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  1. National Monuments are buildings, structures and sites that possess national significance 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.
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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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  • 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.

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    Science-Innovation, Lifestyle, Nature
  • 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.

    Category
    Nature, National History
  • MacRitchie Reservoir

    MacRitchie Reservoir

    Completed in the 1860s, this reservoir was part of the first public water supply system implemented in Singapore. Its construction was assisted by the financial contribution of Tan Kim Seng, a straits Chinese merchant.

    Category
    Nature, National History
  • Lower Peirce Reservoir

    Lower Peirce Reservoir

    This is Singapore’s second impounding reservoir. Originally known as the Kallang River Reservoir, it was renamed Peirce Reservoir in 1922 and again renamed Lower Peirce Reservoir in 1975.

    Category
    Nature, National History
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