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    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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    This section covers buildings, structures, sites and landscape features in Singapore of architectural, historical or cultural interest.



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  • Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple

    seu teck sean tong temple

    The Toa Payoh Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple had its humble beginnings in a attap hut in Hup Choon Hng Kampong. Its establishment in 1942 is part of the shan tang (charitable and religious institutions prominent in Southern China in the 17th century) network.

  • Pulau Ubin Jetty


    The original jetty was built by the Japanese between 1942 and 1943 during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore to facilitate movement to and from Pulau Ubin.

  • Former Pulau Ubin Community Centre


    The former Pulau Ubin Community Centre started off as a simple zinc and wooden structure built by island residents in 1961. It became the island's community centre five years later in 1966.

  • Ah Ma Drink Stall

    ah ma

    Ah Ma Drink Stall is near a former prawn farm called Xin Li Prawn Pond. Prawn farms were introduced to Pulau Ubin from the late 1950s onwards and sluice gates like the one near the drink stall were built to regulate the water levels of prawn ponds.

  • Chek Jawa Visitor Centre House No 1


    The Chek Jawa Visitor Centre (House No. 1) is Singapore's only remaining authentic Tudor-style house with a fireplace. It is constructed in an architecturally distinctive post and beam fashion with stucco-finished walls and gables framed by timbers treated with black creosote.

  • House of Ahmad Kassim and Ahmad Drink Stall


    Mr Ahmad Kassim is a long-time Pulau Ubin resident. His home is a large wooden house that his father built during World War II.

  • Former Maternity and Child Health Clinic


    The Maternity and Child Health Clinic was established in 1957 on Pulau Ubin. A team of nurses from Changi Point visited the clunic two to three times a week to tend to the needs of expectant and post-partum mothers and their children.

  • Ketam Quarry


    Ketam Quarry, also known as Aik Hwa Quarry, is a disused quarry located in western Pulau Ubin. Ketam Quarry produced up to 160 to 180 tonnes of granite per month at its peak in the 1990s.

  • German Girl Shrine


    The German Girl Shrine honours the memory of a German girl who lived with her family on Pulau Ubin at the outbreak of World War I. As a result of the war, German nationals were subject to internment as hostile enemy aliens by the colonial British government. The girl is said to have died via an accidental fall into a granite quarry while fleeing internment one night in August 1914 by the British authorities.

  • Pekan Quarry


    Pekan Quarry is one of Pulau Ubin's oldest quarries. It only ceased operations in 1970. The well at Pekan Quarry is also the oldest in Pulau Ubin.

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