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The Vargas Museum

University of the Philipines | Roxas Ave, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
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Art Class trip

it was a good visit with our professor. together with my classmates, we enjoyed the arts displayed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vivien M
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Quezon City, Philippines
Great for art lovers/enthusiast (not for children)

We went to this museum since we where already in the area. I was with my family with a 5 yr old... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
jl0ufajard0
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Makati, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a good visit with our professor. together with my classmates, we enjoyed the arts displayed. got to see the different "Obra" of some famous artist.

Thank Vivien M
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this museum since we where already in the area. I was with my family with a 5 yr old. The entrance fee was just Php30 per person (regardless of age). We were informed that the 2nd floor of the museum is currently...More

Thank jl0ufajard0
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Vargas Museum is located at Roxas Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Ride a UP bound jeep from Philcoa and the museum is the first building on the right after the UP Oblation and the Administration Building. The museum has three levels. At the first...More

Thank Jake2014jake
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Each time I visit Manila, I seek out a few more art museums that I haven't seen. Each museum has their own unique qualities, and collections and buildings can vary quite a bit. The Vargas Museum is a classic university venue - smart, high quality,...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Small but excellent once private collection of mostly 20th century Philippine paintings. A great discovery for art, culture and history buffs. Located in a beautiful leafy corner on the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, Quezon City. A small cafe attached to the museum...More

Thank hotalex1953
Reviewed 12 July 2016

If you find yourself around the UP area with some time to spare, do visit the Vargas Museum. You would be surprised at their collection of paintings, some from National Artists and contemporary art. I last visited during a Philippine comic book exhibit.

Thank MisyelSolano
Reviewed 5 May 2016

going around UP is one unique experience. a top ranking university amidst lush peaceful ambience. the museum shouldnt be your priority going to UP. its a good but average museum with paintings from classical filipino artists. it is worth a visit but do not expect...More

Thank ezarra101
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This art museum is situated in a lovely, leafy area among the grounds of university buildings, which feels like a long way from the usual madness of Manila streets. It is a perfect size for anyone who wants to see a bit of work from...More

Thank Linka
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This is one of those not so well-known museums around the city, but is a true must-see for any UP Diliman visit. Displays mostly artwork consisting of paintings, sketches, drawings, and some sculpture from the masters of yore..this is an artist's haven. It also showcases...More

Thank Trittle L
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Hosts a lot of beautiful artworks done by filipino painters. They have a fantastic collection of paintings ranging from students to national artists.

Thank Dani L
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