• 52 Weekends of Family Fun: Part 4

    Go on an art appreciation spree this April with these suggestions for a quick weekend with the family.
    by Julian Vorpal .
  • April 6: Marikina City Doll Museum
    doll museumMarvel in the ingenuity and skill of Philippine craftsmanship at the Marikina Doll Museum where you can see facets of local color and life in miniature!

    Why go there: The Doll Museum has 500 papier-mâché dolls in 46 dioramas on display showcasing Philippine history, created by famous fashion designers Patis Tesoro and Guia Gomez.

    Family-friendly factor: The dolls and scenes are meticulous in their construction. The dolls are engaged in various activities such as fiestas, childhood games and bayanihan.

    May cost you: P25 to enter.

    Fun factoid: Marikina has other museums nearby, such as the Shoe Museum, which has the largest pair of shoes in existence. You can also check out the Belen Museum for an assortment of nativity scenes or the Miniatures Museum for the highly detailed aforementioned miniatures.

    Contact details:
    The Doll Museum
    Address: Marikina Sports Complex, McDonald’s corner Sumulong Highway,
    Barangay Sto. Nino, Marikina City
    Landline / Mobile: (632) 4309735, (632) 646-5277
    Website: www.marikina.gov.ph

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