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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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Awesome place

Went here twice and both times i enjoyed it. This place shows you artifacts, arts, history... I simply love it. Museum is not too big, but it's organized and clea, typical of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Went here twice and both times i enjoyed it. This place shows you artifacts, arts, history... I simply love it. Museum is not too big, but it's organized and clea, typical of Ayala brand. it's inside the mall Greenbelt. I can go on and on about what you can see- jade, chinas, gold, paintings and a lot more. this place... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This museum is well located in the Greenbelt Mall complex. It is interesting and often has special themed displays. This is a nice diversion from your dining and shopping at Greenbelt.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

The second floor has sixty dioramas which give you a compact history of the Philippines. But if you are new to the place it is a great start. What is amazing is the fourth floor gold display. That is out of this world. It is almost incomprehensible that they have such precious artefacts on display. Also further discusses pre colonisation... More 

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Tampa Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I spent two hours at the Ayala Museum and didn't't even make it out of the 4th Floor collection of gold artifacts. Extremely well presented. Very informative with some spectacular pieces made between the 10th and 13th centuries. The skill used to make items such as belts from woven gold is incredible. The highlight is a gold halter weighing around... More 

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Hua Hin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

You have to see it, that's all ! It's a walking distance with shows you also the disadvantages what has been happening in the dark years of this country...

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The best part of my visit in this museum is the walkthrough of the philippine history shown in their diorama displays at the 4th floor. i love the cozy ambiance while walking around and looking at the mini scenes depicted in the dioramas. I felt like I was transported through a time capsule to the date when those events happened.

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Very informative history about the Philippines. Museum is composed of 4 floors. Each floor consist of different exhibits and collection of arts. All the staff were very professional and presentable. They have a Filipinas Heritage Library on the 6th floor which can only be accessed thru membership for a minimal fee. Make sure to bring student ID to avail some... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

a bit pricy but this is something out of the usual museum which is not boring. amazing how the Ayala's have been a part of the history and have managed to collect all the artifacts especially the GOLDS :) job well done!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you want to learn anything about Filipino History you must visit the Ayala Museum. I spent an entire afternoon exploring all aspects of Filipino history. My husband is Filipino and I am American. I wanted to learn as much as I could about his history. The Dioramas covering each stage of Filipino history were very informative. This will teach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The museum has an interesting exhibit on the history of Manila. The space is bright, airy and well-planned.

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