Former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station to open for Labour Day

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SLA - 15 Celebrations.pngFormer Tanjong Pagar Railway Station to open for Labour Day
The iconic Tanjong Pagar Railway Station (TPRS) will open its doors to the public for Labour Day on 1 May 2016 (Sunday), from 9am to 6pm.  

About TPRS

2          TPRS was officially opened by Governor Sir Cecil Clementi on 2 May 1932. Combining Neo-Classical and Art Deco influences with vernacular architectural features, TPRS and its vaulted atrium was designed by Swan and Maclaren, one of the oldest architectural firms in Singapore.

3           Gazetted as a national monument since 2011 in recognition of its architectural and historical significance, TPRS is open to the public for visits on public holidays.     

“Celebrating Places and Memories” Photo Contest

4          In conjunction with the Open House, SLA will launch a photo contest themed “Celebrating Places and Memories” from 1 May to 12 June, to feature many of our unique State properties such as TPRS. We encourage the public to share with us your memories when submitting photos of iconic State properties in both the Open and Instagram categories.

'WOMEN: New Portraits'

5          Visitors to the Open House can also look forward to 'WOMEN: New Portraits', an exhibition of newly commissioned photographs by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz. The portraits feature women of outstanding achievement including artists, musicians, CEOs, politicians, writers and philanthropists. Commissioned by UBS, the exhibition will be open to the public from 29 April 2016 to 22 May 2016 at TPRS Main Hall as part of a 10-city global tour.  Admission is free, Monday to Sunday, 10am – 6pm except for Friday which is open from 10 am to 8pm. For more information, please refer to

6          More information about the Open House can be found on SLA’s website.