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List Of The Most Beautiful Museums In Manila – The Fun And Learning Never Stops!

In recent times, museums have evolved to become interactive, fun and educational places to visit. Here is your list of the most beautiful museums to visit in Manila!


The Mind Museum

The Mind Museum features an interactive display of over 250 exhibits, depicting the beauty and wonder of nature from the smallest to the largest thing. The 5 stories of Atom, Earth, Universe, Life and Technology are displayed here. Outside the main museum, Science in the Park features a display of Water, Music, Math and Living where visitors can learn the fascinating works of science in a fun and interactive play area, while the JY Campos Park is a meditative garden designed to relax its visitors. Science in the Park and JY Campos Park are outdoor parks. Each exhibit is said to be designed by Filipino artists who have worked with international and local scientists. Located at the J.Y. Campos Park, in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, the Mind Museum is open for visitors at 3 slots from 9am to 3pm from Tuesday to Sunday. If you're staying at a hotel or service apartment in Alabang Manila, the Mind Museum is about a 30 minute drive from popular accommodation options such as Somerset Alabang Manila.


Ateneo Art Gallery

The Ateneo Art Gallery is located at the Manila University of the Rizal Library Special Collections Building on the second level. The art gallery was marked as the first museum that displays the works of modern art in the country. The Gallery was opened in 1960 by a Spanish – Filipino art collector and painted by the name of Fernando Zobel and has become quite popular with philanthropists, art enthusiasts and artists alike. The Ateneo Art Gallery also hosts public programs and innovative exhibitions that mainly aim to highlight the permanent art collections. Open from Monday to Friday from 8am to 7:30 pm and every Saturday until 6pm, the museum is open to the public and is a great place to learn about local talent.


Museo Pambata

Museo Pambata has is locally renowned as one of most interactive, fun and educational places to take your kids to. This museum is a Children's museum which is more like a classroom than a museum; kids are taught various concepts at their own paces, which not only creates that thirst to learn but also ensure that their little minds are excited and their retain everything that they learn! There are 8 rooms at the museum which depicts the Environment, Under the Sea, Old Manila, Marketplace, Children in the Global Village, Planet Earth, My Body Works and Career Options. Museo Pambata also features a children's library, gift shop, exhibit halls and a playground. The museum is open from 9 am to 5pm every Tuesday to Saturday and 1pm to 5pm on Sundays.


National Museum of the Philippines

The National Museum of Philippines is open to the general public at no charge. The National Museum operates the National Planetarium, National Museum of Anthropology, National Museum of Fine Arts, and the National Museum of Natural History, all of which serve as an educational, cultural and scientific institution to protect and preserve various visual artistry works, ethnographic, archaeological, anthropological collections of the Philippines. Each of these museums are located in the Rizal Park in the capital city of Manila. The museum is open from Tuesdays to Sundays; 10am to 5pm.


Philippine Science Centrum

The Philippine Science Centrum was built in 1990 and features more than 80 interactive exhibits that display the wonders of science. Most of these exhibits let you get hands on experience, where you can even play with most of them. The Philippine Science Centrum is open from from 8am to 5pm every Monday to Saturday.

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