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 - Historic Site Markers

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  • Trinity Theological College

    Trinity Theological College

    Trinity Theological College was born out of the camaraderie and spirit of Christianity experienced by the heads of the Anglican, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches when they were interned at Changi Prison during the Japanese Occupation. Founded on 4th October in 1948, it was the first theological college set up to nurture leadership for the churches in Singapore and Malaya. The Lutheran Church also became a part of this union in 1963.

    Culture & Community, National History
  • United Chinese Library

    United Chinese Library

    The United Chinese Library was inaugurated at Armenian Street on 8 August 1910 by Dr. Sun Yat Sen. Initially set up to promote general knowledge and culture, it also disseminated revolutionary ideas and generated support for the Chinese Revolution against the Manchu rulers.

    Culture & Community, National History
  • United Engineers Limited

    United Engineers Limited

    Founded in 1912, United Engineers has been instrumental in designing and constructing many of the physical Structures in Singapore such as Supreme Court and Sentosa Monorail. The head office was demolished in 1991.

    National History
  • United Overseas Bank

    United Overseas Bank

    First known as the United Chinese Bank. It was founded on 6 August 1935 and opened for business on 1 october 1935 in Bonham Building. In 1965, it became the United Overseas Bank and on 19 October 1974, the 30-storeyed UOB Building was officially opened.

    National History
  • Upper Barracks

    Upper Barracks

    National History
  • Upper Seletar Reservoir

    Upper Seletar Reservoir

    Singapore’s third impounding Reservoir was built to meet the surge in water demand after WWI and was completed in 1940. Princess Alexandra officially opened it on 10 August 1969 when she presented Queen Elizabeth II during the 150th anniversary celebrations.

    Nature, National History
  • Victoria Memorial Hall

    Victoria Memorial Hall

    Designed by colonial engineer, John Bennett, the theatre portion of the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall was built as a Town Hall in 1862 which housed the Municipal Offices

    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Withdrawal to Singapore

    Withdrawal to Singapore

    During the Second World War, the last Allied military troop in Malaya withdrew to Singapore through the Causeway on 31 January 1942, after losing Malaya to the Japanese.

    War, National History
  • Yeung Ching School

    Yeung Ching School

    Yeung Ching School began in 1905 as a private school for Cantonese children. Apart from conducting classes in the day, it offered night classes to children who were poor or overaged.

    Culture & Community, National History
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