Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall is a colonial villa in the Balestier area. This quiet enclave used to be favoured by rich merchants for its privacy. Its discrete location also made it an ideal base for Dr Sun Yat Sen and his organisation, the Tong Ming Hui, in 1911 as they made plans to topple the 267-year rule of the Qing Dynasty in China.
Visit: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, SingaporeThe ancient preserving building has been renovated perfectly with the original designed of the well-known luxurious villa. Enter the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, and travel along with the history back to the time of Chinese Revolution.This villa-museum commemorates Dr. Sun, the renowned leader in the 1911 Chinese Revolution and a pivotal figure in Chinese and Southeast Asian history. The memorial hall was the base of the Chinese Revolutionary Alliance with a large collection of historical photographs and personal belongings of Sun Yat Sen, along with other artifacts from the revolution. The displays showcase the history of the Singaporean Chinese community during the first half of the 20th century and the impact of the revolution on Singapore and other Southeast Asian societies.