Interactive museums combine everybody’s favorite things: to have fun, to learn, and to post good photos on social media. Schedule a visit with friends and family and watch art and science come to life!
1. Philippine Science Centrum
E-Com Bldg., Riverbanks Center, Barangka, Marikina City
8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. | Closed on Sundays
PHP150/head for a maximum of 1.5 hours (additional PHP75 per hour after)
With over 100 hands-on exhibits in 10 exciting galleries, Philippine Science Centrum is the first interactive science museum in the country. Shown above is the Human Gyro, a part of their Space Exhibit based on a machine developed by NASA in the ’60s for the training program of astronauts.
Kids can learn more from seeing themselves how things work. If you’re an adult, unlock your inner child once again and have fun with science!
2. Quezon City eXperience (QCX)
Elliptical Road, Brgy. Central, Diliman Quezon City
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Closed on Sundays
PHP80 for students with ID, PHP100 for Quezon City residents, PHP150 for everyone else
First opened in November 2015, QCX is one of the newest interactive science museums with 16 exciting galleries. A visit will make sure you get educated on the history of the city and you get all good photo opportunities. QCX also has a theater, conference rooms, and outdoor exhibits.
3. Mind Museum
JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Closed on Mondays
Three-hour time slots: PHP625/adult, PHP475 private school students, PHP190 teachers and public school students
Who says science is boring? Mind Museum makes science more fun and easy to learn with their 250 interactive exhibits. You can see anything, from a show about the elements of space to the inner workings of your everyday toilet bowl. Kids and adults alike will surely enjoy a visit!
4. Art in Island
175 15th Ave., Brgy. Socorro, Cubao, Quezon City
9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. | Closed on Mondays
PHP500/head, PHP400 for Students, Senior Citizens, PWDs
The first 3D art museum (or selfie museum as people call it) is in the Philippines and it’s here to play tricks with your eyes. Be a part of famous paintings and artwork and embrace the kid in you. Have fun moving around, rolling, posing, and unleashing your thespian side!
5. Upside Down Museum
CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City
11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Closed on Mondays
PHP450/head, PHP330 PWD and Senior Citizens
The multiple topsy-turvy rooms in this museum will challenge your imagination. Come up with the most creative poses and boggle people’s minds when you upload photos of your day. We guarantee you will have lots of fun when you visit the Upside Down Museum!
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