Visitors will get to enjoy the groundbreaking Quezon City Experience (QCX) Museum for free today, May 18, on the occasion of International Museum Day.
QCX, the country’s newest and most modern local museum, announced free admissions to all visitors on Friday as it participates in the global event aimed at highlighting the role of museums in society.
The museum is composed of 15 galleries that highlight Quezon City’s history and development through installations and interactive displays.
It presents Quezon City’s momentous events from its founding by President Manuel L. Quezon to the current administration of Mayor Herbert M. Bautista when it became the country’s most progressive city.
QCX head museum officer Michael A. Ogalinola said more Quezon City residents must visit the museum to know more about the city and its unique role it played in Philippine history.
“Going to museums is part of being Filipino. Through the museums, we can understand the history of our communities, “ Oganinola said.
International Museum Day was first organized in 1977 by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and has been celebrated worldwide every May 18.