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Money Museum

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A. Mabini St. & P. Ocampo St. | Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 63 297 7071
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Nice History

An out of the way museum of the history of currency of the Philippines. You get to see how the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Noel M
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Sacramento, California
Interesting exhibit!

Entrance is free but finding the entrance and getting in is a bit more difficult! Bring ID like a... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Jen S
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London, United Kingdom
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A. Mabini St. & P. Ocampo St. | Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

An out of the way museum of the history of currency of the Philippines. You get to see how the coins and paper bills have come along and what security measures have been implemented. Surprisingly, there is a history lesson that goes along with it...More

1  Thank Noel M
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Entrance is free but finding the entrance and getting in is a bit more difficult! Bring ID like a driver's licence or passport. The museum is in the central bank complex and can be accessed through gate 3. We spent about an hour viewing the...More

Thank Jen S
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Have been wanting to visit this museum for some time, and was pleased that I managed to today. There was some confusion as to where exactly the museum was as it appears to be on Roxas itself at the end of the Cultural Museum. That...More

2  Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

i was raring to visit this place ever since i was a child but it was never included in our itinerary during shool excursions and educational trips. with all the rich display of currencies here and abroad, anyone even those not interested, will appreciate the...More

Thank Irene F
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Small yet packed place on everything about the paper bills and coins of the Philippines. It houses the biggest sheet of paper bill ever printed in terms of the size of paper and many other notes although the quality of the collection and the method...More

Thank wenlong3788
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This review is quite late. The Money Museum is located within the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas grounds. It is a rich repository of Philippine currencies and coins from different periods of history.

3  Thank pinoytraveller2
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The nice thing about this museum is that you see how the currency evolved from the colonial times up to modern times. It's also nice to see how the money is manufactured. I would recommend this stop over should you be staying at a hotel...More

Thank Junie D
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

As a coin and currency collector since 1963, I am appalled at the condition and method of storage of the items on display here. Some of the bills are fading and the coins are not of the finest grades.

1  Thank Douglas D
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

T'was a very great experience. Love learning the history of money because i'm a banking and finance student 😊

Thank Ariane R
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Entrance to the museum is free but getting in required a lot of bureaucracy, which is typical in the Philippines. The museum is compact and easy to navigate. It only took us 1.5 hours to finish seeing all the exhibits. Taking pictures is allowed. It...More

Thank gboi77
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