Located in in one of the busiest districts in Manila, the Ayala Museum is a favourite visited by local and international art lovers. The museum displays several exhibits from Filipino artists as well as artists from around the world. The Gold of Ancestors exhibition is a beautiful display of gold rings, necklaces and bracelets that showcases older cultures in the Philippines that were prominent before the Spanish colonisation. Millennium of Contact displays more than 500 ceramics that were traded in the past thousand years and is another exhibit worth visiting. The Maritime Exhibit displays carefully handcrafted model ships of older centuries. Ayala Museum holds regular workshops and lectures for art, writing, photography including much more for children and adults. This is a museum which combines both art and history with permanent along with travelling exhibits, and a visit to Manila is never complete without stepping inside Ayala Museum at least once.
Free of charge
Tuesday to Saturday 9 AM – 6 PM Sunday & Monday 10 AM – 7 PM
More than one hour
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families or children
Artwork, model ships, the Dioramas, gold artifacts
There are no prayer facilities at the museum. But Muslim travelers to Ayala Museum can find Mosques near the locations that include the Taqwa Mosque in the Indonesian Embassy, Al Hoda Mosque, Al Assal Mosque and the Al Maahad Mosque.
There a few Halal restaurants near Ayala museum that can be reached easily. Getting Halal food at the museum café might not be possible, but do ask the staff if the food is Halal. If not you can select vegetarian or seafood items.