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Makati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street | Greenbelt Park, Ayala Center, Makati, Luzon 1224, Philippines
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All reviews philippine history gold exhibit gold items pre hispanic second floor worth a visit entry fee top floor contemporary art on display filipino artists couple of hours few hours metro manila dioramas ceramics philippines
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Reviewed yesterday

Albeit small, Ayala Museum doesn't disappoint in educating the visitors about the pre-colonial way of life in the Philippines. The ancient gold pieces will make you realise how rich our forefathers were and how artistic they were as seen on the intricate details of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rhode-InStyle
Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't have high expectations of the museum, seeing that it's part of a shopping mall, so I thought it would be more of a tourist trap with maybe some history of the Ayala family. But no, it was a place where we spent probably...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank abere8
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just across he street from Manila's largest and elegant malls you can enjoy a little bit of culture with diversity of exhibits of interest to all ages

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ASG193
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting smallish museum. Plenty of very interesting exhibits, art and history. We particularly enjoyed the dioramas of Philippine history. An interesting and worth while couple of hours.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IvaDarwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is within walking distance of most places in Makati - so you’re already saving money by not needing a taxi etc. Has a nice range of exhibits, including old gold pieces, clothing and the history of the Philippines. Was very quiet so could...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank georgecY3659BP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I often go to this museum, and my reason for going this weekend was to look at the Shell, Young Artist Award Finalists. This is on the ground floor of the museum and was well worth the admission fee in itself. Stunning contemporary art showcases...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Makati is the the upper neighbourhood of Manila and Ayala Museum is just right for its locals, however, while the better international hotels and shopping malls are almost adjacent to it, Ayala Museum is the place to escape from the hassle of Manilla.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ArnonG22
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Well executed Comfortable, modern space Great collection, but not enough Creative activities for visitors Value for money Everything explained well A quick overview of Philippine History

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank shelob
Reviewed 19 October 2018

a nice place to spend some hours inside if you want to get a quick and authentic historical facts and details of Philippines during many stages and Jose Rizal ,many other things you can see ,watch and walk.the place is good

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ali A
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This is a small music, collection of historical photos, few elements to discover and to better understand local history. It was a Sunday when we visited it... the only people in there. Definitely calm and good to enjoy, with no rush and our won time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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1 January 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
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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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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.