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  • The Private Museum

    Private Museum

    THE PRIVATE MUSEUM is a registered charity and a registered Institution of a Public Character (IPC) founded by Singaporean philanthropist and real estate developer, Daniel Teo.

    Category
    Art
  • Carved Building

    Carved Building

    As you walk along Balestier, one building stands out for its distinctive décor. Known to the locals as the Sim Kwong Ho shop house, this building was one of the several shop houses owned by Madam Sim Cheng Neo, a wealthy developer.

    Category
    Community
  • Pedas Pedas

    Pedas Pedas

    In this commission by the National Museum, the artist represents a common local ingredient: chili. This chili stands at almost four-metres tall!

    Category
    Art
  • The River Merchants

    The River Merchants

    The sculpture depicts the daily routines of merchants and labourers conducting business around the Singapore River in the 19th Century.

    Category
    Art
  • From Chettiars to Financiers

    From Chettiars to Financiers

    This sculpture represents the various financial institutions around the Singapore River

    Category
    Art
  • Church of the True Light

    Church of the True Light

    The Anglican Church of the True Light originally served mainly Chinese trishaw riders.

    Category
    Culture & Community, Architecture, Community & Religious, Community, Educational, Sites & Structures, National History
  • Wesley Methodist Church

    Wesley Methodist Church

    The Wesley Methodist Church is the first Methodist Church established in Singapore by Reverend William Oldham, Reverend Dr and Mrs James Thoburn and Miss Julia Battle in 1885.

    Category
    Community
  • Berlayer Beacon

    Berlayer Beacon

    Located on an outcrop at the southernmost end of Labrador Park, the iconic seven-metre tall structure at Tanjong Berlayer served as a navigational beacon for boats and ships approaching Keppel Harbour in the mid 20th century.

    Category
    Sites & Structures
  • Cairnhill Arts Centre

    ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts Centre

    The three-storey high building incorporated elements of Chinese architectural such as the upturned eaves and the use of geometrical motifs on beams and wall surfaces. The building was designed by Swan & Maclaren, a prominent architectural firm in Singapore.

    Category
    Educational, Community
  • Masjid Tentera Diraja

    Masjid Tentera Diraja

    Masjid Tentera Diraja or Tentera Diraja Mosque traces its roots to the Muslims serving in the British Army before Singapore’s independence. This is also evident in the use of "Tentera Diraja" meaning the King's Army in Malay.

    Category
    Community
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