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  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.
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    This section covers buildings, structures, sites and landscape features in Singapore of architectural, historical or cultural interest.

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  • Republic of Singapore Navy Museum

    Republic-of-Singapore-Navy-Museum

    Take a trip down memory lane and find out more about what makes the Republic of Singapore Navy a modern and integrated maritime fighting force-the naval platforms it possesses and arsenal that they pack.

    Category
    Defence
  • Reflections at Bukit Chandu

    Reflections at Bukit Chandu

    Set amidst the lush greenery of Bukit Chandu (Opium Hill), Reflections is a World War II centre developed and managed by the National Archives of Singapore. Past meets present here as visitors unfold Singapore’s place in World War II history.

    Category
    Defence, War
  • Singapore Discovery Centre

    Singapore Discovery Centre

    Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) is Singapore’s state-of-the-art ‘edutainment’ attraction. It features five main galleries equipped with informative demonstrations and brilliant digital-animation communicating the key milestone events that shaped Singapore. Discover our values, places and people – from post-independence to the present day.

    Category
    Defence
  • The Changi Museum

    The Changi Museum

    The Changi Museum is dedicated to the Prisoners-Of-War (POWs) and civilian internees who were incarcerated in Singapore during World War II. The museum honours the memory of many who faced adversity with spirit and commitment. It inspires visitors with stories of courage and sacrifice.

    Category
    Defence, War
  • Peoples’ Defence Force Headquarters

    Peoples’ Defence Force Headquarters

    In the early days of the SAF and Singapore’s independence, the Singapore Infantry Regiment and the PDF shouldered the duties of national defence. The Beach Road Army Camp played a significant role in the transformation.

    Category
    Defence, National History
  • Singapore Armed Forces Warrant Officers and Specialists Club

    Singapore Armed Forces Warrant Officers and Specialists Club

    The British Government built the clubhouse in 1951 for British non-commissioned officers. It was handed over to Singapore Government when the British pulled out in 1969.The SAF WOSE club was formed in 1974 and was formerly known as the SAF NCO Club until it was renamed in 1994.

    Category
    National History, Defence
  • Former Admiralty House

    Former Admiralty House

    The Former Admiralty House used to accommodate key military commanders based in Singapore. It bears testimony to the former Singapore Naval Base located in the vicinity and also embodies Singapore’s military history.

    Category
    Architecture, National History, Defence
  • Pulau Sejahat

    Pulau Sejahat

    Pulau Sejahat, located off the north-eastern coast of Singapore, was designated as a British defence outpost. Its role was to protect the Johor Straits and the naval base at Sembawang. The military encampment on the island — including gun emplacements, water tanks and observation towers —was constructed during the late 1930s as part of British preparation for a war in Singapore. The island was returned to the Singapore Government in 1972, after the British military’s withdrawal from Singapore.

    Category
    National History, Defence, War
  • Former Hill Street Police Station

    Former Hill Street Police Station

    Nicknamed the ‘Police Skyscraper’ in the past, the Former Hill Street Police Station is prominently located at the junction of Hill Street and River Valley Road. The building served as a police station and also housed accommodation for officers and their families. A monument to the police force in Singapore, the edifice was once the largest of its kind in Malaya.

    Category
    Architecture, Defence, National History
  • Central Fire Station

    Central Fire Station

    The Central Fire Station is the oldest surviving fire station in Singapore and is a living monument to the local firefighting force.

    Category
    Architecture, National History, Defence
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