Metro Manila Museums

Archdiocesan Museum Of Manila
121 Arzobispo St., Intramuros, Manila
Tel: (632)492161/6 ext. 222
Open Hours: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm ( Mon-Thurs)
9:00 am - 11:30 am (Friday)
Closed: Sat to Sun & Public Holidays
Ateneo Art Gallery
Rizal Library Bldg., Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Rd, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Metro Manila
Tel: (632)924-2601
Open Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm (Saturdays)
Closed: Sundays and Public Holidays
Ayala Museum Of Phil. History & Iconographic Archive
Makati Ave., Makati, Metro Manila
Tel: (632) 8121191/97 ext 31
Open Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (Tues - Sun)
Closed: Mon, Sun. & Holidays
Bahay Tsinoy
KAISA-Angelo King Heritage Center,
Anda cor. Cabildo St. Intramuros, Manila
Tel. 5276083/5276086
Tuesday to Friday: 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed: Monday
Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas Money Museum
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Security Plant Complex
East Ave., Quezon City
Tel: 99-39-58
Open Hours: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm (Mon-Fri)
Closed: Sat., Sun. & Holidays
Corporate museum of Philippine coins and paper money; primitive money, international currency, medals from over 175 countries, tokens and gold artifacts.
Bayanihan Folk Arts Museum
Philippine Women's University, Taft Ave.
Makati, Metro Manila
Tel: (632)583187, (632)5217829
Open Hours: Temporarily closed
University museum containing a range of ethnological artifacts illustrating the cultural heritage of various ethnic groups of the Philippines.
Casa Manila Museum
Intramuros Admin, Gen. Luna St., Intramuros, Mla.
Tel: (632)461240, 461166, 461266, 461196
Open Hours: 9 am-12 pm, 1 pm-6 pm (Tues-Sun)
Closed: Mondays
Government museum located in a reconstructed Spanish period house of the mid - 1800s. Furnishings and artworks displayed in Casa Manila range from the 17th to the early 20th century.
CCP Contemporary Art Museum of The Philippines
Cultural Center of the Philippines, Roxas Boulevard
Pasay City, Metro Manila
Tel: (632) 832-1125/39
Open Hours: 9am-6pm (Tues-Sun)
Closed: Monday & Public Holidays
CCP Museo Ng Kalinangang Pilipino
Cultural Center of the Philippines, Roxas Blvd.
1310 Pasay City, Metro Manila
Tel: (632)8323683,8323702,8321125 ext. 227228
Open Hours: 9 am - 6 pm (Tues-Sun)
Closed: Mondays & Public Holidays
Permanent exhibition gallery of the CCP extensive permanent collection of works of art, including paintings, sculptures, prints, jewelry and works in mixed media on all forms of visual expressions of contemporary artists.
CCP Museum of Philippine Humanities
CCP Center of the Philippines
Tel: (632)832-3875
Open Hours: 9 am - 6 pm (Tues-Sun)
Closed: Mondays and Public Holidays
CCP museum containing ethnographic collections, excavated pottery and jewelry, and visual art expressions of contemporary Filipino artists; Asian musical instruments
Children's Museum and Library
130 Kalayaan Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Metro Manila
Open Hours: By appointment only
Non-profit, non-stock foudnation museum containing children's artworks.
Daniel W. Tantoco Jr. Collection
De La Salle University Library Bldg.,
De La Salle University, Taft Avenue, Manila
Tel: (632) 50-46-11
By appointment 8am-5pm (Mon-Fri.)
Closed: Sat.-Sun. & Holidays
University Museum containing excavated oriental ceramics and excavated Filipino pottery.
Earist Museum
Nagtahan, Sampaloc, Manila
Tel: (632)714-07-52
Open Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm (Mon-Fri.)
Memorabilia of the Late Senate President Eulogio Amang Rodriguez
Escolta Museum
Cavlo Building, Escolta Manila.
Visit to the museum is by appointment only.
Call (02) 2414572 for more information.
Iglesia Ni Cristo Museum and Gallery
INC Central Office, Commonwealth Ave., Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Tel: (632)924-43-11
Open Hours: 9am - 11am, 2pm - 4pm (M-T, F & S)
9am - 11:30, 4:30pm - 6pm (Sun)
Closed: Wed-Thurs & Public Holidays
Ecclesiastical museum containing artifacts and regalia relating to the Iglesia ni Cristo religious denomination; dioramas
tracing its history and memorabilia of the founders.
Jose P. Laurel Memorial Foundation Museum
Roxas Blvd. cor Pedro Gil St., Malate
Metro Manila
Tel: (632)521-0941, (632)571-551
Open Hours: 9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm (Mon-Fri)
Closed: Saturdays - Sundays
Private museum containing memorabilia of Philippine President, Jose P. Laurel Sr.
Jose Rizal Shrine
Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila
Tel: 47-39-30
Open Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm (Monday to Sunday)
A memorial to Dr. Jose Rizal. Houses a collection of original relics and memorabilia from the Rizal family such as personal effects, furniture and other mementoes, Items of interest are the piece of vertebrae of the hero and the winning entries to the painting contest conducted by Jose Rizal National Centennial Commission (JRNCC).
Lopez Memorial Museum
G/F Benpres Bldg., Exchange Rd. cor. Meralco Ave.
Pasig, Metro Manila
Tel: (632)631-2417, (632)631-2425
Open Hours: 8:30am-12pm, 1pm-5pm (Tues&Sat)
Closed: Sun, Mon & Public Holidays
Private museum containing 19th century paintings by Filipino artists, Filipiniana books and documents, archaeological collections, memorabilia of Dr. Jose Rizal, the foremost national hero.
Makati Museum (Museo Ng Makati)
JP Rizal St. cor. A. Mabini St., Makati
Metro Manila
Tel: (632)818-5223, (632)852442/6, (632)852464
Open Hours: 8am-5pm (Mon-Fri)
Closed: Sat-Sun & Public Holidays
City museum containing changing exhibits of native arts and crafts, paintings done by contemporary Filipino artists, also
travelling exhibitions from foreign countries.
Malacaņang Museum
Malacaņan Palace complex
Visits and tours of the Malacaņang Museum are strictly by appointment only and can be initiated by writing or faxing at least seven days in advance to The Director Malacaņang Museum Kalayaan Hall
Malacaņang, Manila Tel: 63-2 7364662 Fax: 63-2 7361120
The museum features galleries and exhibits showcasing the heritage of the Palace and the Presidency of the Philippines as well as artwork and furniture from the Palace collections.
Manuel Quezon Memorial Shrine
Elliptical Road, Quezon City
Tel: 97-44-20
Open Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm (Monday to Sunday)
Birthplace of Marcela Marino de Agoncillo, the maker of the first Filipino Flag. Collections include family relics and memorabilia. Evolution of Philippine flag is on display and a pictorial exhibit on the Agoncillo family.
Marikina Shoe Museum
J. P. Rizal Street
Open Hours10am-7pm Mon-Fri.
This museum is the first of its kind in the Philippines and one of only a handful around the world. Housed in an artistically restored former rice mill (built circa 1860), this museum traces the history of the shoe industry in Marikina, the Philippines' shoe-making capital. Among the exhibits are the famous (or infamous) collection of 1,500 pairs that once belonged to Imelda Marcos. Other displays of historical value and human interest are shoes of former Philippine presidents and their first ladies.
Metropolitan Museum of Manila
Central Bank Complex, Roxas Blvd.
Pasay City, Metro Manila
Tel: (632)832-3645, (632)505271
Open Hours: 9am-4pm (Mon-Sat)
Closed: Sundays & Holidays
Private museum containing paintings by Filipino artists and collections of paintings by Italian masters and Russian icons; features travelling exhibitions from foreign countries.
Museum For Children (Museo Pambata)
Roxas Blvd., cor. South Drive, Ermita, Manila
Tel: (632)522-1246
Open Hours: 9am-5pm (Tues-Fri)
Closed: Mondays
A private hands-on children's museum containing seven theme rooms environment: Old Manila, Science through Discovery, Carreer Option, Body Works Children in the Global Village, Resource Center/Recording Room.
Museum of Filipino Culture (Museo Ng Buhay Pilipino)
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, East Ave., Q.C.
Metro Manila
Tel: (632)922-2191, (632)977071 ext 217
Open Hours: 9am-4pm (Mon-Fri)
Corporate museum containing a collection of furniture, jewelry, implements, religious images, and other objects and attire pertinent to the traditional lifestyle of the so-called "Lowland Christian groups."
Museum of Philippine History
National Historical Institute Bldg., TM Kalaw St.
Ermita, Manila
Tel: (632)509952
Open Hours: (not yet open to the public; exhibitions under preparation in this new building)
Government museum containing historical relics and documents.
National Museum of The Philippines (Pambansang Museo Ng Pilipinas)
Padre Burgos St., Ermita 1000
Tel: (632)494450, 494440, 481427
Open Hours: 9am-5pm (Mon-Sat)
Closed: Sundays & Holidays
State museum founded in 1910, containing extensive botanical, geological, zoological, archaeological, historical, ethnological and art collections. The museum has branches throughout the country, and is also responsible for the operation of the Planetarium at the Rizal Park in Manila
Nayong Pilipino (Philippine Village)
NAIA Rd., Pasay City
Metro Manila
Tel: (632)8314373, 832-3760/3, 8310303, 8310328/9
Open Hours: 9am-6pm (Tues-Sun)
Closed: Mondays
Government-operated 46-hectare park containing replica buildings and landmarks from six different Philippine regions- Cordillera, Ilocos, Mindanao, the Visayas, Bicol and Tagalog - together with regional arts and crafts displays. The park also includes an Orchidarium, a Cultural Performance pavilion (in which the resident Nayong Pilipino Dance Troupe gives daily performances), plus the following museums.
Philippine Air Force Museum
Villamor Air Base, Pasay City
Tel: 832-34-98
Open Hours: 8am-12pm (Mon - Fri)
8am - 12pm (Saturday)
Replicas of artifacts used by the PAF or its predecessor from 1917 to the present, different military uniform and vintage guns, locally made bombs and photos of PAF heroes and past commanding generals and artifacts used by Lt. Hiroo Onoda while hiding in the jungle of Lubang, Mindoro
Philippine Army Museum & Library
Mc Arthur Drive, Fort Bonifacio, 1201 Manila
Tel: 815-28-99
Open Hours: 8:00am. - 5:00pm. (Mon - Sat.)
Military museum depicting various episodes of the Army's evolution pictures of revolutionary heroes medal for the AFP; Weaponry of the army.
Philippine Crafts Museum
Nayong Pilipino, NAIA Rd., Pasay City
Tel: (632)8310128, 8323760/3, 8310303, 8310328/9
Open Hours: 7am-6pm (Mon-Sun)
Closed: Holidays
Housed in the bahay na tisa, the museum mounts changing exhibits of handicrafts from many different ethnic groups in the country.
Philippine Museum of Ethnology
Nayong Pilipino, NAIA Rd., Pasay City
Tel: (632)8310128, 8323760/3, 8310303, 8310328/9
Open Hours: 7am-6pm (Tues-Sun)
Closed: Holidays
Ethnological museum containing displays of ethnic costumes from many different regions, together with artifacts connected with woodcarving, weaving, weaponry and the making of personal ornaments.
Philippine Science Centrum
U.P. Manila Compound
Pedro Gil Street, Ermita, Manila
Tel: 525-87-52
Open Hours: 9:00am.-4:00pm. (Mon-Sat.)
Closed: Sundays & Holidays
Science museum which provides as venue for learning science and technology principles through interactive experiential and participatory exhibits and activities.
Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine
San Juan, Metro Manila
Open Hours: 8:00am. - 5:00pm. (Mon. to Sun.)
A fitting memorial commemorating the first battle for political emancipation of the Filipino people from Spain. The Battle of San Juan del Norte which took place between midnight of August 29 and dawn of August 30, 1896 was the major armed clash between the Katipunan Revolutionary group and the Spanish forces during the Philippine Revolution.
Postal Museum and Philatelic Library
Philippine Post Building, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila
Tel: 48-47-88
Puerta De Isabel Gallery
5/F Palacio del Gobernador Bldg.
Intramuros, Manila
Tel: (632)461194, 461240, 487759
Open Hours: 9am-12pm, 1pm-6pm (Tues-Sun)
Closed: Mon and 4 January
Government museum containing ecclesiastical collections.
Quest - Center of Earth Science and Discovery
Golderest Bldg. Quad II, Ayala Center
Makati, Metro Manila
Tel: 812-09-13/894-42-78; Easy Call 8102111
Open Hours: 10am-8pm (Mon-Sun)
Showcases the most vibrant and colorful array of living creatures mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles and amphibians.
Ramon Magsaysay Memorabilia
Ramon Magsaysay Centre, Roxas Blvd.
Tel: (632)504484, (632)521-3166 ext 139
Open Hours: 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm (Mon-Fri)
Closed: Sat-Sun & Public Holidays
Private museum containing the memorabilia of President Ramon Magsaysay, has an Asian Library.
San Agustin Museum
2/F San Agustin Monastery, Gen. Luna St.
cor Real St., Intramuros, Manila
Tel: (632)470917, (632)473679
Open Hours: 9am-12pm, 1pm-5pm (daily)
Monastery museum containing ecclesiastical art and regalia illustrating the history of the monastery and its order. The San Agustin Church, a museum itself, is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List as a cultural landmark.
University of Santo Tomas Museum of Arts and Sciences
2nd Level, Main Bldg., Espaņa Manila
Tel: 73131-01 loc. 269 or 327
Open Hours: 8am-12pm Monday
2pm - 5pm (Tues-Day)
Collection of flora, fauna, rock and mineral specimens. Also contained physics and medico-legal materials as well as pharmaceutical specimens, paintings and sculptured religious images and ceramics, ethnographic artifacts, coins, medals, rare books, and the memorabilia and archives.
UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center
University of the Philippines, Diliman Campus
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Tel: (632)9760-61 loc. 407
Open Hours: 10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm (Mon-Fri)
Closed: Sat.-Sun & Public Holidays
State university museum containing paintings done by Filipino artists from the Jorge B. Vargas Collection. Changing exhibits of artworks by contemporary Filipino artists.
Western Police District Museum
Gen. Alfredo S. Lim Complex
Felipe II Street, Binondo, Manila
Tel: 210-650
Open Hours: 8:00am.-5:00pm.
Showcases the momentos of a police officer consists of old uniforms and paraphernalia.
Source: National Commission on Culture and the Arts
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