Among the best museums in Manila. Ayala Museum is at the corner of Makati Avenue and De la Rosa street In Makati City. I highly recommend this place. For tourists who wish to know a little more about this country. There is an excellent exhibit. On the reasons for Spanish interest in the Philippines. Also, many other interesting nuggets of information. There are lots of collections. Entry fee: They charge about 150 pesos per head for 3 floors. (400 pesos for the whole museum) well worth it!
Some of the Permanent exhibitions are.
The Diorama Experience. Sixty handcrafted dioramas form the core of Ayala Museum’s historical collections. Also, from chronicle Philippine history. The exhibition highlights major events and themes from prehistoric times. To the recognition of Philippine independence in 1946.
Maritime Vessels. The museum also houses several models of the different watercrafts. That plied the Philippines seas and contributed to the development. Of Philippine maritime trade and colonial economy.
Gold of Ancestors. An exhibition of more than one thousand gold objects from cultures. That existed in the Philippines before colonization in the 16th century. Many of the precious objects here got recovered in the association. With 10th- to 13th-century Chinese export ceramics. Adornments of elite individuals and their deities. Include an array of golden sashes, necklaces, earrings and finger rings, bracelets, and anklets.
Embroidered Multiples — The exhibition features selections from the Leiden National Museum of Ethnologys. Many examples of delicately embroidered nipis blouses. Provide a lexicon of decorative techniques. Including relief embroidery, calado openwork, and supplementary weft or Sukuk. As well as the changing silhouette of women’s fashion.
A Millennium of Contact. A display of more than 500 Chinese and Southeast Asian ceramics. Found in the Philippines. Telling the story of how the country forged social and commercial ties with China. And it’s neighbors.
They also have art exhibitions, etc. Don’t miss the Diorama experience on Filipino history.