Book Museum cum Ethnology Center

Are you a book lover and history lover? Then the Book Museum cum Ethnology Center in Marikina City is a must visit for you. The place is amazing because all (We mean ALL) collection stored inside are very interesting. One thing that will greet you inside the compound is a coffee shop that is James... Continue Reading →

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Quezon Heritage House

The Quezon Memorial Circle is a usual hangout spot for picnics and other outdoor activities. We also visited the newly-renovated Quezon Memorial Museum, which is in the center of the circle. The more we get to know about our First President of the Commonwealth era, the more we discover that there are other museums inside... Continue Reading →

Rizal’s Ancestral House Laguna

Every December 30, we Filipinos celebrate the Martyrdom of our National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. To give you a little background, Dr. Rizal is our national hero, who fought the Spanish government by non-violent means like propaganda movement and thru literature. He is most familiar with his 2 books, the NOLI ME TANGERE (Touch me... Continue Reading →

Casa Santa

As museum goers, we usually have this notion that a museum is and will be about History (artifacts), and the Arts (paintings). But this time, we found a museum that is neither of the two. It also coincides on the favorite and the longest season for us Filipinos, Christmas Season. Santa Claus is the most... Continue Reading →

Manuel Quezon Memorial Shrine Museum

Ever noticed that obelisk or monument in the center of the Quezon Memorial Circle? That is a museum. Yes, a museum. That is the Manuel Quezon Memorial Shrine Museum. Actually, it is a mausoleum, where it contains the remains and memorabilia of the father of Quezon City, the First President of the Commonwealth, Manuel Luis... Continue Reading →

Marikina Shoe Museum

Marikina City is better known in the Philippines as the nation's shoe capital, wherein shoe-making is the main industry, and that you can buy locally-made footwear at a very affordable price, with world-class quality. Having said so, it is just fitting (no pun intended) to put up a shoe museum in the same city. Originally... Continue Reading →

March is Women’s Month

The artwork is a detail from the "Modern Maria Clara" (1958) by National Artist Victorio Edades (1895-1985). © Aissa Domingo and the National Museum of the Philippines (2016) The National Museum of the Philippines invites women and girls of all ages to visit for FREE. Go visit the branches of the National Museum during your... Continue Reading →

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