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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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State of the Art

State of the art museum. The gold collection is fascinating, as well as the Mindanao collection. The paintings are OK. The museum has a bookstore selling Filipiniana books and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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King William's Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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King William's Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

State of the art museum. The gold collection is fascinating, as well as the Mindanao collection. The paintings are OK. The museum has a bookstore selling Filipiniana books and stuff. Otherwise the rest of the museum contains replica or models of major Philippine histories. One downside is that visitors are not allowed to take pictures inside the museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ayala Museum was out first museum together and we were not disappointing and we are encouraged to go on different museums. It somewhat became part of our bonding moments and collecting memories. Ayala Museum is will always be part of our love story.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my first trip to Manila. A new client was very clever and thought it was a good idea to spend a quick hour in this museum in between business meetings. Walking through the historical diaramas showcasing the Philippines from BC to today gave me a wonderful insight of the culture of the Philippines today. This type of understanding... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this museum today, which I found very interesting. I had visited many years ago, and there is a significant improvement since those days. There is an excellent collection of gold artefacts. These are of course anthropologically quite significant. They are however aesthetically not particularly charming. There is an excellent video on history of gold in Philippines. No photography the... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This modem building in the heart of Makati is an interesting and eclectic place to visit. It is composed of a series of special exhibitions, and some more permanent galleries including a beautiful history of the Philippines in dioramas. Well worth a visit.

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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a nice, modern museum, air conditioned and clean. well worth spending a couple of hours on a hot afternoon before heading to the malls next door or for a walk in the parks. galleries are on 3 floors and feature gold, ceramics, paintings and a diorama of filipino history. not the best museum in the world but impressive... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In Bogota there is a gem of a Oro Museum that is just outstanding. The fourth floor of this museum that is devoted to gold does not quite rival the Bogota Museum, but the comparison is inevitable. There is also something uncanny about the Spanish connection between the two countries. I stumbled upon this museum as I was walking through... More 

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Manila Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third visit to the museum, specifically to see the amazing gold collection. However, my other favourite part is the dioarama which is a quick and interesting way to learn about the history of the Philippines. For locals and tourists alike I guarantee you won't be disappointed by a few hours leisurely walking through the well appointed exhibits.

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Thank Kevin C
Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice place to have an idea of the culture and riches of the Philippines and it's people. The place is conveniently situated in the business area where guests can take a quick visit over lunch break.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice artifacts at this museum relevant to the Filipino culture. One can easily while away an afternoon at this museum.

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