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Metropolitan Museum of Art

Address: Roxas Blvd. | Central Bank complex, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 2-523-7855, 2-521-1517
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Ranked #23 of 69 Attractions in Manila
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: In addition to the numerous touring exhibits throughout the year, two of the anchors in this museum...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Top Contributor
215 reviews 215 reviews
115 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If u really love art u must visit this place in manila.a..... if u are not really into it then it will just be a waste of time.....

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Kawasaki, Japan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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56 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
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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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This museum has two parts--the money museum and the art/gold exhibit museum. The money museum was interesting and you can spend hours admiring the contemporary art but it was the gold exhibit which blew me away. I find that Manila surprisingly does have a good share of museums . I have been to the Ayala Museum and had seen its... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We were recommended this place by a local curator and it was worth seeing. Don't miss the pre-colonial gold downstairs.

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Camarillo, California
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17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Despite the low budget to sustain the museum, it is full of cultural treasures that money can not buy. The museum guide, Mr. Gari Apolonio is very eloquent in sharing the museum's artifacts and exhibits.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Wow i found a place with awsome art and no people in Manila , the taxi driver on the way out was a complete idiot but what can you do . This is a great place to relax and not be bothered ..I highly recommend you visit this nice place , and they have a pretty cool cafe inside with... More 

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