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Presidential Museum and Library

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Hello Mr. President

Great to be part of history and seeing past and present presidency. We enjoyed the Curator’s... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Macomb, Michigan
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Great Museum and Library

Can only strongly recommend the National Museum. Try to get a guide to explain you all the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
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The Presidential Museum and Library is the primary office within the Office of the President responsible for preserving, managing, and promoting the history and heritage of the Philippine Presidency, and particularly of Malacanan Palace as its...more
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Kalayaan Hall | Malacañang, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
+63 945 345 6760
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Great to be part of history and seeing past and present presidency. We enjoyed the Curator’s presentation and his knowledge of answering all our questions. One negative thing and not the fault of the museum is an old grouchy lady in the group that cannot...More

Thank Motherof3girls2014
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Can only strongly recommend the National Museum. Try to get a guide to explain you all the interesting paintings. Don't forget to check out the room with WWII paintings. The architecture of the building itself it great as well. Allocate some time for the library,...More

Thank millerlaw1
Reviewed 26 February 2018

learn about pinoy pride and history. very emotional place to be in. it will make you realize the struggle and the battles that have been fought to gain freedom for the country.

Thank don-philipo-braga
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I've never been to Malacanang so it was really exciting to see it for the first time. They're pretty strict with security as expected. We had to have an ID sent in advance as we reserved our tour. On the day of the tour, they...More

2  Thank angeltespinosa
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a great place to see to be connected to the country's history. We accessed this as part of the Malacanang tour we earlier arranged. The guide was well informed and prepared and our group had a great time.

Thank AmyA1807
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was the most interesting tour to date in Manila. Well worth a visit. We got searched many times by Army & had to show ID. But I would recommend this tour.

2  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Visited this seat of power with friends. Viewed interesting snippets - such as library collections, rooms, pictures and memorabilia. One must book and be permitted to visit. A good guide is recommended.

1  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is one of my most memorable experience this year. But before getting into a tour, you need to request first for a schedule and if you have a suggested schedule please feel free to indicate also so they can check if there is a...More

2  Thank Seth B
Reviewed 9 February 2017

-You need to book online 2 weeks in advance -If a foreigner, you simply have to send the main page of passport, no big deal -The only ID needed for check in is the person who booked the tour. -Can take your phone/camera in, need...More

2  Thank charlesbaygon
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place showcase the memorabilia of the past Prwsidents of the Philippines Republic. This is one of the many attraction when you viait Malacanang the official residence of the Republic of the Philippines

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Sijey B
30 July 2018|
Response from angeltespinosa | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Shouldn't be a problem :) I was using my phone to take photos also.
29 January 2017|
Response from Boingoz | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, it would be hard to organise as you need to request permission weeks in advance and send copies of passports etc. The Museum provides a guide for your group only, regardless of size.