Metro Manila is home to a number of noteworthy museums and art galleries showcasing its rich history and culture. The following is a partial list of museums and art galleries in the metropolis.

Museum Name Image Location Description
Archdiocesan Museum of Manila 121 Arzobispo Street, Intramuros, Manila Ecclesiastical museum of the history of the Archdiocese of Manila.
Armed Forces of the Philippines Museum
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Bulwagang Heneral Arturo T. Enrile, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City Traditions, culture and history of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. website
Art in Island
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Cubao, Quezon City Interactive art exhibition or selfie museum
Ateneo Art Gallery Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City Modern art gallery. website
Ayala Museum
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Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, San Lorenzo, Makati Philippine history and art gallery website
Bahay Nakpil-Bautista
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Quiapo, Manila Historic house museum
Bahay Tsinoy Kaisa Heritage Center, 32 Anda corner Cabildo Streets, Intramuros, Manila Chinese and Oriental museum website
Bantayog ng mga Bayani Museum
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Quezon Avenue near EDSA, Pinyahan, Quezon City Collection of items of the Martial Law period.
Bayanihan Folk Arts Museum Philippine Women's University, Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila Ethnological artifacts of various Philippine ethnic groups and Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company memorabilia.
Casa Manila
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General Luna Street, Intramuros, Manila Spanish colonial history.
CCP Museo ng Kalinangang Pilipino CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Barangay 1, Pasay Museum of performing arts. website
The Museum at De La Salle University
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2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila Contemporary Filipino arts. website
Escolta Museum
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Calvo Building, Escolta Street, Binondo, Manila Museum of the history of Escolta Street.
Eulogio "Amang" Rodriguez Museum EARIST, Lacson Avenue, Santa Mesa, Manila Memorabilia collection of the late Senate President Eulogio Rodriguez.
The Galeón Bay City, Pasay Maritime museum featuring the Manila–Acapulco galleon trade
GSIS Museo ng Sining Macapagal Boulevard, Financial Center, Barangay 1, Pasay Filipino arts.
Iglesia ni Cristo Museum
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Punta, Santa Ana, Manila Museum of the history and culture of the Iglesia ni Cristo. Also originally the location of the first local congregation of the Christian denomination.
Iglesia ni Cristo Museum and Gallery INC Central Office, Commonwealth Avenue, New Era, Quezon City Museum of the history and culture of the Iglesia ni Cristo.
Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center
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UP Diliman, Roxas Avenue, U.P. Campus, Quezon City Collection of art, stamps and coins. website
Jose P. Laurel Memorial Foundation Museum Roxas Boulevard corner Pedro Gil Street, Malate, Manila Private museum containing memorabilia of the late President Jose P. Laurel. website
López Museum and Library
Exchange Road corner Meralco Avenue, San Antonio, Pasig Philippine art and history. website
Mabini Shrine
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Polytechnic University of the Philippines Campus, Santa Mesa, Manila Historic house museum
Macuha Art Gallery Las Piñas Macuha Art Gallery
Manuel Quezon Memorial Shrine Museum Quezon Memorial Circle, Elliptical Road, Pinyahan, Quezon City Contains memorabilia of the late President Manuel Quezon.
Metropolitan Museum of Manila
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BSP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Malate, Manila Modern and contemporary visual arts. website
The Mind Museum Third Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig Science and technology museum. website
The Money Museum BSP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Malate, Manila Numismatic museum, collection of currencies and coins from the different historical periods. website
Museo ng Katipunan
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Pinaglabanan Shrine, Corazon de Jesus, San Juan Showcases the contributions of the Katipunan.
Museo ng Makati
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Jose P. Rizal Avenue, Poblacion, Makati Repository of Makati's heritage, historical properties, collections and culture.
Museo ng Muntinlupa
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Centennial Avenue, Muntinlupa City Museum[1][2]
Museo Pambata
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Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive, Ermita, Manila Museum for children.
Museo Valenzuela
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Fatima Avenue, Marulas, Valenzuela Repository of Valenzuela's history, culture and heritage.
Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD)
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GF School of Design and Arts Building, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Dominga Street, Manila Housed within the stunning architecture of the College of Saint Benilde's School of Design and Arts (SDA) Campus, designed by local architect Ed Calma, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) is the only space in Manila and the Philippines that approximates an international contemporary art museum and gallery space.

Located within an art college, MCAD's programmes are molded in line with the school's courses. In step with this, MCAD produces outstanding exhibitions with worldwide standards by collaborating with professional artists and curators, both local and international.

MCAD provides the experience and exposure to contemporary art works, usually only found outside the country. Its contemporary art exhibitions, projects, as well as other cultural and art-inspired undertakings showcase the possibilities of technology and new media through its internationally designed programme of contemporary art exhibitions enhanced by an ever-widening educational platform. website

National Museum of Anthropology
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Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila Anthropology and archaeology. website
National Museum of Fine Arts
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Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila Art gallery. website
National Museum of Natural History Rizal Park, Ermita, Manila Natural history and ethnography website
Pasig City Museum
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Plaza Rizal, San Jose, Pasig Repository of Pasig's culture, tradition and history.
Philippine Air Force Aerospace Museum
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Andrews Avenue, Villamor Air Base, Pasay Philippine Air Force life and history.
Philippine Army Museum
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Philippine Army Complex, Lawton Avenue, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig Military museum of the Philippine Army. website
Philippine Science Centrum E-Com Building, Riverbanks Center, Barangka, Marikina Hands-on science museum. website
Presidential Car Museum
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Quezon Memorial Circle, Elliptical Road, Pinyahan, Quezon City Displays vehicles used by the President of the Philippines
The Presidential Museum and Library
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Malacañang Complex, Jose Laurel Street, San Miguel, Manila Philippine political history and presidential memorabilia. website
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Quezon Memorial Circle, Elliptical Road, Pinyahan, Quezon City Displays the history and culture of Quezon City.
Rizal Shrine Museum Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila Collection of memorabilia of the Philippine national hero Jose Rizal.
San Agustin Church Museum
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General Luna corner Real Streets, Intramuros, Manila Spanish and Filipino religious art and artifacts. website
The Shoe Museum
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Jose P. Rizal Street, San Roque, Marikina Footwear museum, collection of Imelda Marcos shoes. website
UP Museum of a History of Ideas
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Pedro Gil Street corner Taft Avenue, Manila Natural history
UST Museum of Arts and Sciences
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España Boulevard, Sampaloc, Manila Natural history, visual arts, religious images, ethnography. website
Veterans Federation of the Philippines Museum Veterans Center, Western Bicutan, Taguig Museum dedicated to the Filipino soldiers of World War II. website
Yuchengco Museum
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RCBC Plaza, Ayala Avenue corner Gil Puyat Avenue, Bel-Air Village, Makati Filipino and Filipino-Chinese arts. website

See also


  1. ^ "MUNTI LGU TO BUILD MODERN "BAKLAD" INSPIRED MUSEUM – City Government of Muntinlupa". Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. ^ Sales, Dexter Cabalza, Roselle Anne. "Muntinlupa building a museum designed like 'baklad' fish trap". Retrieved 2 April 2019.