Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, previously known as Sun Yat Sen Villa, is a two-storey, colonial style home that currently serves as a museum in honor of Sun Yat Sen, the Republic of China’s founding father.
In the quiet corners of Baliester lies the villa where famous leader Sun Yat Sen planned three of the ten uprisings that gave birth to the modern Republic of China. The villa’s stately facade made of sophisticated architecture, and the statues and murals found in its gardens now stand as a strong testimony of the contribution of Singapore’s local Chinese pioneers to the 1911 Revolution. Different exhibits such as interactive multimedia pieces, a a depiction in hologram of Sun Yat Sen’s life, and activity booklets help visitors learn more about the historically significant villa in Singapore.
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall is located at 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore.
Opening Days and Hours
The memorial hall is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Singaporeans and permanent residents are free of charge. A USD 6 fee is charged to adult tourists, and USD 4 for PWDs, senior citizens, children, and students.
How to Get There
- From the city center, choose from Bus Nos. 21, 130, 139, 145, 186 and alight at the Zhong Shan Park bus stop.
- You can also take the MRT to either NS19 or NS20 Station. From the station, walk 15-20 minutes to Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall.
- Solo Travelers/ Backpackers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
Touring the entire memorial hall would take an hour.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit the memorial hall would be at 10:00 in the morning so you can finish just before lunch time.
- Zhongshang Park
- Sasaranansi Buddhist Temple
- Springleaf Nature Park
SatHead over to Zhongshan mall and you’ll find restaurants serving different Asian cuisines. Some of the restaurants are Pistachio Grill, Flavours, 21 on Rajah, and Toast Box.
Visitors can find hotels and other inns nearby. Choose from Days Hotel, Ibis Singapore Novena, Fragrance Hotel, Value Hotel Nice, Hotel 81 Fuji which offer accommodations at rates ranging from USD 80 to USD 200.