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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  • 4 Harvey Road (Former Tong Nam Tobacco Co.)

    4 Harvey Road

    Incorporating a combination of traditional and modern architectural design, the existing premises of Tong Nam Tobacco Co. bring to mind Singapore’s past as well as its progress towards being a modern city-state.

  • The Majestic

    The Majestic

    The Majestic (previously known as the Majestic Theatre) is a major Chinatown landmark with a long history closely connected to Singaporean pioneer Eu Tong Sen. Its architecture features a mix of Cantonese and Western influences that reflect how both cultures impacted the Straits Chinese of Singapore. The Majestic Theatre (大华戏院) has also lived through much of Singapore’s modern history, and reflects Singapore’s transformation from a small colony to a modern metropolis.

    Architecture, Lifestyle
  • South East Asia Hotel

    South East Asia Hotel

    Conveniently located at the heart of Singapore’s arts and cultural district, the family-run South East Asia Hotel has served travellers for over 60 years.

  • Rex Cinemas

    Rex Cinemas

    Opened in 1946, the Rex Cinemas was once one of Singapore’s most popular entertainment haunts, which attracted large crowds from all walks of life. Though a decline in business forced the Rex to close in 1983, it has served various functions at different points in time, namely a performance house for singers, an ice-skating rink, a church, a disco and a specialty cinema that screened only Hindi and Tamil movies.

    Lifestyle, Community
  • The Scarlet Hotel (Former The Inn of Sixth Happiness)

    The Scarlet Hotel

    Behind an exterior of 14 shophouses built in 1868 and an art deco modern building from 1924 lies the Scarlet Hotel  a luxurious boutique hotel. From rags to riches, this opulent hotel used to be the humble shared living quarters of Chinese immigrant ‘amah’ servants.

  • Gem Museum

    Gem Museum

    The Gem Museum is the first and foremost comprehensive gems and minerals museum in Singapore, open to the public. It was officially launched on 1 June 2015. The gem museum features a wide variety of gemstones and minerals from all corners of the world, educating visitors on the mine to market pipeline with regards to value, quality and authenticity.

    Science-Innovation, Lifestyle, Nature
  • Farrer Park Field

    Farrer Park

    This was the site of the first race course in Singapore. It held weekly horse races and was a popular recreational place among European residents.

    Culture & Community, Lifestyle
  • Former Fullerton Building

    Former Fullerton Building

    The former Fullerton Building is a prominent landmark situated at the mouth of the Singapore River. Most well remembered as the General Post Office (GPO) and having housed several government departments, this building has been a witness to many of Singapore’s milestones.

    Architecture, Lifestyle, National History
  • National Library Singapore

    National Library

    A knowledge icon in the heart of Singapore’s civic, cultural and arts district where our unique history and multi-cultural heritage is captured, preserved and celebrated, National Library Singapore wants to share its rich heritage — past, present and future with visitors.

  • Mint Museum of Toys

    Mint Museum

    Mint Museum of Toys is the world’s first purpose-built museum for toys, showcasing an extensive collection of vintage toys and childhood memorabilia from more than 40 countries, spanning over 170 years. Experience a nostalgic journey through time as you enjoy the world-class display of toys in an award-winning contemporary building, thematically exhibited over four levels.

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