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The Museum (Planning Area) is a planning area located in the middle of Singapore's Central Region. It has a land area of approximately 0.83km2, and ranks 54th, 40th and 35th in terms of size, population and density. Museum planning area is situated south of Newton and Rochor, northwest of the Downtown Core, north of the Singapore River, east of River Valley and southeast of Orchard.

This area consists of historical landmarks and museums which are mostly related to art and Singapore Culture.

The planning area is located within the Central Area of the Central Region of Singapore and is made out of 3 subzones, namely Bras Basah, Dhoby Ghaut and Fort Canning.

Notable Structures[edit]



  • National Fire and Civil Emergency Preparedness Council
  • Registry of Marriages


Shopping Centres/Malls[edit]

  • The Cathay
  • Plaza Singapura


  • Fort Canning Park
  • Istana Park
  • Konfrontasi Memorial


  • Istana Heritage Gallery
  • National Museum of Singapore
  • Peranankan Museum
  • SAM @8Q
  • Singapore Art Museum
  • Singapore Philaletic Museum
  • The Battlebox


Incumbent Role
Central Singapore CDC
Denise Phua Mayor of Central CDC
Tanjong Pagar GRC
Alvin Tan Member of Parliament for Moulmein - Cairnhill
Jalan Besar GRC
Denise Phua Member of Parliament for Kampong Glam


Planning Areas ViewTalkEdit
Central BishanBukit MerahBukit TimahDowntown Core1GeylangKallangMarina East1Marina South1Marine ParadeMuseum1Newton1NovenaOrchard1Outram1QueenstownRiver Valley1Rochor1Singapore River1Southern IslandsStraits View1TanglinToa Payoh
East BedokChangiChangi BayPasir RisPaya LebarTampines
North Central Water CatchmentLim Chu KangMandaiSembawangSimpangSungei KadutWoodlandsYishun
North-East Ang Mo KioHougangNorth-Eastern IslandsPunggolSeletarSengkangSerangoon
West Boon LayBukit BatokBukit PanjangChoa Chu KangClementiJurong EastJurong WestPioneerTengahTuasWestern IslandsWestern Water Catchment
1: Located within the Central Area