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  • Address: Markati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street, Makati City, Philippines
  • Hours: Tues - Fri: 9am-6pm; Sat & Sun: 10am-7pm.
  • Admission: Residents: 150 PHP; Non-Residents: 350 PHP.
Widely considered to be one of the most important cultural institutions in the Philippines, the Ayala Museum was conceived by abstract painter Fernando Zobel. He originally envisioned a museum of history and iconography (and it still functions on both of those levels), yet it eventually developed into a fine arts museum of international renown.

Conveniently located in Markati (part of Metro Manila, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world), its collections of art, gold jewelry, historical dioramas, maritime vessels, and many other displays are dazzling and sure to impress. While visiting, plan on taking in some restorative sustenance amid the blissful ambiance of the M Café, which is located on the ground floor. It’s a perfect place to have lunch and a glass or cup of something stimulating before embarking on a further exploration of the museum. Complete with a Zen garden and a beautiful conference center, the Ayala Museum is a wonderful place for both cultural and historical education.

Practical Info

The Ayala is closed on Mondays, but is open every other day of the week, excluding certain holidays. The price of admission is dependent upon your status as either a resident or non-resident, and discounts are given to children, students and seniors. You may also choose to pay an additional fee for access to the fourth floor, which is not included in the base price. The museum is on De La Rosa Street in the Markati Avenue cor., and it is open Tuesday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 7 pm.

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Manila Layover Tour: Overnight City sightseeing with Round-Trip Airport Transfer, Manila, null
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Manila Layover Tour: Overnight City sightseeing with Round-Trip Airport Transfer

Stay overnight in Manila in your choice of standard studio or deluxe accommodation, and explore Makati and Old Manila on a half-day sightseeing tour. Meet your ...  Read more

Location: Manila, Philippines
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

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