May 18, 2017

Motag Living Museum: The First Interactive Museum in the Philippines

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  • There’s more to Aklan than Boracay Island with its beautiful beaches and clear waters. Not many tourists know about a museum that is worth a visit when in Aklan.

    Natives of Malay, Aklan

    Montag Living Musuem is located in Barangay Montag, Aklan. To get there, it may take about 11 minutes from Caticlan Airport. Montag Museum aims to preserve the heritage and the native’s way of life and for the new generation to be proud of their roots.

    A visit at Montag Living Museum is far from the usual activities to do in Boracay. Here, you will discover their tradition and culture through immersion with the locals, from visiting their homes, cooking rice using traditional tools, to traditional farming, plowing, harrowing, and planting.

    Interact with the locals of Motag in Malay

    Tourists and locals can try the traditional rice milling

    Hands-on weaving will be taught in the interactive museum.

    When you visit, you can also help out by purchasing any souvenir available in the museum. The money collected are given to the community. Not only that, the Motag Living Museum has empower the elderly by giving them regular activity they know the most, their wisdom shared and earn from it. It has also improved income to local residents, providing long term benefits in personal healthcare, education and general well-being.

    So what are you waiting for? Get amazed with the values and experience the rich and old-age tradition in Malay, Aklan.

    Details:

    Address: Barangay Motag, Malay, Aklan

    Business Hours: 10:00 am and 2:00 pm (Tuesday – Sunday); Closed on Monday

    E-mail: motaglivingmuseum@gmail.com

    Contact number: 0921-556-3111

    For the rates, kindly contact the management.


    Sources: motaglivingmuseum.files.wordpress.com

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