Heritage

The National Heritage Board (NHB) plays a key role in the development of a vibrant and diverse museum and heritage landscape in Singapore, through the cross-sharing of knowledge and expertise with fellow arts and heritage professionals. We endeavour to grow capabilities in the sector and...

It is the site of Singapore’s first jail. During the Japanese Occupation, Hill Street Police Station was used as a holing area. After the war, it changed to a police station. Between 1949 and 1981, the Arms and Explosives Branch of the Police Department operated there. Photo credit:...

It is the oldest existing fire station in Singapore. It traces firefighting and civil defense developments in Singapore from the late 1800s till now. Photo credit: Chensiyuan...

It is a performing arts center in central Singapore. The oldest part of the building was built in 1862, and the complex was completed in 1909. The two buildings, the town hall and the Victoria Memorial Hall, were joined together by a clock tower built...

The Battlebox is in the heart of Singapore city. It was a former WWII British underground command centre inside Fort Canning Hill. Today, It turns into a museum to uncover the history during the war. Photo credit: battlebox.com.sg  ...

Singapore was not spared the horrors of WWII, and the Changi Chapel and Museum tells the story of those who suffered under Japanese occupation. The museum displays the letters, photographs, drawings, and personal effects that are now testaments to the imprisonment for more than 50,000...

This colonial building is one of the world's last grand 19th century hotels, and was once visited by literary luminaries such as Rudyard Kipling and Joseph Conrad, as well as movie star Charlie Chaplin. Built in 1887, the Raffles Hotel has served as a Singapore...

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