream Singapore - Ice cream van cut out
Try your hand at some crafts by making a cute ice cream van

If you’re a sweet tooth or just a sucker for a good Instagram picture, the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore isn’t one to miss out on. How many of us can say that we’re lucky enough to explore the coveted MOIC without leaving our home country?

Museum of Ice Cream Singapore - Entrance outside

General admission costs $35/pax on weekdays and $42/pax on weekends, eve of public holidays, public holidays, and school holidays. If you want to sweeten up your experience, purchase a Premium Ticket (from $45/pax) – which will get you unlimited ice cream at 5 ice cream stations – along with additional flavours and a complimentary beverage at Scream’s Diner.

So, grab all the friends you know, make your way down to the Dempsey Hill area, and enjoy a fun-filled day dripping with ice cream. 

Admission Fee
From $31/pax
Google Reviews
4.5
(4,738)
Address
100 Loewen Rd, Singapore 248837
Opening Hours:
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Show More Timings
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Photography by Huy Pham. First published on 18th August 2021. Last updated by Raewyn Koh & Mae-Z Fam on 15th June 2024.