Book Museum and Ethnology Center

The Book Museum cum Ethnology Center
 
Address:        127 Dao St. Marikina Heights, Marikina City
Telephone Number:        (02) 570 4449
Email Address:        adb.bookmuseum@yahoo.com
Admission Fee:        Php100.00 except senior citizen where the
          amount that would be required to gain entry is
         Php 80.00

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Basic Description

Within a nine hundred (900) square meter face the First (1st) Building has Three (3) Floors;

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The First (1st) Floor is devoted to the display of the Cordillera artifacts;

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The Second (2nd) and Third (3rd) Floors are for lease to help sustain the operation of the complex;
The comparatively smaller Second (2nd ) Building inspired by a Kosovo mosque with two(2) floors provide spaces
for the display of artifacts which include those emanating from the Muslims and other indigenous tribes of the
Archipelago ;

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The huge painting by Renowned Visual Artist Leo Aguinaldo from Baguio city to serve as the façade of the Book
Museum depicts the Philippines as well as the domestic and global evolution of printing and publishing;

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It houses books and other types of documentations which the proponent collected as souvenirs in the course of his
various travels domestically, regionally and internationally;

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A big foot is likewise placed thereto as symbolic of the proponent’s aspiration to travel;

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The wall immediately at the back of the Book Museum highlights the  colorful landmarks of Marikina City as designed and executed by the Angono artists using cement;

One notable remark from a foreign visitor states that it is :

A superior ethnology museum better than all the others in PH.” Bryan Watkins, May 25, 2014;

As mentioned in the Metro Manila Museum Directory “The must see museum under Reading in Metro Manila is the Book Museum in Marikina.”

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