Information about San Agustin Museum
The monastery attached to the church was wrecked during the Second World War, but was rebuilt in the 1970s and its former refectory, sacristy, crypt, halls and library now hold a museum.
This is an insight into Manila’s colonial years and the history of the Catholic faith in the Philippines.
There’s a big cache of ecclesiastical art including paintings, wooden statues, crucifixes, furniture, antique missals, old vestments and altars brought here from churches around the country.
You’ll also be given plenty of detail about the history of the city, from the arrival of the Spanish in the 1500s to the partial destruction of Manila in 1945.