The Metropolitan Museum of Manila is a premium destination where visitors can find a great conglomeration of contemporary as well as modern art of the Philippines. Renowned for exposing the art and artifacts made by locals as well as people coming from all parts of the World, the permanent collection at this museum includes items of ancient pottery, bank's gold, Gold Gallery exhibits and jewelry along with very beautiful ceramic pieces from a historic past.
The tactile exhibits of the museum are also very popular with the tourists as they have the opportunity to even touch and explore these artifacts. The Metropolitan Museum also has an auditorium used for showing films, arranging lectures and for organizing many other activities as well. A great place to visit, just in case you are looking for an outstanding collection of works by renowned Philippine masters; many of these works are showcased in the Stairwell and Catwalk Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila.