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Ayala Museum

Makati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street | Greenbelt Park, Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon 1224, Philippines
+63 2 757 3000
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Makati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street | Greenbelt Park, Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon 1224, Philippines
+63 2 757 3000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Ayala museum is small but very well thought. It contains the history of the Philippines in a very dynamic way, showing the relationship with other countries such as US, Spain, Japan, etc. It also has a very nice collection of hand made gold items...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited on a recommend by a local and was not disappointed. The museum is on four levels and showcases various ethnological and archaeological objects representing Philippine art, culture and heritage. On arrival we were guided to the fourth floor to view a short video presentation...More

Thank Richrd_I
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In the heart of makati is a small but complete and concise museum. I would recommend that anyone who has a limited time in makati with no time to go to the bigger museums come here, and they will not be disappointed. Most notable exhibit...More

Thank SairaMargarita
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you can spare the time between shopping and eating, make sure you visit this little gem in the center in Makati. Both the upper floor with pre-spanish golden artifacts and the way the whole history of the Philippines is presented with 50 diorama's on...More

Thank Mattijs T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just a typical museum nothing special but the place is vibrant! Some of the museums here in the philippines is really dark.

Thank MisterTraveller0000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great overview of Philippine history done in 50 separate 3D dioramas. Well worth visiting!. Also close to major hotels and shopping malls. Unfortunately you cannot take pictures except on the second floor and the gift shop doesn't have much with regard to history and...More

Thank Can F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my teenage son to see the gold collection and it was a big hit. Well worth the time and gives a great appreciation for the history and culture of the Philippines. Displays are well done and there is an engaging video to give some...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

One word. WOW. i was there on Saturday (free admission). You can walk freely and learn so much about Philippine history.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance to Ayala Museum may be pricey but teachers here are free, just bring an ID. I am fortunate to be a teacher so I paid half for my friend haha. My friend went here already so he realized that it is better to go...More

1  Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great museum with an interesting part on traditional costumes. But the main exhibit is the gold collection. Start with a movie explaining how the Philippines are rich in gold and then how the various pieces were found in burial places. Then walk around and...More

Thank JeromeMarrelGoa
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January 1, 2017|
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Response from travelwithzen | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Half day guided tour (3-4 hours) with entrance fees & an English speaking tour guide is approximately US$140/person (1 pax minimum) or US$75/person (2 pax minimum) plus US$10/person if you want to visit Ayala Museum. The... More
March 13, 2016|
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Response from MikRiano | Reviewed this property |
The third floor, far opposite the gift shop, is used for changing exhibits. If closed, that means that a temporary exhibit was being mounted or dismounted. The ground floor also has a gallery used for temporary exhibits... More
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June 26, 2015|
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Response from davey460 | Reviewed this property |
There is no time limit just explore at your pace. The ticket counter, you can purchase certain floors for seeing, I forget how many pesos it cost.