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Address: Kaisa Heritage Center | Corner Anda and Cabido Streets, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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A Must-See

This is a wonderful place to visit while you have time in Manila area. It is also very educational and I learned a lot about history especially re: our Filipino-Chinese heritage... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is a wonderful place to visit while you have time in Manila area. It is also very educational and I learned a lot about history especially re: our Filipino-Chinese heritage. The wax statues and displays all look very realistic. There is also a parking area below.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

if youd like to learn about the history of the chinese in the philippines then this a museum to visit. it is very near san agustin church and museum.

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It was a very enlightening experience. The museum gives the history of the Chinese people who came to the country. One will be surprised how humble their start was in the Philippines. A must see for Fil-Chi.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

An interesting historical perspective on the country and helped us to learn more about the country and some of its challenges and opportunitie

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Seoul, South Korea
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This museum tells the history of the Chinese in the Philippines. It is both interesting and informative for those who like history. When you get towards the end however, it becomes a bit too much propaganda for me, talking about how Filipino Chinese love their country and stuff like that. If you are a foreigner, there isnt really any interest... More 

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Berkeley, California
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215 reviews 215 reviews
47 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

An interesting historical perspective on the country and helped us to learn more about the country and some of its challenges and opportunities. The museum is well organized and not overwhelming.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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122 reviews 122 reviews
59 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The museum, a good stop for history-lovers even without Chinese lineage, is filled with well crafted, life sized exhibits documenting the history of the Tsinoys. The exhibits were so realistic and well presented, everyone in our group were clearly impressed

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Manila
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14 reviews 14 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The first thing that came to my mind when I first visited the museum is that it's almost like the museum of Singapore's history inside Sentosa park. The museum is set up as a chronological exhibit of the history of the Chinese Filipino community starting when the first Chinese ship arrived in the shores of the Philippines as traders then... More 

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Lakewood, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Nice place to visit to learn Chinese-Filipino history. They have decent exhibits. Entrance fee is 100 pesos per person.

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Mumbai
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

is a museum on Chineese - Filipino culture. Wasn't too impressed by it. It has a collection of some artifacts, some illustrations and pictures.

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