Yexel's Toy Museum : A Throwback Thursday Review

Philippines, Manila Guide (B): Yexel's Toy Museum : A Throwback Thursday Review

Yexel's Toy Museum is probably the most popular toy museum in the Philippines. If you are an avid fan of movies like Star Wars, Transformer, DCU and Marvel Cinematic Universe, Anime and video games, then visiting the Yexel museum should be in your bucket list if you are visiting the Philippines. 

In 2014, the Best of World Travel team was searching for a good place to travel with. One of our friends suggested the museum and we came across the Yexel Toy Museum.

The site is located at the back of SM South Mall, it is very easy to find in the Google Map and tourists won't really get lost there because everyone knows the site. 

After arriving at the SM South Mall, we asked a tricycle driver (let's call him Mr. Trike) but he told us that the museum will be far if we will just take a walk. Plus it was blazing hot, we will just get tired upon arrival. So he offered us a 30 Pesos ($0.5-0.7 USD) ride for three just to get there.

Mr. Trike was right! The despite being a museum, it was a bit far from the Mall as well as the National High Way. He told us that the museum was originally a house, and Yexel Sebastian just transformed it into his very own palace, the Yexel Museum. If we had walked, then we should have arrived showering with our own sweats. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Yexel's Toy Museum : A Throwback Thursday Review
Guide Location: Philippines » Manila
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Yexel's Toy Museum  
Author: Joe Gibson
Read it on author's website: http://www.bestofworldtravel.com/2017/01/yexels-toy-museum-throwback-thursday.html

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