True Lies: Secrets of the Gallery

Sat Jul 02 2022 at 10:00 am to 07:00 pm

National Gallery Singapore | Singapore

Lockdown Singapore
Publisher/HostLockdown Singapore
True Lies: Secrets of the Gallery
The very first large-scale Escape Game held in National Gallery Singapore is back.
About this Event
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On 1 April 1937, a time capsule was buried under the foundation stone of the then-Supreme Court to mark the 70th anniversary of the Straits Settlement. Shortly after the building was completed, a worker was arrested for stealing some items from the time capsule. Nobody knew where the items had disappeared to, until construction work to convert the building into a wing of National Gallery Singapore uncovered a cryptic note. Could this note be the key to finding the stolen items?



Group ticket pricing at $160 per team, maximum up to 5 pax in a team. Admission to the National Gallery is free for Singaporeans and PR. If you are a foreigner, please note that there will be an additional $20 for the admission ticket.

If you have more than 5 pax, you may wish to purchase 2 team tickets.

Game Flow:

Each game will last approximately 1 hour. Part of the game will require entry into restricted areas.

As this game will require climbing of steep and narrow steps, please note that this game is not suitable for children below 13 years old and patrons requiring special access. Players who do not meet these requirements will not be permitted to participate in the game.





What is this event about?

This is a family-friendly (age limit of 13 years and above), team-based game made up of 5 members, so this is a perfect opportunity to have fun with your friends or make new ones. Interaction and cooperation are keys to solving the puzzles. The puzzles train you to think out of the box and are suitable for young and old alike!

When should I arrive?

Please come 10 minutes before your game session for registration and team arrangement. Please make your way to the National Gallery Singapore's Supreme Court Foyer on Level 1. To help protect the Gallery's artworks and facilitate a safe playing experience, please store bulky items and large bags in the lockers provided at B1 prior to the game. We reserve the right not to admit late comers to avoid inconvenience to other players. 

How long does each game lasts?

Each game duration is approximately 1 hour.

What if it rains?

This is a rain or shine event and there will be no refunds for wet weather. Please remember to bring your own umbrella!

How many people will there be in a team?

Your team ticket allows up to maximum 5 players, but that you can play this game with less than 5 people in a team. Just purchase the ticket even if you have two people. :)

What are the Safe Distancing Measures?

Everyone is to wear masks at all times. Your group should maintain a 1m safe distance from other people and follow the Safe Distancing Measures applicable. Everyone must provide their name and contact number as part of contact tracing, and are required to install and use TraceTogether. Your team will be on your own and if you need help, you can contact our whatsapp helpline and clues/solutions will be provided.

I still do not understand?

For further enquiries, please email us at [email protected]


  • Please come 10 minutes before the Session Times stated above for registration and team arrangement.
  • We reserve the right not to admit late comers to avoid inconvenience to other players.
  • Each game duration is approximately 1 hour.
  • The game is conducted in English.
  • The team size is 5 players, but that is subject to change depending on total participants at each game.
  • All sales are final. Please be aware that our game is a live event, so once the booking is confirmed, refunds, cancellations or reschedules are not accepted, even if your team is affected by COVID19.
  • This event is a rain or shine event and there maybe outdoor components. No refunds will be issued due to the weather.
  • Terms and Conditions are subject to changes without prior notice.
  • By purchasing the tickets, you are deemed to have agreed to the terms stated herein.

Who are the organisers?

True Lies: Secrets of the Gallery is developed by Lockdown Escape in partnership with the National Gallery Singapore, presented as part of the Light to Night festival in 2020.

National Gallery Singapore is a leading visual arts institution which oversees the world’s largest public collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian modern art. Situated at the birthplace of modern Singapore, in the heart of the Civic District, the Gallery is housed in two national monuments - City Hall and former Supreme Court - that have been beautifully restored and transformed into this exciting 64,000 square metres venue. Reflecting Singapore’s unique heritage and geographical location, the Gallery aims to be a progressive museum that creates dialogues between the art of Singapore, Southeast Asia and the world to foster and inspire a creative and inclusive society.

Lockdown Escape is the leading Singapore company specialising in real life escape games, in which players are trapped in the game and must exploit his or her surroundings in order to escape, emphasising greatly on observation and lateral thinking skills in order to solve the challenges and puzzles. ThinkOut Events is an event specialist company that designs offsite and large scale events which promotes team building and lateral thinking skills. Together with Lockdown Escape, over 300 MNCs have enjoyed a unique team building events.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

National Gallery Singapore, 1 Saint Andrew's Road, Singapore, Singapore


SGD 160.00

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