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Address: Roxas Blvd. | Central Bank complex, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 2-523-7855, 2-521-1517
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: In addition to the numerous touring exhibits throughout the year, two of...
In addition to the numerous touring exhibits throughout the year, two of the anchors in this museum are the priceless Gold Gallery and the ancient Pottery Gallery, with pieces dating back to 220 BC.
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I went to this museum primarily for the pre-colonial pottery and gold. But I didn't know that part of the museum is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. So PLEASE NOTE: the best part... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I went to this museum primarily for the pre-colonial pottery and gold. But I didn't know that part of the museum is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. So PLEASE NOTE: the best part of this museum is closed all weekend, every weekend. Also note that no photos of any kind are allowed, and at this museum, the staff actually enforces... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Must see museum and especially because of the basement vault where the National Bank of Philippines has on display ancient old gold and silver jewelry. Also there is beautiful old historical pottery.

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Worthington, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

THE Museum to visit when you're in Manila. The exhibits range from pre-Colonial to contemporary so it is all-encompassing of the range of artistry that exists within the vibrant art community of Filipinos. The curators were selective in their pieces and gave details to each art work (Museo did not). The exhibit, Philippine Flora and Tropical were impressive and enjoyable.... More 

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Beijing, Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The museum was displaying a nice collection of contemporary work when I went there. A wide variety of styles and various genres (from film to statues to paintings to "other"). I really enjoyed the art. The staff was helpful, though mostly volunteers, so not as knowledgeable as in a huge museum. There was no audio tour. There is, in the... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Low average museum with nothing so much to see. The best part of the museum that is about prehistoric is closed most of the time (I tried to visit this part 3 times, and it was closed all the time). Nothing so much interesting are inside.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Didn't enjoy this museum trip it was chaotic I feel sorry for the staff there unorganised chaos wasn't impressed at all.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

For someone who likes to visit museums, this one is a must see! The staffs are nice and friendly. Also, the place is located near the Manila Bay so you can catch a good sunset view after.

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Goulburn, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This gallery shows that with clever considered curating you can have excellent quality without the expense of displaying top international art. Using largely Philippino artists this gallery provides a breathtaking breadth of talent and insight into the local culture that is hard to match elsewhere. The gallery picks up themes in its various rooms showcasing some outstanding historical and contemporary... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Found this to be a decent sized, contemporary arts gallery - that would easily look at home in any major European city! Very nice inside, and the air con is a nice escape from the Manila heat too. If you into art (or just like looking at interesting things) definitely drop by. I went early on a Monday and was... More 

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Iligan, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This is a nice museum which is divided into two sections; art and pre-colonial artifacts. There are several types of art which will appeal to a variety of tastes. The pre-colonial section is a good visual of Philippine history. The admission is only P100 and worth the cost. Museum hours are 10-5 Monday - Saturday. There is also a hands-on... More 

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Additional Information about Metropolitan Museum of Art

Address: Address: Roxas Blvd. | Central Bank complex, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 2-523-7855, 2-521-1517
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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