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.



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  • 45, 48, and 49 Stirling Road

    Stirling Road

    Known as Singapore’s oldest Housing Development Board (HDB) blocks, the blocks are in an estate filled with old-world charm that was visited by foreign dignitaries such as Britain’s Prince Philip.

  • Customs Operations Command

    Customs Operation Centre 2

    Built in 1945, this colonial building served as the headquarters of several enforcement branches of the Singapore Customs from the 1960s to 2019.

  • 5 Oxley Rise

    5 Oxley Rise 1

    Currently privately owned, the grand mansion at 5 Oxley Rise has changed hands and reconstructed several times since the 1800s. Unknown to many, numerous notable figures in Singapore’s history were associated with this site.

  • 25 Grange Road

    25 Grange Road 1

    An abandoned Art Deco bungalow lies amidst thick shrubbery on one of Singapore’s most expensive land plots. Beautiful in its desolation, this abandoned estate was the focal point of a 40-year legal tussle.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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