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Address: Kaisa Heritage Center | Corner Anda and Cabido Streets, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 6325276083
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Short Tour. Expensive Entrance.

Bahay Tsinoy is a small museum situated within the walled city of Intramuros. It highlights the root history of the Filipino-Chinese, how they came to the Philippines and what... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Manila, Philippines

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Manila, Philippines
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81 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Bahay Tsinoy is a small museum situated within the walled city of Intramuros. It highlights the root history of the Filipino-Chinese, how they came to the Philippines and what their roll is to our country. Great mannequins and artworks depicting the lives of the Tsinoy in Old Manila. Very educational although the tour is very short yet expensive for a... More 

1 Thank Marikeno
Cebu City, Philippines
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Just average, compare it to other museum in Asia. There is a need to update and improve the system of the story. Nothing unusual, sound effects are not good either.

Thank Christopher M
Makati, Philippines
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Situatated inside the walled city of Intramuros the Bahay Tsinoy is a museum cum classroom of sorts that showcases the history of the Filipino-Chinese or Tsinoy (Tsino at Pinoy). I was able to visit the center as part of my son's field trip group. I must say, I probably learned as much as he did - if not more. The... More 

Thank RoyDV
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

A good way to see the influence the Chinese had on the Filipino people. Great exhibits with lots of information. Also air con so a pleasure to walk around. Make sure u watch the video upstairs.

Thank Linda J
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

A wonderful short history tour of the Chinese influence on the Filipino people and culture. The first floor is very well thought out and executed.

Thank Marilou888
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138 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Because it's air-conditioned in this museum, one can enjoy the exhibits in comfort. The history is engaging and interesting and worth some of your travel time, if this type of thing captures your attention. The museum is well kept, clean and quiet. One can arrange a guide. There's a hologram show, plus plenty to keep you interested.

Thank Teresa C
United, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Last time I came here with a friend who introduced me to Filipino culture. I love what I discover and see the variety of art works here in this place.

1 Thank Sheena R
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a good place for those who want to find out the Chinese influence in the Philippines. The museum was not large; its first floor shows history of how the Chinese came to Manila; and how Spanish treated them afterwards. The upper level shows collections of Chinese-descendants, while the third floor shows the integration of Chinese people with others.

Thank Andrini_R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

itt is located in the along at the corner of calibo and anda street. the building has huge collums in the front. it explains the history of the chinese in philipines. the meseum is divided into different sections all showing the history of the chinese. A good place to learn about the chinese culture and heritage in philipines.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Singapore, Singapore
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Bahay Tsinoy located within the Intramuros highlights the 500 years of recorded history in the migration of Fujian and Guangdong Chinese to Phillipines. The display and records are among the most comprehensive in SE Asia. To truly understand the multi-faceted nature of the Chinese diaspora in SE Asia in the last 5 centuries, a visit to Bahay Tsinoy and Manila... More 

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