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Address: Ground Floor, Benpres Building Exchange Road corner Meralco Avenue, Pasig, Luzon, Philippines
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011 63 2 631 2417
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Lopez museum October 2016

This is the oldest privately-owned, publicly accessible, collection in Manila. The institute is currently running an exhibition titled: two halves of a face. There are some... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is the oldest privately-owned, publicly accessible, collection in Manila. The institute is currently running an exhibition titled: two halves of a face. There are some interesting modern pieces, effectively contrasted with more seasoned artists. You will also not be disappointed by the works of Luna and Hidalgo, arguably the two most famous and celebrated Filipino painters. Highly recommended at... More 

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Thank Christofbert
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Lopez Memorial museum is the oldest but been kept museum as privately managed.Place is nice and just a few walk to hotel and malls too.The nearest were SM Megamall and St.Francis.Worth to visit.

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Thank enjoyfunlovetravels
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I saw Sanso's early paintings here! It is very different from his recent paintings! He has evolved! This Spanish guy loved the Philippines so much. He is now a permanent resident here in the Philippines and love to surprise you with his Tagalog! The guy is very fluent in Tagalog. Shame on those people who just went to the US... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I went to the museum with a friend after we had lunch at Megamall. I've been meaning to go here since I heard they are holding the Espana y Filipinas, a painting by the remarkable Juan Luna. I was simply amazed by this tiny space's collection: > Studies by Felix Resurreccion Hidalgo > Fernando Amorsolo so unlike his paintings I've... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The Lopez Memorial Museum is the oldest privately owned and managed museum and library specializing in Philippine material -t is not large, but the quality is high. It's good to check to see what the current exhibition is, as it will dominate most to fate available gallery space. When I was there, some of their other holdings were sprinkled among... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

This place is worth a visit for History lovers. The local & international artists have developed a wide variety of items with unique design & concept. The staff is also very friendly

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Thank Chetan S
manila
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

small select treasures that speak of history and the taste of the collectors. ideal for quiet time and slow absorption of art and history.

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Thank catman38ph
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Historically interesting, impressive art collection & some seriously old books from 16th century. Friendly staff who take you on a tour, cheap to get in, well worth a look for those who like history & art.

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Quezon, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Very unique design and concept made by local & international national artists. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Very affordable entrance rate and a very detailed guided tour is provided by their friendly tour guide.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

This is good place for a an afternoon visit. It has a wide collection of modern art works and many artefact from recent past. The library has good collection of archival materials.

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