Philippine Veterans Museum in Taguig

Veterans Museum Taguig ManilaThe Philippine Veterans Museum is another one of Taguig’s historic sites located at Barangay Western Bicutan. It features war stories as interpreted by life-sized montages and retold by different art forms combined with advanced technology. It is the only museum in the Philippines that shows World War II in form of tableaus on the daily life of Filipino crusaders during the said time. A secret tunnel, used during World War II, is part of a guided tour of the Philippine Army Museum. Displayed at the Museum are war materials such as weaponry, war relics and dioramas depicting the multi-dimensional role of army soldiers. The Veteran’s Museum was inaugurated by former President Fidel Ramos in 1997 and opened in 1998 by former President Joseph Estrada. Gilberto Lomotan was the architect who worked on the building with colleague Banjo de Ocampo. The museum, designed by JGPL Designers and Builders, is managed by the Veterans Federation of the Philippines and the Board of Trustees of the Veterans of World War II. The artists from different provinces such as Banaue, Pampanga, Laguna, and Bulacan hand-carved statues made in wood.

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