1. National Monuments are structures and buildings that possess national, historical, social and architectural merit, and are protected by the Preservation of Monuments Act.
    The Museum Roundtable (MR) comprises a collective of over 50 public and private museums, heritage galleries and unique attractions in Singapore.
    Marked Historic Sites are historically significant places associated with important events, communities or personalities.
    This section covers buildings, structures, sites and landscape features in Singapore of architectural, historical or cultural interest.


Places - Buildings and Sites

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  • Swiss Club


    Established in 1871, the Swiss Club is one of Singapore’s oldest and most historic clubs, where it once had a 300-metre shooting range targeting the peak of Bukit Tinggi. It currently houses the Swiss, German, Dutch and Korean schools within its 174,000sqm compound.

  • Blair Plain Conservation Area


    Strategically located near the Keppel Harbour and the Tanjong Pagar railway station, those who had set up residence at Blair Road in the early 1900s were well-off traders. The Blair Plain Conservation Area has a rich array of architectural styles, with an eclectic mixture of Chinese, Malay, and European influences.

  • Fort Canning Centre


    Originally constructed in 1926 as a British army barracks, Fort Canning Centre has since undergone major transformation; British and local soldiers, squash players, dancers and actors once utilised the building.

  • 36 Club Street


    Built in 1929, the “Thoroughfare Building” also known as Tong Sum Lao (通心楼) in Cantonese was given such a name by pedestrians who used this as an access between Club Street and Mohamed Ali Lane.

  • 202 Telok Ayer Street


    This site housed the Singapore Chinese Physicians Association and the Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution, which influenced the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Singapore. It also served a communal purpose by providing free clinic services to patients from all ethnic communities.

  • Eden Hall


    Few have had the privilege of entering the grounds of Eden Hall–an elusive turn-of-the-century mansion hidden within the lush foliage of Nassim Road. Originally constructed by a Jewish magnate, the house is now the official residence of the British High Commissioner in Singapore.

  • Yue Hwa (Nam Tin) Building


    Standing six stories high, the Yue Hwa Chinese Products Building was once the tallest building in Chinatown back in 1927. It was famously leased to the Great Southern Hotel–a prestigious hotel for Chinese travellers–as well as the well-known Southern Cabaret nightclub.

  • Fort Canning Service Reservoir


    It is difficult to imagine the formidable structure of the Fort Canning Service Reservoir, buried beneath the grassy plateau of Fort Canning Hill. Able to hold up to 30 million gallons of water, this underground storage tank was once one of the largest covered reservoirs in the world.

  • 95 Tampines Road


    Standing at 95 Tampines Road, the former Tampines Land Station (1930s–1980s) was where custom officers once lived and worked. On a day to day basis, they administered farm policy, raided and confiscated contraband goods, and imposed taxes.

  • The Helping Hand


    Once the humble birthplace of Sin Min Public School, this three-storey building along Upper Serangoon Road is now known as The Helping Hand – a halfway house for ex-convicts.

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