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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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  • The Founding of Boys' Brigade in Singapore

    The Founding of Boys' Brigade in Singapore

    Singapore’s 1st company of the Boy’s Bridgade was formed on 12 January 1930 at Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church by James Milner Fraser.

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    Culture & Community, National History
  • United Chinese Library

    United Chinese Library

    The United Chinese Library was inaugurated at Armenian Street on 8 August 1910 by Dr. Sun Yat Sen. Initially set up to promote general knowledge and culture, it also disseminated revolutionary ideas and generated support for the Chinese Revolution against the Manchu rulers.

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    Culture & Community, National History
  • Singapore Polytechnic

    Singapore Polytechnic

    The first institution to provide technical education in Southeast Asia, Singapore Polytechnic was once situated on this site. Established as an autonomous body on 27 October 1954, the polytechnic was set to train manpower needed for Singapore’s industries.

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    Culture & Community, National History
  • Phoenix Park

    Phoenix Park

    Category
    Defence, National History
  • Havelock Road Camp / River Valley Road Camp

    Havelock Road Camp / River Valley Road Camp

    The Havelock Road Camp was a civilian camp during the Japanese occupation. It acted as a despatch camp, from which the civilians interned at the camp were sent to work all over the island.

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    War, National History
  • Sime Road Camp

    Sime Road Camp

    This was the site of the Army and Air Force Operational Headquarters during WWII. Commanding Officer Lt-Gen. Percival conducted the Malayan Campaign and the Battle for Singapore from here.

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    War, National History
  • Beach Road Police Station

    Beach Road Police Station

    In the early 1900s, Singapore grew rapidly and the crime rate rose with the city's expansion. Harold Fariburn - the Inspector - General of Police from 1925 to 1935 - realised that the Police needed a programme of modernisation and expansion. As a result, police stations like the Beach Road Police Station were built around 1930s.

    Category
    Defence, National History
  • National Museum of Singapore

    National Museum

    With its wide façade and large dome, the National Museum of Singapore has been a prominent landmark on Stamford Road for over a century. It is Singapore’s oldest existing museum, devoted to the general history of Singapore. The grand edifice is a testament to Singapore’s role as a centre of academic research in the region since the nineteenth century.

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    Architecture, National History
  • Former Supreme Court

    Former Supreme Court

    Amidst the colonial buildings and skyscrapers of the Civic District rises the copper-green dome of the Former Supreme Court. Once housing the highest court in Singapore, the Former Supreme Court is situated next to the Former City Hall in front of the Padang. It is also the last grand Neoclassical building constructed during Singapore’s colonial era.

    Category
    Architecture, National History
  • Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall

    Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall

    In the heart of Singapore’s historic Civic District stand the magnificent Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall with the iconic clock tower. As two of Singapore’s oldest existing purpose-built performance venues, the twin buildings are often remembered as favourite locations for theatrical productions and concerts.

    Category
    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
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