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Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Roxas Blvd. | Central Bank complex, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 523 7855
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The best museum I have ever been

I’ve heard a lot about this museum. People always praise it as the most valuable place to visit in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
christie h
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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A regular stop

Always go to the Metropolitan when in NYC. Michaelangelo exhibit was drawing big crowd and we chose... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2017
Monty R
Charlotte NC
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In addition to the numerous touring exhibits throughout the year, two of the anchors in this museum are the priceless Gold Gallery and the ancient Pottery Gallery, with pieces dating back to 220 BC.
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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Roxas Blvd. | Central Bank complex, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 2 523 7855

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve heard a lot about this museum. People always praise it as the most valuable place to visit in New York. After my visiting, I have to say, it’s so true! It’s so big that I had to spent my whole five days exploring in...More

Thank christie h
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Always go to the Metropolitan when in NYC. Michaelangelo exhibit was drawing big crowd and we chose poorly by going on a Saturday morning. That was packed and we really didn't enjoy it much, but the rest of the museum compensated for that nicely. One...More

Thank Monty R
Reviewed December 6, 2017

A must for art and history buffs. Large collection which can be overwhelming. One day may not be enough to see it all. For short visits, plan it well, choose the galleries you like.

Thank Kymixx
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This was an indifferent museum, with a receptionist who did not make us feel welcome. Several areas of the museum were closed to set up new exhibitions. The modern Filipino art seemd quite angry and psychedelic. Some of it was quite political. The rest was...More

Thank tandemqueen
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Not bad! Some creative & interesting art, & far better curated & maintained than the National Museum. If you have to choose between the two, go here. It had a peaceful, quiet vibe, & I came away with a better sense of the Filipino art...More

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

This museum never disappoints! Everything is spectacular! Live the exhibits and the amount of time and effort it takes to keep it looking great!

Thank Patrice E
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Kids and I loved our visit to the Metropolitan Museum. It has work from the Masters (Luz, Edades, Orlina, Abueva, Luna, Amorsolo and many many more), and up-and-coming masters (Justiniani, Pilapil, etc.). Galleries are wide, air is super cool inside (a welcome respite from the...More

Thank Anna May V
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Went her with my 4yo son, 1yo daughter and my bestfriend. We enjoyed looking around at various art pieces. My kids were mesmerized at the different styles of used and loved the colors and textures of different paintings. I think the best part of the...More

1  Thank thoughtpicks
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Modern art lovers will appreciate this museum more. I prefer traditional art such as landscapes. However, there were a few good exhibits here such as the family dioramas in the TV sets; I am glad I visited. It is small, plan for 40-60 minutes.

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

The Philippines has a tragic past and it's reflected in its art. This museum didn't disappoint, especially for just 100 pesos! Lots of sculptures and really interesting modern stuff unlike anything you'd find in other countries. I felt like it was a true reflection of...More

Thank Tasha S
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