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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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