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The Mind Café @ SDC

Free Boardgame Play​

Ditch your handphones and forge real connections with some board games and card games. We have multiple game titles that bring fun and laughter to people of all ages.

With effect from 8 May 2021, The Mind Café @ SDC will not be available during this period to be in line with prevailing safe management measures.

Free Boardgame Play

Enjoy free boardgame play from Saturday, 6 March 2021 onwards. Promotion is applicable for SDC members and paying guests.

Operating hours

Monday to Thursday Friday to Sunday
1.00pm to 7.00pm
1.00pm to 9.30pm

Terms and Conditions

1. Members must present membership e-Card and Paying Guests are required to present a same-day receipt to enjoy the Free Board Game Play.

2. Singapore Discovery Centre / Wild Thyme Cafe / The Mind Café reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions without prior notice.

FAQ for The Mind Café

The Mind Café is a board gaming cafe established since 2005. We specialize in board games, card games and toys. We have multiple game titles that bring fun and laughter to people of all ages. We believe that bonding through board gaming is the most effective, be it between families or friends.

The Mind Café @ SDC provides a free board game play experience to SDC Members and paying guests.


There are over 100+ different game titles available for play at the cafe. Game genres include Toys, Strategic, Collaborative, Competitive, Deceptive, Reactive, Educational, Word, Problem solving and more.

Each group is entitled to a maximum of 2 hours per session.


There will be no game facilitators; participants can refer to the game instructions or visit The Mind Café website for more information on how to play the game. 


Return your game to shop@SDC and our retail staff will do a quick check of the inventory.


Please inform our retail staff at shop@SDC upon returning the game. A replacement fee will be charged.


Please contact our Sales & Marketing Department at 6792 6188 or email


Only food from The Wild Thyme Cafe will be allowed.


The Mind Café is located within the Cafe at Singapore Discovery Centre.

The free board game is exclusively for SDC members and all paying guests. Paying guests are required to present a same-day receipt for verification.

There is no limit to the number of games you can play within your gaming hours! You may pick and swap games at any point of time within the allocated time.

Maximum number of 8 pax will be allowed per group according to phase 3 regulations. Please appoint only 1 pax to collect the game.


Decide on a game at The Mind Café @ Wild Thyme Cafe and approach our retail staffs @ shop@SDC. Members will need to show their e-card; paying guests will need to show a same-day receipt.


You may approach our friendly retail staffs @ shop@SDC counter.


We do not accept bookings/reservations at the moment. All guests have to walk-in.


You may head to Singapore Discovery Centre’s shop@SDC to purchase them.