Museum Tours

Check out these museum tours and discover the events and influences that shaped the Philippines' contemporary culture. Perfect for families, these tours also lets you immerse in the local art scene and history or bring your kids to the latest educational installments.

Museum Tours

Check out these museum tours and discover the events and influences that shaped the Philippines' contemporary culture. Perfect for families, these tours also lets you immerse in the local art scene and history or bring your kids to the latest educational installments.
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Manila Museum Tour | With Guide and Transfers

Immerse in the heritage of the Philippines by examining various paintings and artifacts in different museums in Manila. This tour is perfect for those wanting to have a museum excursion with friends and family.  After your driver picks you up at your accommodation in Manila Bay Area or Makati City, you’ll proceed to your first destination, which is the National Museum. The National Museum complex in Manila comprises the National Art Gallery, the Museum of Philippines (Old Financial Building) and the Old Tourism Built (Old History Museum). It is built at the beginning of the 20th century. These museums is now the housing of the national collection of fine arts and the National collections of archaeology and ethnography. The National Museum also administers the National Planetarium, as well as more than ten national archeological sites and branch museums.  Next is Casa Manila, a copy in Calle Jaboneros of the 1850s of San Nicolas House. Casa Manila's architect was J. L. Faustmann, Ramon. It is an Intramuros museum that represents the colonial way of life during the Philippine Spanish colonization. On the other hand, the Museum of San Agustín is connected with San Agustín's oldest Philippine church. It is a treasure house of works of religious art. Built in 1571, the church had twice been destroyed by fire. In 1587 the existing building was rebuilt.  The Intramuros ' Museum is housed in the reconstructions of the Church of San Ignacio and the Sociedad de Jesús Mission Hall in Intramuros. The museum has six areas, including the Immaculate Conception, the Patronato Real, and the parish institutions, the organization of the parish and the holy vessels, the Religious Colonial Pictures and The Indian Response. Finally, you will visit the Lakbay Museo interactively. Recognized as Philippine's first interactive millennia museum, Lakbay Museo brings you to the archipelago with its expositions and performances, which capture the spirit of Filipino culture as a whole. The museum is an unforgettable experience.  Discover Manila in various paintings, artifacts, and dioramas by joining this guided tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
6hours
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Lakbay Museo Day Pass | An Interactive Museum Attraction

Lakbay Museo is one of its kind, making the visitors have a unique experience to visit places in the Philippines without leaving Manila at all! Located at S Maison at Conrad Hotel a few meters away from SM Mall of Asia in Pasay.  This interactive museum not only gives its visitors an overview of the Philippines’ provinces, but guests can also immerse themselves and learn more about the history, culture, and traditions of the provinces are featured in this museum. Activities to do inside With Lakbay Museo’s 11 attractions inside their space, guests can freely explore the different provinces in the Philippines from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The museum greets its visitors in a unique way, by choosing which entrance they should go with: a Jeepney, Airplane, or Vinta. After the unique entrance, a wide range of Filipino cultural performances are held for the visitors to enjoy as they walk throughout the museum. Some of the highlights include the 14 sections of the museum with different experiences. From giant mango trees, under the sea experience, and even a miniature of Bicol’s Mayon Volcano are some of the interactive attractions guests can see.  Filipino dishes can also be tried out for free or can be bought by using token chips that are given at the entrance. Guests can enjoy trying fish crackers with different sauces or buy treats in the carInderia such as pancit, ginataang mais, and the famous halo-halo.  Other Activities Aside from the cultural exposure of the different provinces in the Philippines, guests can fully enjoy posing and taking creative photos because of the Instagrammable areas that also feature Pinoy trademarks. Local and traditional dance performances like Tinikling, Pandango sa Ilaw, and many more are some of the museum’s other way to entertain their guests. At the end of the tour, a mini local store that sells different products made from local brands are being sold for guests who may want to support the local businesses.   

Duration:
2hours
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All year
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Dessert Museum Day Pass | Instagrammable-Worthy Attraction

The Dessert Museum is a perfect place for anyone who loves seeing desserts, eating them, and taking creative photos around them. This interactive, dessert-filled, and Instagrammable museum welcomes you the unique way: through a slide!  This 12,000 sq. ft. the museum has 8 dessert-themed and mouth-watering rooms. Guests can enjoy 2-hour access inside where they are welcomed by desserts hanging, painted, or displayed inside the rooms.  What to do and see inside As guests get to enter the museum, they’ll be able to spend some time visiting their rooms: Donut, Marshmallow, Macaroons (Naughty or Nice?), Ice Cream, Gumball, Gummy Bear, Cotton Candy, and Cake Pop rooms.  Each room has a unique feature that makes the dessert room stand-out; donuts and marshmallows are hanging from the ceiling, gigantic gummy bears are displayed for photo opportunities, and a large gumball machine to name a few.  Most rooms are Instagrammable-friendly as the rooms are visually and aesthetically pleasing for an interesting photo. The creativity of the photo now depends on how guests strike a pose! There are seesaws, miniature bathtubs, swings, and trampolines that they can use to take creative photos (and boomerangs).  Aside from taking photos, a tour guide usually tells an interesting history and trivia about the dessert dedicated per room, making this visit also educational. Some rooms offer a sweet treat once guests finish their tour and treat includes: marshmallows, macaroons, ice creams, cotton candies, and cake pops. Location and Nearby Attractions The Dessert Museum is located in S Maison, Conrad Hotel Manila, few meters away from SM Mall of Asia. Guests can head next to SM Mall of Asia to have a look at one of the biggest malls in the world. They can also pass by Manila Bay where they can take a short rest from the sweet experience from the museum before they continue on to their next adventure.

Duration:
2hours
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All year
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Woodcarver's Village Tour in Baguio | With Guide and Transfer

Appreciate Baguio City’s art scene by going in this hassle-free excursion that lets you visit the cultural places in the City of Pines. The trip is tailored for art enthusiast and travelers who want to see and experience the city’s cultural heritage. After being picked up from your residence or lodging, you will begin the half-day tour. The tour guide will guide you to the first destination — the Tam-Awan village located in the city’s Pinsao Proper. This is where you will get to view the Cordilleran craftsmanship as it showcases seven Ifugao huts and two Kalinga houses, among other artifacts. You will then make a stop in BenCab Museum owned by no less than national artist Ben Cabrera. It features BenCab and other Filipino artists’ artworks. From time to time, it also houses exhibits of local artists. You can also take a coffee break at Café Isabel, known for its delectable sweets and quality coffee. You'll also visit Easter Weaving Room to see handmade weaving crafts from the Ifugaos. But the highlight of this tour is the Woodcarver’s Village in Benguet. It highlights the indigenous aesthetics, its natural environment, and the rich cultural heritage of the Cordillerans through wood carving. The Woodcarver's Village is a hub for budding local artists as the city promotes their talents and craftsmanship. This is why the trip also provides you with a special souvenir. If it isn't enough, go shop and bring some to your friends and family back home. Feast your eyes and soul in Baguio City’s festive art and do not forget to take bring your camera and take some snaps as postcard-worthy souvenir. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Motag Living Museum in Aklan | Pickup and Dropoff from Boracay

Delve into Aklan’s cultural heritage when you join this private excursion to Motag Living Museum. If you want to immerse yourself in the Filipino culture and see the past come to life, this interactive museum tour is perfect for you. After your driver picks you up at your hotel in Boracay islands, you’ll be traveling all the way to Aklan, where your tour boat awaits. Along with your guide, you will hop on the boat that will take you to Motag Living Museum. Make sure to listen to the detailed instructions to avoid any mishaps during the tour. Aklan is known for its pristine islands, specifically Boracay, but only a few really know how rich the heritage of the province is. Luckily for tourists, there is an interactive cultural expo showcasing traditional crafts, local farming methods, folk songs and native delights in a small barangay called Motag. It is none other than the Motag Living Museum. Compared to other museum excursions where the main goal is for you to learn its culture through paintings and artifacts, here you will be interacting with the locals; immersing yourself in the culture by visiting their homes. From traditional plowing to traditional rice milling, you’ll be able to try that and more in this interactive museum escapade. Their preserved heritage is so rich, you’ll be able to feel like you’re a part of it. While on the site, you’ll be eating traditional snacks that are sure to satiate your appetite. You will also be able to take photos not only of yourself but a group photo with the cultural performers. Enjoy the cultural immersion before your driver brings you back to your accommodation in Boracay islands. Join this heritage excursion in Aklan to get to know the province more aside from its powdery, white-sand beaches. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Manila's Arts and Treasures | Historical Museum Tour

Discover Philippine artistry, history, and heritage in Manila’s museums that will take you back in time. If you're a history enthusiast and a fan of the arts, then this private tour is tailored perfectly for you. The day begins as your driver picks you up from your accommodation in selected areas of Metro Manila. Along with your guide, you'll make your way to the first destination – the National Museum. With collections from fine arts, archaeology, ethnography, and national history, the museum showcases Filipino talent and the country’s evolution over time. The museum features works of the country’s national artists, including the largest painting in the Philippines, with a size of 4.22 x 7.675 meters, by Juan Luna — Spoliarium. Another one of the museum’s highlights is the Manunggul Jar, a cultural treasure from 895 – 775 BC. It is a burial jar that signifies the beliefs of ancient Filipinos in the afterlife. The National Museum also recently opened the National Museum of Natural History – showcasing the country’s diverse flora and fauna which includes more than 10 galleries on plants and animals. Your next stop will be The San Agustin Church Museum. It displays a broad collection of religious art pieces, icons, furniture, and clothing that dates back from the 16th century. In the museum, you will see a 3,400-kilogram church bell that was taken down in 1927. With its extensive collection of artworks and historical value, no wonder it's marked as a UNESCO World Heritage icon. On your last stop, you'll visit Casa Manila. This 18th-century Museum is actually a 2-story house that is designed like a typical house from the 1800s. The facade of the house will make you feel as though you’ve been transported back in time, particularly during the Spanish colonial period, especially with the interior of the museum. It also features a café and a souvenir store that you can visit after the tour before we take you back to your hotel. Prepare yourself for a journey back in time in the Philippines. Find out more about the fascinating treasures and artifacts from the Pearl of the Orient. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3hours
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All year
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Intramuros Walking Tour | Explore the Walled City of Manila

Pack light and bring out your camera for a half-day walking tour around the Walled City of Intramuros in Manila. If you’re a history enthusiast, this tour is a perfect portal to one of the most historic sites in the capital of the Philippines.  You will meet your tour guide at the Fort Santiago entrance gate. Fort Santiago is one of the most important historical sites within Metro Manila. Built by the Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi in 1571, Fort Santiago served as a defensive fortress for then newly established city of Manila. During your tour, go on a scenic walk around the fort which boasts impressive architecture and extensive military history. Learn about the last remaining days of our National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal in Fort Santiago before his execution - from learning about the original copy of “Mi Ultimo Adios” to Rizal’s vertebra damaged by the firing squad. You will also find eerie dungeons just outside the Rizal Shrine which were used as prison cells during World War II. Pay your respect in the memorial cross built for the victims at Fort Santiago. You'll head next to the iconic Manila Cathedral. Also known as the Manila Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica, this church has been a venue for papal masses in the country with Pope Francis in 2015, Blessed Paul VI in 1970, and St. John Paul II in 1981.  After exploring the cathedral, explore the cobblestone streets of Intramuros by a kalesa or a horse-drawn carriage ride. Visit the Memorare Manila 1945 monument built to commemorate the lost lives during the Battle of Manila. Cap off the tour with a visit to Casa Manila, a museum that resembles a 19th-century mansion. The two-story museum depicts the colonial lifestyle featuring paintings, furniture, tableware, and books from the Spanish Era. Get ready to explore the Walled City of Intramuros and discover why it's a must-visit culture space in the country. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3.5hours
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All year
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Museum Hopping Private Tour in Baguio | With Transfer and Guide

Admire the creativity and artworks of local and National Artists by partaking in this museum escapade in Baguio City. This private tour is perfect for those wanting to enrich their cultural appreciation by getting a clearer picture of the city’s past. The private shuttle will pick you up at your accommodation in Baguio City. Once the guide and driver arrives, you will get a brief introduction about the day’s activities and will immediately make your way to the first place of interest, BenCab Museum. BenCab Museum is one of the most famous museums not just in Baguio but in the Philippines. Owned by National Artist of the Philippines for Visual Arts Benedicto Cabrera or BenCab, this museum showcases the beautiful pieces made by him, as well as indigenous and contemporary artworks from local artists. The museum is also a good place to take pictures because of its distinct design and architecture that displays the region’s heritage. You will visit Aguinaldo Museum next. Built in 1985, this destination has interactive displays where you can learn more about the former President of the Philippines and other historical figures. You will also see the first Philippine flag during your visit. Next, you'll arrive at the Historical Core in Camp John Hay. This tourist spot acts as a reminder of the terror created by the Filipino-American-Japanese war during World War II. The relics and artifacts will inform you about some key events that happened during the past. You can also see the Bell Amphitheater here, which features a manicured lawn garden and an abundance of flora and fauna, which is one of the main reasons why a lot of couples get married here. Make your way to Tam-awan Village and discover the rich culture of the region. Weave in and out of the traditional huts in the village. If you have time, participate in an art workshop that takes place in the complex. Enjoy the views and commune with nature during your stay. Enrich your knowledge about the city at your last stop, Baguio Mountain Province Museum. This museum contains displays, exhibits, and dioramas of the history of Cordilleras. You will see traditional clothes, depictions of local traditions and events, and relics used by indigenous peoples. Hop in this museum tour and discover the rich heritage of Baguio City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
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All year
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The Best of Baguio Attractions | Guided Day Tour

See the best of Baguio City in a day in this value-for-money tour package. If you don't have a lot of time in the City of Pines but want to see its best tourist attractions, this tour is for you. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Baguio City early in the morning. The guide will give you a brief rundown of the day's itinerary while on the way to your first destination. A place frequented by both locals and tourists alike, Mines View Park is the best place to be for a bird’s eye view of the mountains of Baguio. Aside from sightseeing, you can also rent traditional clothing here and have a quick photo opp. You can also buy carved artifacts as souvenirs at the nearby shops. From there, you will head to Camp John Hay for a relaxing few hours. Take a walk amid the pine trees and admire the picturesque views. There are some hiking trails you can follow if you feel like forest bathing. Commune some more with nature when you stop at Wright Park and Burnham Park. These two green spaces are a refreshing break from the frenetic pace of Baguio City. You will also go to Session Road to experience the local vibe. Have fun shopping; a lot of ukay-ukay (thrift shops) can be found along this stretch of (busy) road. You will check out Baguio Cathedral, St. Joseph Church, Baguio Museum, Good Shepherd Convent and the renowned Philippine Military Academy next. You will also visit The Mansion, the official summer residence of the Philippine president. Your last stop will be Centennial Park. Also known as Baguio Botanical Garden, you will see here a variety of flowers, Igorot huts, and indigenous sculptures. Get ready for a whole day of sightseeing in Baguio in this value-added day tour package. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
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All year
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Cultural Baguio Private Day Tour | With Lunch and Transfer

Experience the creative energy and rich history of Baguio with a trip to its museums and villages. This cultural tour is for those wanting to marvel at indigenous artworks and handicrafts while participating in a convenient yet enriching tour of the city. Visit the BenCab Museum to admire the art made by Benedicto Cabrera and other local artists. Explore the Tam-awan Village to see traditional huts and structures, and maybe even participate in a workshop. Go to the Woodcarver’s Village to marvel at indigenous artworks and handicrafts. Your driver for the tour will pick you up at your accommodation in Baguio City. Once settled, your tour guide will assist you and provide a brief overview of the day’s activities as you make your way to the first destination, Woodcarver's Village. Woodcarvers Village, also known as Itogon's Woodcarvers Village, is a popular attraction in Baguio City. Here, you will learn about the skill, craftsmanship, and creativity of the indigenous groups. You will also be seeing detailed carvings of humans and animals that provide a glimpse of the richness of the region’s culture. You will be making your way to BenCab Museum next, which showcases contemporary and indigenous art pieces made by national artist Benedicto Cabrera. He is not only known in the Philippines but in other parts of the world as well. Enjoy the paintings, exhibits and artistic vibe of the museum. The complex is also an ideal place for photography because of its noteworthy structures. Afterward, you will visit the renowned Tam-awan Village. Feel the creativity flowing through this artist’s enclave; walk around and learn about the local’s way of life. Enjoy the artworks made by the region’s artists as those will provide you with an overview of the cultural story of the Cordilleras. Your last stop is at Asin hot spring, a tourist spot adored by the locals. Enjoy its calming waters and let it soothe your muscles and de-stress. Feel invigorated before your driver drops you off at your accommodation. Baguio City is the gateway to the Cordilleras it is also a cultural hub that provides you with a glimpse of the region’s heritage. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
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All year
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Museum Hopping in Baguio | Guided Half-Day Tour

Get a deeper insight into Baguio City’s rich history and heritage by booking this half-day museum hopping tour. This trip, which will take you to both interactive and static museums, is perfect for history and culture lovers. On this tour, you will not only learn about the city’s history, but also the whole of Cordillera. The villagers in the mountains still remain elusive to tourists, so get a glimpse of their lifestyle through the museum displays. You'll meet your guide with your driver who will pick you up at your accommodation in Baguio. First, you will visit Baguio Mountain Province Museum. Here you will learn about the fascinating lifestyle of the Igorot people. Expect to see bolos (machete) of the Kalinga Headhunters, the mummification process of the Ibaloi Tribe, and an actual Kabayan mummy. After learning about the Igorots, you will head to the museum inside the Philippine Military Academy next. From the Battle of Quingua (Bulacan) led by Gregorio del Pilar in the late 19th century up to the post-war period, this museum has it all. Have a leisurely stroll within the area and take some pictures before you head to the Historical Core in Camp John Hay. This place is a witness to the gruesome Filipino-American-Japanese war during World War II. Walkthrough the Historical Trail to learn about the pivotal role of Camp John Hay during the war. Visit the Cemetery of Negativism for a good laugh; this place is not an actual cemetery, but a burial site for negative emotions. Your last stop will be the Aguinaldo Museum. It is an interactive museum dedicated to Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Philippines. Included in its collections are memorabilia of other Filipino revolutionaries. Embark on a historical-educational journey with this guided half-day tour in Baguio City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Baguio Art and Museum Tour | With Hotel Pickup & Drop-Off

Learn about the history and culture of the people in the highlands in this guided tour of Baguio's museums. This join-in trip is for art enthusiasts, history buffs, and those who want to appreciate the rich heritage of the City of Pines. Your driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Baguio. On the way to BenCab Museum, your guide will brief you on the day's itinerary. BenCab Museum houses the art collection of Filipino National Artist Benedicto Cabrera (BenCab). You will see exhibits of his paintings there, as well as crafts of the northern highlands. There are works by both veteran and contemporary artists. While at the museum, hang out at the coffee shop called Cafe Sabel and enjoy the museum’s pond, organic farm, and a mini-forest with an eco-trail. From BenCab, you will go next to Baguio Museum, which embodies the cultural heritage and history of the city. It was built to resemble a traditional Ifugao home. Inside, take a look at the extensive display of tribal artifacts from the six provinces of the Cordillera region. There are dioramas as well that provide a better picture of their communities. Your tour guide will then bring you to Emilio Aguinaldo Museum to see the first Philippine flag. It was first unfurled in 1898 during the proclamation of the country’s independence. The museum, built by Aguinaldo’s daughter and maintained by his grandchildren, is a walk-through of Philippine history. It is not only dedicated to the country’s first president, but it also pays homage to other Filipino heroes. End your day in Baguio City on a high note by visiting Tam-awan Village. It is a reconstructed Cordillera village that showcases the northern highlands’ art and culture scene. You will see there some representations of traditional Ifugao and Kalinga huts. Check out art exhibits, have your portrait sketched by talented Baguio artists, and have a sip of the local coffee in the village cafe. Veer away from the tourist trails and have a look into Cordillera’s local heritage and craftsmanship with this guided tour Baguio City's museums. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Baguio Countryside, Cultural and Sightseeing Tour

Make your next Baguio trip a different experience by going on a sightseeing tour of the city's outskirts. This half-day countryside tour is for both first time and frequent visitors who want to see Baguio City in a different light. Start the day with a visit to the Kennon Road Zigzag Viewpoint, the well-known highway that links The City of Pines to the provinces in the lowlands. The view from the winding road is marvelous; from there, you can see the province's mountain ranges and lush vegetation. Head next to the Philippine Military Academy, dubbed as the "West Point of Asia." The PMA is the training ground of the courageous men and women who comprise the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Explore the grounds to see vintage tanks and other military weapons, and watch cadets perform their exhibition drills. Afterward, make your way to the Easter Weaving Room, where you can see expert weavers at work. You can buy placemats, bed linens, ethnic textiles, fashion accessories, religious garments, and mats here. Fall in love more with the city at Tam-awan Village, located on the outskirts of Baguio. The compound, known as an artists' haven, has reconstructed native Ifugao and Kalinga huts. It also has an art gallery and a coffee shop that showcase the rich culture of the Cordillera people. Tam-awan, which means “vantage point,” also offers a view of the West Philippine Sea on a clear day. Your last stop is the Strawberry Farm in La Trinidad, a small town close to Baguio City. You will see rows and rows of these berries and get to pick fresh ones which you can eat or take home. Appreciate Baguio’s scenic outskirts and countryside and learn more about its culture and heritage on this affordable tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Cordillera Heritage Tour | Day Trip in Baguio

Immerse yourself in the culture of the Cordilleras in this whole day tour of Baguio. This private day trip is perfect for those who want to see the best sights and the rich heritage of the people in the north. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Baguio. On the way to your first destination, your guide will discuss the itinerary as well as what to expect for the day. You will visit the well-known Baguio Museum first where you will learn how the mummification process is done. You will also see displays of the traditional clothes and artworks of the indigenous people of the Cordilleras. Afterward, you will make your way to La Trinidad, Benguet to visit the Strawberry Farm. It is best known for its fresh produce of ripe strawberries. Want to experience harvesting them? You can join locals in strawberry picking, and of course, you get to taste the berries as well. Once you've had your fill of this sweet fruit, you will head to Tam-awan Village next. It is a reconstructed village full of traditional Ifugao houses and other structures. Check out the artworks on display, learn about the culture of the region, and immerse yourself in the unique aesthetic of the people. Drop by the BenCab Museum after to appreciate the creativity of the people in the Cordilleras. It is named after, and owned by, Ben Cabrera, a National Artist of the Philippines for Visual Arts. A renowned Filipino painter, BenCab has collections of various artworks and paintings unique to local artists. Your last stop is the Easter Weaving Room. It is known for its quality products such as clothes, accessories, and wooden items. Watch local weavers demo how the weaving is done, and if you're interested, you may opt to try it yourself. Experience the distinct culture and heritage of the Cordilleras by booking this whole day tour of Baguio. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
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All year
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Angeles Cultural and Heritage Guided Tour | With Hotel Pick-Up and Lunch

Come with us and learn about Angeles City’s rich heritage. From visiting traditional houses to checking out the first museum in the Philippines tackling social history, this trip will definitely be one for the books for history buffs and the culturally-inclined alike. This private day tour begins when you’re picked up from your accommodation in Angeles City or Clark. The guide will brief you about the itinerary and give you a short background of the places you will visit. Your first stop will be the Museo ning Angeles, a 1920s two-story hub for culture and the arts sitting at the heart of the Sto. Rosario Historic District. First built as a town hall, it was dubbed as an “Important Cultural Property of the Philippines” a hundred years later. When you enter the museum, you will see the various displays and descriptions of Angeles City’s well-known personalities from its founder, Don Angel Pantaleon de Miranda, until the present. There are exhibits on Pampanga’s love affair with food as well, as the province is a well-known foodie destination. From the Museo, you will visit the Pamintuan Mansion next, a century-old structure that used to be the home of a rich political family in Angeles. It was turned into a museum in 2015, and the first to deal with social history. Each of the galleries in the mansion depict an aspect of a traditional Filipino social life, providing great insight into Philippine culture. It also has a unique place in the country’s history because Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur, Jr. and Filipino leader Antonio Luna used it as their headquarters. After having lunch, you will go around the city and make short stops at the heritage houses along the way before you head back to your hotel. You will also visit the Holy Rosary Church, recently recognized as a national historical site by the Philippine National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Learn more about the roots of this city and its continuous evolution by booking this tour. Check availability by selecting a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Museum Tours

Check out these museum tours and discover the events and influences that shaped the Philippines' contemporary culture. Perfect for families, these tours also lets you immerse in the local art scene and history or bring your kids to the latest educational installments.

Museum Tours

Check out these museum tours and discover the events and influences that shaped the Philippines' contemporary culture. Perfect for families, these tours also lets you immerse in the local art scene and history or bring your kids to the latest educational installments.
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Manila Museum Tour | With Guide and Transfers

Immerse in the heritage of the Philippines by examining various paintings and artifacts in different museums in Manila. This tour is perfect for those wanting to have a museum excursion with friends and family.  After your driver picks you up at your accommodation in Manila Bay Area or Makati City, you’ll proceed to your first destination, which is the National Museum. The National Museum complex in Manila comprises the National Art Gallery, the Museum of Philippines (Old Financial Building) and the Old Tourism Built (Old History Museum). It is built at the beginning of the 20th century. These museums is now the housing of the national collection of fine arts and the National collections of archaeology and ethnography. The National Museum also administers the National Planetarium, as well as more than ten national archeological sites and branch museums.  Next is Casa Manila, a copy in Calle Jaboneros of the 1850s of San Nicolas House. Casa Manila's architect was J. L. Faustmann, Ramon. It is an Intramuros museum that represents the colonial way of life during the Philippine Spanish colonization. On the other hand, the Museum of San Agustín is connected with San Agustín's oldest Philippine church. It is a treasure house of works of religious art. Built in 1571, the church had twice been destroyed by fire. In 1587 the existing building was rebuilt.  The Intramuros ' Museum is housed in the reconstructions of the Church of San Ignacio and the Sociedad de Jesús Mission Hall in Intramuros. The museum has six areas, including the Immaculate Conception, the Patronato Real, and the parish institutions, the organization of the parish and the holy vessels, the Religious Colonial Pictures and The Indian Response. Finally, you will visit the Lakbay Museo interactively. Recognized as Philippine's first interactive millennia museum, Lakbay Museo brings you to the archipelago with its expositions and performances, which capture the spirit of Filipino culture as a whole. The museum is an unforgettable experience.  Discover Manila in various paintings, artifacts, and dioramas by joining this guided tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
6hours
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All year
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Lakbay Museo Day Pass | An Interactive Museum Attraction

Lakbay Museo is one of its kind, making the visitors have a unique experience to visit places in the Philippines without leaving Manila at all! Located at S Maison at Conrad Hotel a few meters away from SM Mall of Asia in Pasay.  This interactive museum not only gives its visitors an overview of the Philippines’ provinces, but guests can also immerse themselves and learn more about the history, culture, and traditions of the provinces are featured in this museum. Activities to do inside With Lakbay Museo’s 11 attractions inside their space, guests can freely explore the different provinces in the Philippines from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The museum greets its visitors in a unique way, by choosing which entrance they should go with: a Jeepney, Airplane, or Vinta. After the unique entrance, a wide range of Filipino cultural performances are held for the visitors to enjoy as they walk throughout the museum. Some of the highlights include the 14 sections of the museum with different experiences. From giant mango trees, under the sea experience, and even a miniature of Bicol’s Mayon Volcano are some of the interactive attractions guests can see.  Filipino dishes can also be tried out for free or can be bought by using token chips that are given at the entrance. Guests can enjoy trying fish crackers with different sauces or buy treats in the carInderia such as pancit, ginataang mais, and the famous halo-halo.  Other Activities Aside from the cultural exposure of the different provinces in the Philippines, guests can fully enjoy posing and taking creative photos because of the Instagrammable areas that also feature Pinoy trademarks. Local and traditional dance performances like Tinikling, Pandango sa Ilaw, and many more are some of the museum’s other way to entertain their guests. At the end of the tour, a mini local store that sells different products made from local brands are being sold for guests who may want to support the local businesses.   

Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Dessert Museum Day Pass | Instagrammable-Worthy Attraction

The Dessert Museum is a perfect place for anyone who loves seeing desserts, eating them, and taking creative photos around them. This interactive, dessert-filled, and Instagrammable museum welcomes you the unique way: through a slide!  This 12,000 sq. ft. the museum has 8 dessert-themed and mouth-watering rooms. Guests can enjoy 2-hour access inside where they are welcomed by desserts hanging, painted, or displayed inside the rooms.  What to do and see inside As guests get to enter the museum, they’ll be able to spend some time visiting their rooms: Donut, Marshmallow, Macaroons (Naughty or Nice?), Ice Cream, Gumball, Gummy Bear, Cotton Candy, and Cake Pop rooms.  Each room has a unique feature that makes the dessert room stand-out; donuts and marshmallows are hanging from the ceiling, gigantic gummy bears are displayed for photo opportunities, and a large gumball machine to name a few.  Most rooms are Instagrammable-friendly as the rooms are visually and aesthetically pleasing for an interesting photo. The creativity of the photo now depends on how guests strike a pose! There are seesaws, miniature bathtubs, swings, and trampolines that they can use to take creative photos (and boomerangs).  Aside from taking photos, a tour guide usually tells an interesting history and trivia about the dessert dedicated per room, making this visit also educational. Some rooms offer a sweet treat once guests finish their tour and treat includes: marshmallows, macaroons, ice creams, cotton candies, and cake pops. Location and Nearby Attractions The Dessert Museum is located in S Maison, Conrad Hotel Manila, few meters away from SM Mall of Asia. Guests can head next to SM Mall of Asia to have a look at one of the biggest malls in the world. They can also pass by Manila Bay where they can take a short rest from the sweet experience from the museum before they continue on to their next adventure.

Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Woodcarver's Village Tour in Baguio | With Guide and Transfer

Appreciate Baguio City’s art scene by going in this hassle-free excursion that lets you visit the cultural places in the City of Pines. The trip is tailored for art enthusiast and travelers who want to see and experience the city’s cultural heritage. After being picked up from your residence or lodging, you will begin the half-day tour. The tour guide will guide you to the first destination — the Tam-Awan village located in the city’s Pinsao Proper. This is where you will get to view the Cordilleran craftsmanship as it showcases seven Ifugao huts and two Kalinga houses, among other artifacts. You will then make a stop in BenCab Museum owned by no less than national artist Ben Cabrera. It features BenCab and other Filipino artists’ artworks. From time to time, it also houses exhibits of local artists. You can also take a coffee break at Café Isabel, known for its delectable sweets and quality coffee. You'll also visit Easter Weaving Room to see handmade weaving crafts from the Ifugaos. But the highlight of this tour is the Woodcarver’s Village in Benguet. It highlights the indigenous aesthetics, its natural environment, and the rich cultural heritage of the Cordillerans through wood carving. The Woodcarver's Village is a hub for budding local artists as the city promotes their talents and craftsmanship. This is why the trip also provides you with a special souvenir. If it isn't enough, go shop and bring some to your friends and family back home. Feast your eyes and soul in Baguio City’s festive art and do not forget to take bring your camera and take some snaps as postcard-worthy souvenir. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Motag Living Museum in Aklan | Pickup and Dropoff from Boracay

Delve into Aklan’s cultural heritage when you join this private excursion to Motag Living Museum. If you want to immerse yourself in the Filipino culture and see the past come to life, this interactive museum tour is perfect for you. After your driver picks you up at your hotel in Boracay islands, you’ll be traveling all the way to Aklan, where your tour boat awaits. Along with your guide, you will hop on the boat that will take you to Motag Living Museum. Make sure to listen to the detailed instructions to avoid any mishaps during the tour. Aklan is known for its pristine islands, specifically Boracay, but only a few really know how rich the heritage of the province is. Luckily for tourists, there is an interactive cultural expo showcasing traditional crafts, local farming methods, folk songs and native delights in a small barangay called Motag. It is none other than the Motag Living Museum. Compared to other museum excursions where the main goal is for you to learn its culture through paintings and artifacts, here you will be interacting with the locals; immersing yourself in the culture by visiting their homes. From traditional plowing to traditional rice milling, you’ll be able to try that and more in this interactive museum escapade. Their preserved heritage is so rich, you’ll be able to feel like you’re a part of it. While on the site, you’ll be eating traditional snacks that are sure to satiate your appetite. You will also be able to take photos not only of yourself but a group photo with the cultural performers. Enjoy the cultural immersion before your driver brings you back to your accommodation in Boracay islands. Join this heritage excursion in Aklan to get to know the province more aside from its powdery, white-sand beaches. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Manila's Arts and Treasures | Historical Museum Tour

Discover Philippine artistry, history, and heritage in Manila’s museums that will take you back in time. If you're a history enthusiast and a fan of the arts, then this private tour is tailored perfectly for you. The day begins as your driver picks you up from your accommodation in selected areas of Metro Manila. Along with your guide, you'll make your way to the first destination – the National Museum. With collections from fine arts, archaeology, ethnography, and national history, the museum showcases Filipino talent and the country’s evolution over time. The museum features works of the country’s national artists, including the largest painting in the Philippines, with a size of 4.22 x 7.675 meters, by Juan Luna — Spoliarium. Another one of the museum’s highlights is the Manunggul Jar, a cultural treasure from 895 – 775 BC. It is a burial jar that signifies the beliefs of ancient Filipinos in the afterlife. The National Museum also recently opened the National Museum of Natural History – showcasing the country’s diverse flora and fauna which includes more than 10 galleries on plants and animals. Your next stop will be The San Agustin Church Museum. It displays a broad collection of religious art pieces, icons, furniture, and clothing that dates back from the 16th century. In the museum, you will see a 3,400-kilogram church bell that was taken down in 1927. With its extensive collection of artworks and historical value, no wonder it's marked as a UNESCO World Heritage icon. On your last stop, you'll visit Casa Manila. This 18th-century Museum is actually a 2-story house that is designed like a typical house from the 1800s. The facade of the house will make you feel as though you’ve been transported back in time, particularly during the Spanish colonial period, especially with the interior of the museum. It also features a café and a souvenir store that you can visit after the tour before we take you back to your hotel. Prepare yourself for a journey back in time in the Philippines. Find out more about the fascinating treasures and artifacts from the Pearl of the Orient. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Intramuros Walking Tour | Explore the Walled City of Manila

Pack light and bring out your camera for a half-day walking tour around the Walled City of Intramuros in Manila. If you’re a history enthusiast, this tour is a perfect portal to one of the most historic sites in the capital of the Philippines.  You will meet your tour guide at the Fort Santiago entrance gate. Fort Santiago is one of the most important historical sites within Metro Manila. Built by the Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi in 1571, Fort Santiago served as a defensive fortress for then newly established city of Manila. During your tour, go on a scenic walk around the fort which boasts impressive architecture and extensive military history. Learn about the last remaining days of our National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal in Fort Santiago before his execution - from learning about the original copy of “Mi Ultimo Adios” to Rizal’s vertebra damaged by the firing squad. You will also find eerie dungeons just outside the Rizal Shrine which were used as prison cells during World War II. Pay your respect in the memorial cross built for the victims at Fort Santiago. You'll head next to the iconic Manila Cathedral. Also known as the Manila Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica, this church has been a venue for papal masses in the country with Pope Francis in 2015, Blessed Paul VI in 1970, and St. John Paul II in 1981.  After exploring the cathedral, explore the cobblestone streets of Intramuros by a kalesa or a horse-drawn carriage ride. Visit the Memorare Manila 1945 monument built to commemorate the lost lives during the Battle of Manila. Cap off the tour with a visit to Casa Manila, a museum that resembles a 19th-century mansion. The two-story museum depicts the colonial lifestyle featuring paintings, furniture, tableware, and books from the Spanish Era. Get ready to explore the Walled City of Intramuros and discover why it's a must-visit culture space in the country. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
3.5hours
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All year
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Museum Hopping Private Tour in Baguio | With Transfer and Guide

Admire the creativity and artworks of local and National Artists by partaking in this museum escapade in Baguio City. This private tour is perfect for those wanting to enrich their cultural appreciation by getting a clearer picture of the city’s past. The private shuttle will pick you up at your accommodation in Baguio City. Once the guide and driver arrives, you will get a brief introduction about the day’s activities and will immediately make your way to the first place of interest, BenCab Museum. BenCab Museum is one of the most famous museums not just in Baguio but in the Philippines. Owned by National Artist of the Philippines for Visual Arts Benedicto Cabrera or BenCab, this museum showcases the beautiful pieces made by him, as well as indigenous and contemporary artworks from local artists. The museum is also a good place to take pictures because of its distinct design and architecture that displays the region’s heritage. You will visit Aguinaldo Museum next. Built in 1985, this destination has interactive displays where you can learn more about the former President of the Philippines and other historical figures. You will also see the first Philippine flag during your visit. Next, you'll arrive at the Historical Core in Camp John Hay. This tourist spot acts as a reminder of the terror created by the Filipino-American-Japanese war during World War II. The relics and artifacts will inform you about some key events that happened during the past. You can also see the Bell Amphitheater here, which features a manicured lawn garden and an abundance of flora and fauna, which is one of the main reasons why a lot of couples get married here. Make your way to Tam-awan Village and discover the rich culture of the region. Weave in and out of the traditional huts in the village. If you have time, participate in an art workshop that takes place in the complex. Enjoy the views and commune with nature during your stay. Enrich your knowledge about the city at your last stop, Baguio Mountain Province Museum. This museum contains displays, exhibits, and dioramas of the history of Cordilleras. You will see traditional clothes, depictions of local traditions and events, and relics used by indigenous peoples. Hop in this museum tour and discover the rich heritage of Baguio City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
Available:
All year
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The Best of Baguio Attractions | Guided Day Tour

See the best of Baguio City in a day in this value-for-money tour package. If you don't have a lot of time in the City of Pines but want to see its best tourist attractions, this tour is for you. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Baguio City early in the morning. The guide will give you a brief rundown of the day's itinerary while on the way to your first destination. A place frequented by both locals and tourists alike, Mines View Park is the best place to be for a bird’s eye view of the mountains of Baguio. Aside from sightseeing, you can also rent traditional clothing here and have a quick photo opp. You can also buy carved artifacts as souvenirs at the nearby shops. From there, you will head to Camp John Hay for a relaxing few hours. Take a walk amid the pine trees and admire the picturesque views. There are some hiking trails you can follow if you feel like forest bathing. Commune some more with nature when you stop at Wright Park and Burnham Park. These two green spaces are a refreshing break from the frenetic pace of Baguio City. You will also go to Session Road to experience the local vibe. Have fun shopping; a lot of ukay-ukay (thrift shops) can be found along this stretch of (busy) road. You will check out Baguio Cathedral, St. Joseph Church, Baguio Museum, Good Shepherd Convent and the renowned Philippine Military Academy next. You will also visit The Mansion, the official summer residence of the Philippine president. Your last stop will be Centennial Park. Also known as Baguio Botanical Garden, you will see here a variety of flowers, Igorot huts, and indigenous sculptures. Get ready for a whole day of sightseeing in Baguio in this value-added day tour package. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
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All year
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Cultural Baguio Private Day Tour | With Lunch and Transfer

Experience the creative energy and rich history of Baguio with a trip to its museums and villages. This cultural tour is for those wanting to marvel at indigenous artworks and handicrafts while participating in a convenient yet enriching tour of the city. Visit the BenCab Museum to admire the art made by Benedicto Cabrera and other local artists. Explore the Tam-awan Village to see traditional huts and structures, and maybe even participate in a workshop. Go to the Woodcarver’s Village to marvel at indigenous artworks and handicrafts. Your driver for the tour will pick you up at your accommodation in Baguio City. Once settled, your tour guide will assist you and provide a brief overview of the day’s activities as you make your way to the first destination, Woodcarver's Village. Woodcarvers Village, also known as Itogon's Woodcarvers Village, is a popular attraction in Baguio City. Here, you will learn about the skill, craftsmanship, and creativity of the indigenous groups. You will also be seeing detailed carvings of humans and animals that provide a glimpse of the richness of the region’s culture. You will be making your way to BenCab Museum next, which showcases contemporary and indigenous art pieces made by national artist Benedicto Cabrera. He is not only known in the Philippines but in other parts of the world as well. Enjoy the paintings, exhibits and artistic vibe of the museum. The complex is also an ideal place for photography because of its noteworthy structures. Afterward, you will visit the renowned Tam-awan Village. Feel the creativity flowing through this artist’s enclave; walk around and learn about the local’s way of life. Enjoy the artworks made by the region’s artists as those will provide you with an overview of the cultural story of the Cordilleras. Your last stop is at Asin hot spring, a tourist spot adored by the locals. Enjoy its calming waters and let it soothe your muscles and de-stress. Feel invigorated before your driver drops you off at your accommodation. Baguio City is the gateway to the Cordilleras it is also a cultural hub that provides you with a glimpse of the region’s heritage. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
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All year
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Museum Hopping in Baguio | Guided Half-Day Tour

Get a deeper insight into Baguio City’s rich history and heritage by booking this half-day museum hopping tour. This trip, which will take you to both interactive and static museums, is perfect for history and culture lovers. On this tour, you will not only learn about the city’s history, but also the whole of Cordillera. The villagers in the mountains still remain elusive to tourists, so get a glimpse of their lifestyle through the museum displays. You'll meet your guide with your driver who will pick you up at your accommodation in Baguio. First, you will visit Baguio Mountain Province Museum. Here you will learn about the fascinating lifestyle of the Igorot people. Expect to see bolos (machete) of the Kalinga Headhunters, the mummification process of the Ibaloi Tribe, and an actual Kabayan mummy. After learning about the Igorots, you will head to the museum inside the Philippine Military Academy next. From the Battle of Quingua (Bulacan) led by Gregorio del Pilar in the late 19th century up to the post-war period, this museum has it all. Have a leisurely stroll within the area and take some pictures before you head to the Historical Core in Camp John Hay. This place is a witness to the gruesome Filipino-American-Japanese war during World War II. Walkthrough the Historical Trail to learn about the pivotal role of Camp John Hay during the war. Visit the Cemetery of Negativism for a good laugh; this place is not an actual cemetery, but a burial site for negative emotions. Your last stop will be the Aguinaldo Museum. It is an interactive museum dedicated to Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Philippines. Included in its collections are memorabilia of other Filipino revolutionaries. Embark on a historical-educational journey with this guided half-day tour in Baguio City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Baguio Art and Museum Tour | With Hotel Pickup & Drop-Off

Learn about the history and culture of the people in the highlands in this guided tour of Baguio's museums. This join-in trip is for art enthusiasts, history buffs, and those who want to appreciate the rich heritage of the City of Pines. Your driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Baguio. On the way to BenCab Museum, your guide will brief you on the day's itinerary. BenCab Museum houses the art collection of Filipino National Artist Benedicto Cabrera (BenCab). You will see exhibits of his paintings there, as well as crafts of the northern highlands. There are works by both veteran and contemporary artists. While at the museum, hang out at the coffee shop called Cafe Sabel and enjoy the museum’s pond, organic farm, and a mini-forest with an eco-trail. From BenCab, you will go next to Baguio Museum, which embodies the cultural heritage and history of the city. It was built to resemble a traditional Ifugao home. Inside, take a look at the extensive display of tribal artifacts from the six provinces of the Cordillera region. There are dioramas as well that provide a better picture of their communities. Your tour guide will then bring you to Emilio Aguinaldo Museum to see the first Philippine flag. It was first unfurled in 1898 during the proclamation of the country’s independence. The museum, built by Aguinaldo’s daughter and maintained by his grandchildren, is a walk-through of Philippine history. It is not only dedicated to the country’s first president, but it also pays homage to other Filipino heroes. End your day in Baguio City on a high note by visiting Tam-awan Village. It is a reconstructed Cordillera village that showcases the northern highlands’ art and culture scene. You will see there some representations of traditional Ifugao and Kalinga huts. Check out art exhibits, have your portrait sketched by talented Baguio artists, and have a sip of the local coffee in the village cafe. Veer away from the tourist trails and have a look into Cordillera’s local heritage and craftsmanship with this guided tour Baguio City's museums. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Baguio Countryside, Cultural and Sightseeing Tour

Make your next Baguio trip a different experience by going on a sightseeing tour of the city's outskirts. This half-day countryside tour is for both first time and frequent visitors who want to see Baguio City in a different light. Start the day with a visit to the Kennon Road Zigzag Viewpoint, the well-known highway that links The City of Pines to the provinces in the lowlands. The view from the winding road is marvelous; from there, you can see the province's mountain ranges and lush vegetation. Head next to the Philippine Military Academy, dubbed as the "West Point of Asia." The PMA is the training ground of the courageous men and women who comprise the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Explore the grounds to see vintage tanks and other military weapons, and watch cadets perform their exhibition drills. Afterward, make your way to the Easter Weaving Room, where you can see expert weavers at work. You can buy placemats, bed linens, ethnic textiles, fashion accessories, religious garments, and mats here. Fall in love more with the city at Tam-awan Village, located on the outskirts of Baguio. The compound, known as an artists' haven, has reconstructed native Ifugao and Kalinga huts. It also has an art gallery and a coffee shop that showcase the rich culture of the Cordillera people. Tam-awan, which means “vantage point,” also offers a view of the West Philippine Sea on a clear day. Your last stop is the Strawberry Farm in La Trinidad, a small town close to Baguio City. You will see rows and rows of these berries and get to pick fresh ones which you can eat or take home. Appreciate Baguio’s scenic outskirts and countryside and learn more about its culture and heritage on this affordable tour. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Cordillera Heritage Tour | Day Trip in Baguio

Immerse yourself in the culture of the Cordilleras in this whole day tour of Baguio. This private day trip is perfect for those who want to see the best sights and the rich heritage of the people in the north. You will be picked up at your accommodation in Baguio. On the way to your first destination, your guide will discuss the itinerary as well as what to expect for the day. You will visit the well-known Baguio Museum first where you will learn how the mummification process is done. You will also see displays of the traditional clothes and artworks of the indigenous people of the Cordilleras. Afterward, you will make your way to La Trinidad, Benguet to visit the Strawberry Farm. It is best known for its fresh produce of ripe strawberries. Want to experience harvesting them? You can join locals in strawberry picking, and of course, you get to taste the berries as well. Once you've had your fill of this sweet fruit, you will head to Tam-awan Village next. It is a reconstructed village full of traditional Ifugao houses and other structures. Check out the artworks on display, learn about the culture of the region, and immerse yourself in the unique aesthetic of the people. Drop by the BenCab Museum after to appreciate the creativity of the people in the Cordilleras. It is named after, and owned by, Ben Cabrera, a National Artist of the Philippines for Visual Arts. A renowned Filipino painter, BenCab has collections of various artworks and paintings unique to local artists. Your last stop is the Easter Weaving Room. It is known for its quality products such as clothes, accessories, and wooden items. Watch local weavers demo how the weaving is done, and if you're interested, you may opt to try it yourself. Experience the distinct culture and heritage of the Cordilleras by booking this whole day tour of Baguio. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
9hours
Available:
All year
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Angeles Cultural and Heritage Guided Tour | With Hotel Pick-Up and Lunch

Come with us and learn about Angeles City’s rich heritage. From visiting traditional houses to checking out the first museum in the Philippines tackling social history, this trip will definitely be one for the books for history buffs and the culturally-inclined alike. This private day tour begins when you’re picked up from your accommodation in Angeles City or Clark. The guide will brief you about the itinerary and give you a short background of the places you will visit. Your first stop will be the Museo ning Angeles, a 1920s two-story hub for culture and the arts sitting at the heart of the Sto. Rosario Historic District. First built as a town hall, it was dubbed as an “Important Cultural Property of the Philippines” a hundred years later. When you enter the museum, you will see the various displays and descriptions of Angeles City’s well-known personalities from its founder, Don Angel Pantaleon de Miranda, until the present. There are exhibits on Pampanga’s love affair with food as well, as the province is a well-known foodie destination. From the Museo, you will visit the Pamintuan Mansion next, a century-old structure that used to be the home of a rich political family in Angeles. It was turned into a museum in 2015, and the first to deal with social history. Each of the galleries in the mansion depict an aspect of a traditional Filipino social life, providing great insight into Philippine culture. It also has a unique place in the country’s history because Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur, Jr. and Filipino leader Antonio Luna used it as their headquarters. After having lunch, you will go around the city and make short stops at the heritage houses along the way before you head back to your hotel. You will also visit the Holy Rosary Church, recently recognized as a national historical site by the Philippine National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Learn more about the roots of this city and its continuous evolution by booking this tour. Check availability by selecting a date above.

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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Museum Tours

Check out these museum tours and discover the events and influences that shaped the Philippines' contemporary culture. Perfect for families, these tours also lets you immerse in the local art scene and history or bring your kids to the latest educational installments.

Museum Tours

Check out these museum tours and discover the events and influences that shaped the Philippines' contemporary culture. Perfect for families, these tours also lets you immerse in the local art scene and history or bring your kids to the latest educational installments.
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Manila Museum Tour | With Guide and Transfers

Immerse in the heritage of the Philippines by examining various paintings and artifacts in different museums in Manila. This tour is perfect for those wanting to have a museum excursion with friends and family.  After your driver picks you up at your accommodation in Manila Bay Area or Makati City, you’ll proceed to your first destination, which is the National Museum. The National Museum complex in Manila comprises the National Art Gallery, the Museum of Philippines (Old Financial Building) and the Old Tourism Built (Old History Museum). It is built at the beginning of the 20th century. These museums is now the housing of the national collection of fine arts and the National collections of archaeology and ethnography. The National Museum also administers the National Planetarium, as well as more than ten national archeological sites and branch museums.  Next is Casa Manila, a copy in Calle Jaboneros of the 1850s of San Nicolas House. Casa Manila's architect was J. L. Faustmann, Ramon. It is an Intramuros museum that represents the colonial way of life during the Philippine Spanish colonization. On the other hand, the Museum of San Agustín is connected with San Agustín's oldest Philippine church. It is a treasure house of works of religious art. Built in 1571, the church had twice been destroyed by fire. In 1587 the existing building was rebuilt.  The Intramuros ' Museum is housed in the reconstructions of the Church of San Ignacio and the Sociedad de Jesús Mission Hall in Intramuros. The museum has six areas, including the Immaculate Conception, the Patronato Real, and the parish institutions, the organization of the parish and the holy vessels, the Religious Colonial Pictures and The Indian Response. Finally, you will visit the Lakbay Museo interactively. Recognized as Philippine's first interactive millennia museum, Lakbay Museo brings you to the archipelago with its expositions and performances, which capture the spirit of Filipino culture as a whole. The museum is an unforgettable experience.  Discover Manila in various paintings, artifacts, and dioramas by joining this guided tour. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
6hours
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All year
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Lakbay Museo Day Pass | An Interactive Museum Attraction

Lakbay Museo is one of its kind, making the visitors have a unique experience to visit places in the Philippines without leaving Manila at all! Located at S Maison at Conrad Hotel a few meters away from SM Mall of Asia in Pasay.  This interactive museum not only gives its visitors an overview of the Philippines’ provinces, but guests can also immerse themselves and learn more about the history, culture, and traditions of the provinces are featured in this museum. Activities to do inside With Lakbay Museo’s 11 attractions inside their space, guests can freely explore the different provinces in the Philippines from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The museum greets its visitors in a unique way, by choosing which entrance they should go with: a Jeepney, Airplane, or Vinta. After the unique entrance, a wide range of Filipino cultural performances are held for the visitors to enjoy as they walk throughout the museum. Some of the highlights include the 14 sections of the museum with different experiences. From giant mango trees, under the sea experience, and even a miniature of Bicol’s Mayon Volcano are some of the interactive attractions guests can see.  Filipino dishes can also be tried out for free or can be bought by using token chips that are given at the entrance. Guests can enjoy trying fish crackers with different sauces or buy treats in the carInderia such as pancit, ginataang mais, and the famous halo-halo.  Other Activities Aside from the cultural exposure of the different provinces in the Philippines, guests can fully enjoy posing and taking creative photos because of the Instagrammable areas that also feature Pinoy trademarks. Local and traditional dance performances like Tinikling, Pandango sa Ilaw, and many more are some of the museum’s other way to entertain their guests. At the end of the tour, a mini local store that sells different products made from local brands are being sold for guests who may want to support the local businesses.   

Duration:
2hours
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All year
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Dessert Museum Day Pass | Instagrammable-Worthy Attraction

The Dessert Museum is a perfect place for anyone who loves seeing desserts, eating them, and taking creative photos around them. This interactive, dessert-filled, and Instagrammable museum welcomes you the unique way: through a slide!  This 12,000 sq. ft. the museum has 8 dessert-themed and mouth-watering rooms. Guests can enjoy 2-hour access inside where they are welcomed by desserts hanging, painted, or displayed inside the rooms.  What to do and see inside As guests get to enter the museum, they’ll be able to spend some time visiting their rooms: Donut, Marshmallow, Macaroons (Naughty or Nice?), Ice Cream, Gumball, Gummy Bear, Cotton Candy, and Cake Pop rooms.  Each room has a unique feature that makes the dessert room stand-out; donuts and marshmallows are hanging from the ceiling, gigantic gummy bears are displayed for photo opportunities, and a large gumball machine to name a few.  Most rooms are Instagrammable-friendly as the rooms are visually and aesthetically pleasing for an interesting photo. The creativity of the photo now depends on how guests strike a pose! There are seesaws, miniature bathtubs, swings, and trampolines that they can use to take creative photos (and boomerangs).  Aside from taking photos, a tour guide usually tells an interesting history and trivia about the dessert dedicated per room, making this visit also educational. Some rooms offer a sweet treat once guests finish their tour and treat includes: marshmallows, macaroons, ice creams, cotton candies, and cake pops. Location and Nearby Attractions The Dessert Museum is located in S Maison, Conrad Hotel Manila, few meters away from SM Mall of Asia. Guests can head next to SM Mall of Asia to have a look at one of the biggest malls in the world. They can also pass by Manila Bay where they can take a short rest from the sweet experience from the museum before they continue on to their next adventure.

Duration:
2hours
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All year
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Woodcarver's Village Tour in Baguio | With Guide and Transfer

Appreciate Baguio City’s art scene by going in this hassle-free excursion that lets you visit the cultural places in the City of Pines. The trip is tailored for art enthusiast and travelers who want to see and experience the city’s cultural heritage. After being picked up from your residence or lodging, you will begin the half-day tour. The tour guide will guide you to the first destination — the Tam-Awan village located in the city’s Pinsao Proper. This is where you will get to view the Cordilleran craftsmanship as it showcases seven Ifugao huts and two Kalinga houses, among other artifacts. You will then make a stop in BenCab Museum owned by no less than national artist Ben Cabrera. It features BenCab and other Filipino artists’ artworks. From time to time, it also houses exhibits of local artists. You can also take a coffee break at Café Isabel, known for its delectable sweets and quality coffee. You'll also visit Easter Weaving Room to see handmade weaving crafts from the Ifugaos. But the highlight of this tour is the Woodcarver’s Village in Benguet. It highlights the indigenous aesthetics, its natural environment, and the rich cultural heritage of the Cordillerans through wood carving. The Woodcarver's Village is a hub for budding local artists as the city promotes their talents and craftsmanship. This is why the trip also provides you with a special souvenir. If it isn't enough, go shop and bring some to your friends and family back home. Feast your eyes and soul in Baguio City’s festive art and do not forget to take bring your camera and take some snaps as postcard-worthy souvenir. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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