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Museum of the Filipino People

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big bilding and great experience. The local story is impress, very organized and very good documentation. Suggest a shop to sale books and souvenirs

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Artur D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite surprised to see a very well put up museum with the help of Corporate Manila... Good size museum with lots of interesting exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

I really love learning about a culture's evolution. This museum tells the Philippine story very thoroughly.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ricogu
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice museum to visit and understand more the culture. Plea to of exhibitions. Visit can take 1-3 hours.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank walidm158
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Really interesting in order to learn some more about the people of the Philippines, but something was missing and that was an explanation of the migration and mix of the nowadays residents... there was one floor and another part under reconstruction, maybe that is why

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank lefebo
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Visual displays, films viewings and ancient artifacts. If you're a history buff, this will definitely interest you. Broken pieces of china, pottery, weapons and old clothes. A nice sight to behold, to see how our ancestors lived.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank fatgirlsdayout
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We visited the San Diego exhibition, which showed many of the articles retrieved from a sunken galleon. There were lots of porcelain crockery and pots, bits of armour and sword handles that had not disintegrated. There was also an exhibition of national living treasures, a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank tandemqueen
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

I spent about an hour in this free museum and there are many gems inside! I am not a big fan of Filipino folk art but the exhibits are interesting to check out! I tempted to buy some cloth by the end of the visit...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 7wangs
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Ancient Philippine history is a spartan mosaic woefully incomplete and overwhelmingly curious. These exhibits demonstrate how little we know about our beginnings. Rudimentary displays are rich with questions while their story leaves the imagination wide open with wonder. I have spent afternoons alone here and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EurAznSF
Reviewed September 5, 2017

A great place to get familiar with the diverse and rich ethnological history of the Philippines. The museum is well organized, offers a lot of interesting exhibits. Would recommend 3 hours if you dont want to just rush through. Admission is free at the moment....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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April 8, 2016|
Response from Krystle R |
It was free. I am not sure what time it opens.