The Red Dot Design Museum exhibits a large and most unusual collection of contemporary design. Over 1,200 square meters of floorspace provide a showcase for over 250 products and conceptual design from across the globe, all of them, winners of the prestigious red dot design awards, a quality seal for design excellence. This venue is also a great place to hold company functions/events.
The museum sponsors MAAD, the Market of Artists And Designers. One Friday night of each month, designers and artists transform the museum into a bustling weekend market of original creative works in the field of fashion, art, craft and design. www.maad.sg
Do check their website for "closed days" for days the museum is closed for private events.
Tours: No tours here.
History: Red Dot Design award was set up in 1955 in Germany to give recognition for quality designs. A museum was set up only in Germany to showcase award-winning products.
The red dot award is one of the largest and most prestigious design prizes in the world. The second Red Dot Design Museum was established in Singapore in November 2005.
The conservation building, in which Red Dot Museum is housed, was built in 1928 as a police barrack. The building was designed by a Public Works Department (PWD) Architect named F. Dorringtion Ward.
Address: Ground Floor, 28 Maxwell Road, Red Dot Traffic Building, Singapore 069120.
Take the MRT to Tanjon Pagar Station. Look out for directional signs at the station for "Red Dot Traffic" building where the museum is located. Take "Exit B" for a casual five minutes walk to the museum.
Bus Stop No. 03223 (Intl Plaza): 57, 131, 167, 186, 400, 402, 533, 534, 535, 536, 542, 543, 548, 549, 550, 555, 560, 561, 563, 564, 565, 569, 700, 761, 970 & 971E.
Information is correct as at 26 July 2015. Please visit the destination website for latest updates.