Once Upon a Time on the Orient Express

Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express offers visitors a chance to embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express, reliving the experience of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago.

Spanning over 2000sqm, the pop-up attraction will feature two original train carriages, classified as National Treasures of France and a 158-year-old locomotive shipped from France to Singapore, along with 300 precious items such as uniforms, shields, a pullman car, affiches, Louis Vuitton original luggage, priceless porcelain, and more.

The attraction will also feature an exclusive Orient Express shop, Orient Express road cafe, Orient Express restaurant and lounge and escape room experience*.

*Reservations must be made separately.

Event Details

  • Sat, 12 Dec 2020 - Sun, 13 Jun 2021

  • Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday: 10.00am – 9.00pm
    Wednesday and Thursday: 10.00am - 7.00pm
    Saturday: 10.00am – 10.00pm

    Operating hours are extended on selected days:
    Chinese New Year: 10am - 10pm

  • West Lawn (Next to Bayfront Plaza)

  • From $25 per pax
    Admission is free for entrants aged 2 years old and under.

  • Average time spent within the exhibition is 45 to 60 minutes.

  • For exhibition related enquiries, please email: enquiries@visionairsinart.com

    For reservation related enquiries, please email: reservation@visionairsinart.com

About the exhibition

  • The Pop-Up Attraction “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will open for visitors to witness what then, only a few explorers and diplomats had experienced over 100 years ago!

    Embark on a fascinating journey through the centuries of history and retrace the legacy of the Orient Express. Discover events that transformed the world and shaped the map, and take this unique opportunity to explore the tracks and landscapes that generations before had once travelled on. Take a pitstop at the Orient Express road cafe to stop for a breather, and journey through the coffee blends that were discovered and made famous during the many stops on the Orient Express route.

    In keeping with the theme of intrigue and mystery, embark on an adventure with the Escape Room Experience, and immerse yourselves in the mind of Hercule Poirot in an attempt to solve a detective's case! With a bespoke menu created with luxury, history and fusion in mind, complete your experience and dine in the replica restaurant car for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

    The Pop-Up Attraction “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will open this December 2020 at the West Lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Visitors can relive the emotions of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago. Embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express.

    “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will present some of the most extraordinary objects and documents to showcase centuries old history that retraces the legacy of the train, allowing visitors to discover events that transformed the world, and shaped the map. It is a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the tracks and landscapes that generations before had once travelled on, and witness what then, only a few explorers and diplomats had.
    The Pop-Up Attraction “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will open this December 2020 at the West Lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Visitors can relive the emotions of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago. Embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express.

    “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will present some of the most extraordinary objects and documents to showcase centuries old history that retraces the legacy of the train, allowing visitors to discover events that transformed the world, and shaped the map. It is a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the tracks and landscapes that generations before had once travelled on, and witness what then, only a few explorers and diplomats had.
    The Pop-Up Attraction “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will open this December 2020 at the West Lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Visitors can relive the emotions of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago. Embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express.

    “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will present some of the most extraordinary objects and documents to showcase centuries old history that retraces the legacy of the train, allowing visitors to discover events that transformed the world, and shaped the map. It is a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the tracks and landscapes that generations before had once travelled on, and witness what then, only a few explorers and diplomats had.
    The Pop-Up Attraction “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will open this December 2020 at the West Lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Visitors can relive the emotions of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago. Embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express.

    “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will present some of the most extraordinary objects and documents to showcase centuries old history that retraces the legacy of the train, allowing visitors to discover events that transformed the world, and shaped the map. It is a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the tracks and landscapes that generations before had once travelled on, and witness what then, only a few explorers and diplomats had.
    The Pop-Up Attraction “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will open this December 2020 at the West Lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Visitors can relive the emotions of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago. Embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express.

    “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will present some of the most extraordinary objects and documents to showcase centuries old history that retraces the legacy of the train, allowing visitors to discover events that transformed the world, and shaped the map. It is a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the tracks and landscapes that generations before had once travelled on, and witness what then, only a few explorers and diplomats had.
    The Pop-Up Attraction “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will open this December 2020 at the West Lawn of Gardens by the Bay. Visitors can relive the emotions of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago. Embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express.

    “Once Upon A Time on The Orient Express” will present some of the most extraordinary objects and documents to showcase centuries old history that retraces the legacy of the train, allowing visitors to discover events that transformed the world, and shaped the map. It is a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the tracks and landscapes that generations before had once travelled on, and witness what then, only a few explorers and diplomats had.

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