Manila Museums You’ve been Taking for Granted for Too Long

Here’s how you go on a cultural tour around the Philippines’ capital.

 

8 Manila Museums You’ve Been Taking for Granted for Too Long

We know that at some point in the recent past, you told yourself that you’d go on a cultural tour of the country’s capital city and nearby areas in one way or another. 8List.ph has a list of pointers on how to identify the works of some painters but nothing beats seeing the works in real life.

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Level 2 Core I GSIS Building, Financial Center, Pasay City
(02) 859 0395 | gsis.gov.ph

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 8AM-12PM and 1PM-4PM
Admission Fee: Free

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CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City
(02)832 5094, (02)832 1125 local 1508 | ped.culturalcenter.gov.ph/

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10AM-6PM
Admission Fee: PHP40 for adults, PHP30 for students

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Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive, Manila
(02)523 1798 | www.museopambata.org

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM, Sunday 1PM-5PM
Admission Fee: PHP100, free for museum workers and teachers, free on Tuesdays for Manila residents with valid ID, 50% discount for Manila residents with valid ID on other days

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Manila
(02)250 5271 | www.metmuseum.ph

Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday 9AM-6PM
Admission Fee: PHP100

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Teodoro F. Valencia Circle, Rizal Park, Manila
(02)527 1209 | www.nationalmuseum.gov.ph

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9AM-5PM
Admission Fee: PHP50 for students, PHP120 for senior citizens and PHP150 for adults, free on Sundays

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Santa Clara Street, Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila
(02)491 3994 | nhcp.gov.ph

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday 8PM-4PM
Admission Fee: Free for Rizal Shrine, PHP75 for adults and PHP50 for children/students/senior citizens in Casa Manila

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32 Anda corner Cabildo Streets,Intramuros, Manila
(02)527 6083 | www.bahaytsinoy.org

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 1PM-5PM
Admission Fee: PHP100 for adults, PHP60 for students

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2/F Calvo Bldg., Escolta Street, Binondo, Manila

Operating Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10AM-4PM
Admission Fee: PHP50

What do you think of museums? Cool? Boring? Interesting? Meh? Share your thoughts and experiences with museums in the comments. This article was originally published on 8List.ph.