IN PHOTOS: Two museums in Malacañang open to public in June

The Malacañang Heritage Tours provide a unique opportunity for individuals to appreciate the remarkable history of our country

Malacañang recently announced the opening of two museums to the public this coming June. The Malacañang Heritage Tours is an initiative spearheaded by First Lady Liza Araneta-Marcos, and is a testament to the rich history of Philippine presidents and their indelible contributions to the nation.

President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. at the launch of the Malacañang Heritage Tours on May 30, 2023.

The tour revolves around two museums: the Bahay Ugnayan Museum and the Teus Mansion.

The Bahay Ugnayan Museum focuses on the defining moments of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.'s path to the presidency.

The Bahay Ugnayan Museum is dedicated to the life and times of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. It offers a unique opportunity to explore the formative years of President Marcos. Guests will witness the defining moments of his tenure, and marvel at the campaign materials that paved the path to his presidency.

Portraits of former First Ladies - a part of the Teus Mansion tour.

The Teus Mansion is a showcase of the vibrant and diverse history of Philippine presidents. It houses an extensive collection of memorabilia, including presidential attire, footwear, flags, and sculpted busts.

The museum also has a corner dedicated to the portraits of the First Ladies, who played a significant role in shaping both the presidency and the nation as a whole.

The Teus Mansion is a showcase of the vibrant and diverse history of Philippine presidents.
viber_image_2023-05-30_20-38-37-964.jpg "The Malacañang Heritage Tours provide a unique opportunity for individuals seeking a deeper appreciation for the remarkable past and distinguished leaders of the Philippines. It stands as a must-see attraction, offering an engaging and enlightening experience that delves into the rich tapestry of Philippine history," according to a statement by the Palace to the press. viber_image_2023-05-30_20-38-39-453.jpg
The Manila Bulletin was very much a part of Philippine history, as showcased in the Teus Mansion tour.

Apart from the Malacañang Heritage Tours, The Goldenberg Series was also launched on the same day. It is a cultural initiative that celebrates the diverse culture of the Philippines. The series features a variety of events, including performances, exhibitions, and educational programs.

Guests were given the VIP treatment during the maiden show of the Malacañang Heritage Tours.

The Goldenberg Series also serves as a stepping stone for emerging artists and cultural practitioners, providing them the opportunity to showcase their talents and contribute to the preservation and promotion of the country's cultural identity.

Through these activities, the series cultivates a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Philippines' cultural heritage, both within the country and on the global stage.

The Malacañang Heritage Tours are open to the public, free of charge, starting June 1, 2023. Guided tours will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations can be made by emailing [email protected] or by calling (02) 8735-6080.

(Photos by Noel B. Pabalate)