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Ayala Museum

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Address: Makati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street | Greenbelt Park, Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon 1224, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 2 757 3000
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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A must visit to learn about Philippines' history.

The museum has a section (a whole floor) dedicated to the history of the Philippines, which was wonderful. It was definitely an interesting and memorable way to get to learn about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The museum has a section (a whole floor) dedicated to the history of the Philippines, which was wonderful. It was definitely an interesting and memorable way to get to learn about the country's history and see it a new light.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The Ayala Museum Dioramas give a fantastic visual history of the Philippines struggle for independence over the centuries. Fantastic viewing with informative captions. The museum also has some great galleries about ancient golds etc for those who are interested.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

it is great..it is small but very convenient to go and spend half an hour around the museum..visit the gold of the ancestors..it tells you about the philippines up to madagascar..it is simple but grandiose still

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Manila, Philippines
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Ayala Museum is conveniently located within the city's Central Business District. I've been seeing this museum almost every day for three years when I still work in Ayala, I can't believe I've never been here. For only Php150.00, you can visit the ground to third floor. The brief Philippine history diorama's located on the second floor is my second favorite.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Ayala Museum is a a must see for any first time visitor to the Philippines as it provides a comfortable and pleasant way for someone to learn the diverse cultures that contributed to what the Filipino is today. It also a clear view of the history of La Islas de Filipinos as the Spanish coloniziers used to call the... More 

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Visuals of the diorama are a great way to show the history of the Philippines for people like me that don't speak the local language. They have a guide book available in English to add even more detail and I loved this as it also took me back to my childhood and making these myself. This is only one reason... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Wonderful exibitions and cultural display of Filipino art. Enjoyed the museum gift shop and had fun buying one of kind cards, jewelry and Philippine made handicrafts

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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

There are two main reasons to come here: the Gold exhibit, and the historical dioramas. The Gold exhibit features pre-Hispanic ornaments and artifacts, many only unearthed in recent years. The workmanship on some of the pieces is exquisite, and evidences rather advanced goldsmithing techniques by native Filipinos. The most massive single piece on display is a 4-kilo shoulder sash. There... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had no idea of the Filippino history. Not much to see but very well presented. Start at the 4th floor and work your way down.

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Luzon, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

You will witness and learn a brief of Philippine history in a short, convenient yet entertaining time the artifacts and displays are still in good condition.

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