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Museo Pambata, Manila

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Museo Pambata is the first children’s interactive museum in the Philippines. Opened to the public in 1994, Museo Pambata has distinguished itself for its educational programs and its innovative “hands-on” exhibits enjoyed by children from all over the country. Committed to provide alternative education and uphold the welfare of children, Museo Pambata has also conducted various programs and activities held in the museum, in Manila's schools and communities and in different cities nationwide. Its educational programs and special activities are anchored on the advocacy of children's rights, primarily on their right to education, health, recreation, and mental and physical development.
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  • This is really one nice museum for kids! Price is at 250 pesos, but 50% off for manila residents. But i think they should be more considerate with the price especially for kids below 5 yrs old, or muc...  more »
  • Good to see that this museum targets children. However, not all children can gain access - think street children and those from poorer economic circumstances. It's a delightful place, but needs an upg...  more »
  • As far as children's museums, this one was pretty good. The kids really enjoyed it. They especially loved the upstairs sections: the body section, the market, the fire truck. That is where we spent mo...  more »
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  • I didn't know Dolphy's monument stands here! What a surprise. Been a while walking the busy streets of Manila. Museo Pambata has been a good place to let your inner child wander... from then till now :)
  • Good place to bring the kids. I wish upkeep was better. Some of the exhibits are in bad repair the last time I visited. For Manila residents there is a discount on the entrance fee.
  • It's a great place for kids, they can learn about a bit of everything... Philippine culture, historical Manila, music instruments, insects, medicinal plants, the human body and more. There is also a small outdoor playground. It has a lot of hands on activities for kids, and the prices at the gift shop are reasonable.
  • Great place to bring young kids to learn and explore different activities. Very kid friendly place. Best time to go is weekdays. Parking are available in front of the building.
  • The place is very educational for children! The place really improved! There are different sections you can visit: Spanish era, plants and herbs, human body, etc. Adults will also enjoy the place :)