The Mind Museum
The museum in 2022
EstablishedMarch 16, 2012 (2012-03-16)
LocationBonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Coordinates14°33′08″N 121°02′44″E / 14.55230°N 121.04567°E / 14.55230; 121.04567
TypeScience Centre
AccreditationAsia Pacific Network of Science & Technology Centres (ASPAC), Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC)
Collection size250+ exhibits
CuratorMaria Isabel Garcia
Public transit accessBus interchange  L03  C04  NR04  NR14  Net One
WebsiteThe Mind Museum
Building details
Design and construction
Architect(s)Ed Calma
Architecture firmLor Calma & Partners

The Mind Museum is a science museum in Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines. It is located on a 1.2-hectare (3.0-acre) lot in the J. Y. Campos Park in Bonifacio Global City, a business district of the city.[1]

The museum opened on March 16, 2012,[2] although a pre-launch reception was held a year earlier on December 15 where Vice President Jejomar Binay delivered a speech on behalf of President Benigno Aquino III.[3] The facility was developed by the Bonifacio Art Foundation Inc (BAFI).[2]

Museum building

The museum was designed by architect Ed Calma from Lor Calma & Partners. The design of the structure was inspired from cellular structure and growth and had a solar reflective exterior, natural wind ventilation and rainwater flow drainage.[3]


As of 2012, the museum has five main galleries occupying a 4,900-square-meter (53,000 sq ft) exhibit area and spanning two floors. The galleries each had its own theme namely, atom, life, earth, universe and technology which are linked by features called "Nature’s Webways". The atom, life, earth, and universe galleries are located on the ground floor, while the technology gallery are found on the first floor of the two-story museum.[2][4]

With assistance from a firm based in the United States, which did the master plan of the museum, Filipino designers, scientists and fabricators created 90 percent of the museum's exhibits.[4] This included designers and faculty from the College of Fine Arts of the University of the Philippines and the University of Santo Tomas.[3]


At the 2014 THEA Awards held on April 5, at the Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California in the United States, the museum was awarded with the THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement for the Science Museum category for the design and execution of its exhibits. The distinction is the first for a Philippine establishment and for a science museum in Asia at the THEA Awards.[4][5]


  1. ^ St.Michael, Rodney (December 19, 2012). Sync My World: The Middle Man & the Middle Way SK SK. Rodney St.Michael. p. 182. ISBN 978-1-300-40919-9.
  2. ^ a b c Santiago, Rodolfo (April 15, 2012). "An open mind". Rappler. Retrieved November 28, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Lapeña, Carmela (March 5, 2012). "See, hear, feel and taste science at The Mind Museum". GMA News. Retrieved November 28, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Thea Awards 2014 - THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement - Science Museum". Themed Entertainment Association. Retrieved November 28, 2015.
  5. ^ "The Mind Museum bags int'l award for exhibit design and execution". May 17, 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2015.