Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, Singapore

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The museum expands on the connections between Dr Sun Yat Sen, who headed the 1911 Chinese Revolution, and Singapore with artefacts, artworks and multimedia exhibits. The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall is dedicated to Dr Sun Yat Sen, who headed the 1911 Chinese Revolution that eventually led to the downfall of the Qing Dynasty. Not many know that Singapore served as a hub for his revolutionary activities in Southeast Asia. The two-storey colonial-style villa that currently houses the museum was once the regional headquarters of the Chinese Revolutionary Alliance. The museum expands on the connections between Dr Sun and Singapore in five galleries with artefacts, artworks and multimedia exhibits.
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  • Visited the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (Wan Qing Yuan) which was quite an eye-opener into the history of China’s revolution led by Dr Sun Yat Sen from his base in Singapore. It is free... 
    Visited the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (Wan Qing Yuan) which was quite an eye-opener into the history of China’s revolution led by Dr Sun Yat Sen from his base in Singapore. It is free...  more »
  • We came here for visit, entrance free, since we staycation at Ramada hotel during the Depavali PH 2021. I am not a person who is interested in museum but I must say they have a special exhibition... 
    We came here for visit, entrance free, since we staycation at Ramada hotel during the Depavali PH 2021. I am not a person who is interested in museum but I must say they have a special exhibition...  more »
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  • Learnt quite a bit of history in there, particularly how amongst the overseas Chinese there was a strong sense of nationalism and identification with the motherland. Today are such sentiments still as strong with first generation migrants? If so, how much of that identity is transmitted to the next generation? Having been there, I think this monument is an important marker of our evolving identity.
  • Heritage architecture and air-con...what more could you ask for? This boutique museum is just gorgeous and gives you a fascinating insight into Singapore's history around the turn of the century with a focus on Dr. Sun Yat Sen. Located nearby to a small modern shopping center and many nice restaurants for lunch including Pistachio Middle Eastern & Mediterranean Grill.

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