Three national monuments that lie within the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) compound bear testament to this country’s medical history – the College of Medicine Building, Tan Teck Guan Building and Bowyer Block. Be inspired by the generosity of members of the Chinese community such as Tan Jiak Kim, as well as passionate doctors such as Lim Boon Keng, who dedicated their lives to laying the foundation of Singapore’s medical education and healthcare system. At the same time, learn more about SGH’s role during the Japanese Occupation.
Monumental Walking Tours are thematic tours specially created and led by volunteer guides, who are passionate heritage enthusiasts keen to share about the beautiful architectural features of Singapore’s National Monuments and the history surrounding these treasured buildings. As these guides reveal hidden gems of Singapore’s past on location, history will truly come alive.
– College of Medicine Building
– Bowyer Block
– Tan Teck Guan Building
Admission fees: $5 (adults) or $3 (senior citizens / students)
When: 20 Feb 2016, 10am - 11.30am
Venue/Organizer: National Heritage Board (NHB)