Museo de Intramuros had been officially open to the public last April 29, 2019 with Department of Tourism secretary Ms. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, former Department of Tourism secretary Gemma Cruz – Araneta, Miss Universe 1973 Maria Margarita Moran among others in attendance.
The museum is managed by the Intramuros Administration (IA), which is an attached agency of the Department of Tourism (DOT), Museo de Intramuros is located in two important reconstructions inside the walled city. the San Ignacio Church and Convent and the Mission House of the Society of Jesus.
The in-house exhibition were curated by Ms. Esperanza Gatbonton, Mr. Gino Gonzales, Ms. Cecilia dela Paz, Ms. Santiago Pilar and Mr. Martin Tinio.
Immaculate Conception statues which dates from late 17th to 19th century
6 Galleries or Exhibition Area
Museo de Intramuros have six sections or galleries : the Immaculate Conception, the Religious Order, the Patronato Real and establishments of Parishes, Religious Colonial Paintings, the establishment of parish and sacred vessels, and The Indio Response. Throughout these sections, you will be able to find different kinds of artwork, including paintings, sculptures, and antique items from hundreds of years ago.
The religious order room
The public is also advise not to sit and touch the statues within the exhibit area. Observe silence and proper guidelines.
Patronato Real and Establishment of Parishes
urna with 4 saint painted on sides
This statue is one of the crown jewels of the Intramuros administration. The statue is taken out during the annual marian procession.
The museum has over 7,500 pieces which were accumulated for 40 years from different parts of the country.
different kinds of silver works and ecclesiastic arts
The Museo de Intramuros is located in the reconstructions of San Ignacio Church and the Mission House of the Society of Jesus in Intramuros.
gallery an timeline of intramuros
Las Casas de Dios
It officially opened last week and the entrance is currently free (and will be free for the first six months).
Address: Arzobispo street corner Anda Street, Intramuros, Manila, 1002
Operation: Tuesday to Sunday
Operational Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Special Thanks- Mr. Dino Santos ( curator) and Ms. Sandra Martinez ( Intramuros Administration for the accommodation.